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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 ElementSizeStrandingMaterial
Conductor(s)316 AWG19x29TC - Tinned Copper
ElementMaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Insulation DiameterColor Code
Conductor(s)PE - Polyethylene0.032 in (0.81 mm)0.122 in (3.10 mm)Black, Red, Clear
Outer Shield
Shield TypeMaterialCoverageDrainwire Type
TapeBi-Laminate (Alum+Poly)100%18 AWG (16x30) TC
Outer Jacket
MaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.031 in (0.79 mm)0.327 in (8.31 mm)
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.327 in (8.31 mm)

Electrical Characteristics

ElementNom. Conductor DCRNom. Capacitance Cond-to-CondNom. Capacitance Cond-to-Other (Conds + Shield)Max. Current
Conductor(s)4.44 Ohm/1000ft26 pF/ft (85 pF/m)50 pF/ft (160 pF/m)16 Amps per Conductor at 30ºC
UL Voltage Rating
600 V (UL AWM 20253), 300 V (CL3)

Mechanical Characteristics

UL TemperatureOperating
80°C-20°C to +80°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
3.3 in (84 mm)3.3 in (84 mm)
Max. Pull Tension: 141 lbs (64.0 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 60 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor
Sustainability: CA Prop 65
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL 1685 UL loading , IEC 60332-1-2
CPR Compliance: CPR Euroclass: Eca
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 725, CL3
AWM Compliance: AWM 20253
European Directive Compliance: EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2015/863/EU (RoHS 2 amendment), EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE)
APAC Compliance: China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.484 Revision Date: 06-30-2022

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
8618 060500ChromeReel500 ft612825213420
8618 060U500ChromeUnReel500 ft612825213406
8618 0601000ChromeReel1,000 ft612825213413
8618 0605000ChromeReel5,000 ft612825213437
Date: 2004-01-01
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