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8888 - Portable Cordage, 2 C #18 Str BC, PVC Ins, UL Type SPT-1

Electronic, 2 Conductor 18AWG (42x34) Bare Copper, PVC Insulation, Portable Cordage SPT-1

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Conductors
1842x34BC - Bare Copper2
Conductor Count: 2
MaterialNominal Wall Thickness
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.032 in
Outer Shield Material
No Shield
Outer Jacket Material
Nominal Diameter
0.11 x 0.207 in

Construction and Dimensions

Type of Cordage: SPT-1

Electrical Characteristics

Max. Recommended Current [A]
10 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC (7 Amps over 50 ft)
7 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
Dielectric Withstand VoltageUL Voltage Rating
1500 V AC Applied for 1 Min.300 V RMS
Electrical Characteristics Notes: 1500 V AC Applied for 1 Min.

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 60°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 20 lbs/1000ft
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 1.25 in


NEC/(UL) Compliance: SPT-1

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

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 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

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL voltage rating: 300 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
8888 001250BrownReel250 ft612825217503
8888 001U1000BrownReel1,000 ft612825217497


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.207 Revision Date: 06-08-2020
Date: 2004-01-01
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