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6401FE - Security & Sound, 3 Conductor 20 AWG BC, O/A Foil, CMP


Security & Commercial Audio Cable, Plenum-CMP, 3-20 AWG stranded bare copper conductors with Flamarrest® insulation, Beldfoil® shield and Flamarrest® jacket with ripcord

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Intercom/PA Systems and Sound/Audio Systems.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

Conductor
AWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Conductors
207x28BC - Bare Copper3
Conductor Count: 3
Insulation
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal Wall Thickness
PVC-LS - Polyvinyl Chloride (Low Smoke)Flamarrest®0.009 in
Color Chart
NumberColor
1Black
2Red
3White
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWGDrainwire Construction n x D
TapeAlum / PolyBeldfoil®100 %TC - Tinned Copper22Solid
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialMaterial Trade NameNominal DiameterNominal Wall ThicknessRipcord
PVC-LS - Polyvinyl Chloride (Low Smoke)Flamarrest®0.15 in0.015 inYes

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCRNominal Outer Shield DCR
10.2 Ohm/1000ft17.9 Ohm/1000ft
Capacitance
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to Shield
56 pF/ft100.8 pF/ft
Current
ElementMax. Recommended Current [A]
10C Temperature Rise3.75 Amps per conductor @ 25°C ambient
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V RMS

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 75°C
Operating Temp Range: 0°C To +75°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 19.5 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 46.9 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 1.5 in

Standards

NEC Articles: Article 800
NEC/(UL) Specification: CMP
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CMP

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor - Plenum
EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2003/96/EC (BFR): Yes
EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II): Yes
EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2005-04-01
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes

Suitability

Suitability - Indoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

C(UL) Flammability: FT6
UL Flammability: NFPA 262
UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS

Plenum/Non-Plenum

Plenum (Y/N): Yes

Part Number

Non-Plenum Number: 5401FE
Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
6401FE 8771000NaturalReel1,000 ft612825176688
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.273 Revision Date: 04-28-2020
Date: 2005-04-01
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