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8185 - RS232/422 Low Cap, #24-25pr, FPO, Indiv.& O/A Foils+Braid, PVC Jkt, CM, 100Ω


Computer EIA RS-232/422, Digital Audio Cable, 24 AWG stranded (7x32) tinned copper conductors, Datalene® insulation, 25 twisted pairs individually Beldfoil® shielded + overall 100% Beldfoil® + tinned copper braid shield (65% coverage), drain wire, PVC jacket.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: RS-232 Extended Distance & RS-422 Applications; Computer Communications; Low Voltage Analog signals (4-20ma, 0-10v, ...); Low Voltage Digital Control (24v, …); Digital Audio; Panel Wiring

Construction Details

Conductor
ElementNumber of ElementSizeStrandingMaterial
Pair(s)2524 AWG7x32TC - Tinned Copper
Insulation
ElementMaterialNom. ThicknessColor Code
Pair(s)PE - Polyethylene (Foam)0.019 in (0.48 mm)Black & Red, Black & White, Black & Green, Black & Blue, Black & Yellow, Black & Brown, Black & Orange, Red & White, Red & Green, Red & Blue, Red & Yellow, Red & Brown, Red & Orange, Green & White, Green & Blue, Green & Yellow, Green & Brown, Green & Orange, White & Blue, White & Yellow, White & Brown, White & Orange, Blue & Yellow, Blue & Brown, Blue & Orange
Inner Shield
ElementShield TypeMaterialCoverageDrainwire TypeNotes
Pair(s)TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%24 AWG (7x32) TCeach pair, Z-Fold® Foil-in
Outer Shield
Shield TypeMaterialCoverage
TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%
BraidTinned Copper (TC)65%
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.065 in (1.7 mm)0.822 in (20.9 mm)
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.822 in (20.9 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

Electricals
ElementNom. Conductor DCRMax. Conductor DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-CondNom. Capacitance Cond-to-Other (Conds + Shield)Nom. Characteristic ImpedenceNom. Velocity of Prop.Max. Current
Pair(s)24 Ohm/1000ft (79 Ohm/km)8.8 Ohm/1000ft (29 Ohm/km)12.5 pF/ft (41.0 pF/m)22 pF/ft (72 pF/m)100 Ohm78%1 Amp per Conductor at 25ºC
Voltage
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CM), 300 V (UL AWM 2493)

Mechanical Characteristics

Temperature
UL TemperatureOperating
60°C (UL AWM 2493)-40°C to +60°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
8.2 in (210 mm)8.2 in (210 mm)
Max. Pull Tension: 487 lbs (221 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 291 lbs/1000ft (433 kg/km)

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL1685 UL Loading, IEC 60332-1-2
CPR Compliance: CPR Euroclass: Eca
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 800, CM
AWM Compliance: AWM 2493
CEC / C(UL) Compliance: CM
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE)
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)

Product Notes

Notes: Datalene® insulation features include low dielectric constant and a dissipation factor for high-speed, low-distortion data handling. Physical properties include good crush resistance and light weight.

History

Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.338 Revision Date: 04-08-2022

Part Numbers

Variants
Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
8185 060100ChromeReel100 ft612825195870
8185 060500ChromeReel500 ft612825195894
8185 0601000ChromeReel1,000 ft612825195887
Date: 2004-01-01
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