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8725 - Audio, Control and Instrumentation, 4 Pair 20 AWG Stranded, Shielded, CM

4 Pair 20 AWG stranded (7x28) TC conductors, polypropylene insulation, conductors cabled, Beldfoil® shield as noted (100% coverage), 22 AWG stranded TC drain wire, CM PVC jacket.

Product Overview

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

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

ElementAWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Pairs
Pair(s)207x28TC - Tinned Copper4
Conductor Count: 8
Total Number of Pairs: 4
ElementMaterialNominal Wall Thickness
Pair(s)PP - Polypropylene0.015 in
Color Chart
1Red & Black
2Green & White
3White/Red & White/Black
4White/Green & White/Yellow
Inner Shield Material
ElementTypeMaterialMaterial Trade NameCoverage [%]Drainwire MaterialDrainwire AWGDrainwire Construction n x D
Pair(s)TapeAlum / PolyBeldfoil®100 %TC - Tinned Copper22Stranded
InnerShield, Table Note: Shorting Fold
Outer Shield Material
No Shield
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.336 in0.03 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Individual Pair Nominal Shield DCRNominal Conductor DCR
12.54 Ohm/1000ft10.78 Ohm/1000ft
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to ConductorNom. Capacitance Conductor to Other Conductor to Shield
27 pF/ft49 pF/ft
Nominal Inductance
0.19 µH/ft
Nominal Characteristic Impedance
56 Ohm
Max. Recommended Current [A]
3.9 Amps per conductor @ 25°C
UL Voltage Rating
400 V RMS

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 105°C
Operating Temp Range: -40°C To +105°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 69 lbs/1000ft
Max Recommended Pulling Tension: 112 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 3.375 in


NEC/(UL) Specification: CM
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CM

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

Environmental Space: Indoor (Not Riser or 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 2015/863/EU: Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2004-01-01
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Indoor: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: UL 1581 (VW-1)
UL voltage rating: 400 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
8725 060500ChromeReel500 ft612825214663
8725 0601000ChromeReel1,000 ft612825214625
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.

Product Notes

Notes: Four groups of two conductors with drain wires, each group individually Beldfoil« shielded with polyester tape wrap. 22 AWG drain wire.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.277 Revision Date: 05-11-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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