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8618 - Electronic, 3 C #16 Str TC, PE Ins, OS, PVC Jkt, CL3

Electronic, 3 Conductor 16AWG (19x29) Tinned Copper, PE Insulation, Overall Beldfoil® Shield, PVC Outer Jacket, CL3

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: low voltage analog signals (4-20ma, 0-10v, ...); low voltage control (24v, …); line level audio; voice communications; panel wiring

Construction Details

ElementNumber of ElementAWGStrandingMaterial
Conductor(s)31619x29TC - Tinned Copper
ElementMaterialThickness [in]Color Code
Conductor(s)PE - Polyethylene0.0315Black, Red, Clear
Outer Shield Material
TypeMaterialCoverageDrainwire Type
TapeAlum / Poly100%18 AWG (16x30) TC
Outer Jacket Material
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.031 in0.327 in

Electrical Characteristics

ElementNom. Conductor DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-CondNom. Capacitance Cond-to-Other (Conds + Shield)Max. Current
Conductor(s)4.8 Ohm/1000ft26 pF/ft50 pF/ft7 Amps per conductor @ 25°C
UL Voltage Rating
600 V (UL AWM 20253), 300 V (CL3)

Mechanical Characteristics

UL RatingOperating
80°C (UL AWM 20253)-20°C to +80°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.
3.5 in
Max. Pull Tension: 110 lbs
Bulk Cable Weight: 60 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Sustainability: CA Prop 65
Flammability / Fire Resistance: UL1685 UL Loading, IEC 60332-1-2
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 800, CL3
AWM Compliance: 20253
CPR Euroclass: Eca
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2015/863/EU, EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE)
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.317 Revision Date: 06-05-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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