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8808WB - Speaker Cable, 2 Conductor 8 AWG BC, Unshielded, Waterblocked

2 Conductor 8 AWG stranded (19x21) bare copper conductors, PVC/nylon insulated, unshielded, waterblock tape, PVC jacket, rip cord.

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Auditorium, Stadium, Race Track, Church, Temple, Synagogue, Place Of Assembly, Casino, Sound

Construction Details

ElementNumber of ElementSizeStrandingMaterial
Pair(s)18 AWG19x22BC - Bare Copper
ElementMaterialNom. ThicknessNom. Insulation DiameterColor Code
Pair(s)PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.034 in (0.86 mm)0.210 in (5.33 mm)Black and White
Conductor(s)Nylon0.006 in (0.15 mm)0.222 in (5.64 mm)
Outer Shield
No Shield
Outer Jacket
SeparatorMaterialNom. ThicknessNom. DiameterRipcord
Waterblocking TapePVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.063 in (1.6 mm)0.602 inYes
Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal): 0.602 in

Electrical Characteristics

Nom. Conductor DCRMax. Current
0.66 Ohm/1000ft57 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
UL Voltage Rating
600 V (TC), 150 V (NPLF)

Mechanical Characteristics

UL TemperatureOperating
UL Type TC: 90°C Dry, 75°C Wet; NPLF: 90°C-30°C To +75°C Wet; -30°C To +90°C Dry
Bend Radius
Stationary Min.Installation Min.
2.408 in (61.16 mm)3.01 in
Max. Pull Tension: 372 lbs (169 kg)
Bulk Cable Weight: 184 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability: Indoor/Outdoor, Indoor, Outdoor, Sunlight Resistance, Burial
Flammability / Reaction to Fire: UL1685 UL Loading, IEEE 1202 FT4
NEC / UL Compliance: Article 336, Article 760, NPLF, TC, THHN/THWN Singles
European Directive Compliance: 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: 0.334 Revision Date: 04-08-2022

Part Numbers

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
8808WB 0101000BlackReel1,000 ft612825216612
Date: 2012-03-15
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