Fire Alarm Cable, Direct Burial

Genesis Fire Alarm Cables ensure uninterrupted fire protection. Built to exceed the demands of rigorous fire safety codes and regulations, UL listed, and Made in the USA.

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Application

Genesis® Direct Burial Rated Fire Alarm Cable is suitable for installation as follows:

  • Installed in a metal raceway that complies with 300.22(B).
  • Supported by solid bottom metal cable trays with solid metal covers.
  • Within buildings in other than air-handling spaces and risers.
  • In burial applications with or without conduit.

Specifications

Select a set of products below for more information:
Conductors
Size (AWG or kcmil) (mm2) No. of Conductors Stranding No. of Strands Shielding Nominal Outside Diameter (mils) (mm) Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km)
4151
16 AWG 16 AWG
2 2
Stranded Stranded
Unshielded Unshielded
44 65
4153
14 AWG 14 AWG
2 2
Stranded Stranded
Unshielded Unshielded
57 84
4154
14 AWG 14 AWG
4 4
Stranded Stranded
Unshielded Unshielded
94 139
4152
16 AWG 16 AWG
4 4
Stranded Stranded
Unshielded Unshielded
70 104
4156
18 AWG 18 AWG
2 2
Stranded Stranded
Unshielded Unshielded
34 51
4157
18 AWG 18 AWG
4 4
Stranded Stranded
Unshielded Unshielded
52 78
4158
18 AWG 18 AWG
6 6
Stranded Stranded
Unshielded Unshielded
71 105
4159
18 AWG 18 AWG
8 8
Stranded Stranded
Unshielded Unshielded
89 132

Standards & References

Genesis® Direct Burial Rated Fire Alarm Cable meets or exceeds the following:

  • UL 1685 - General Purpose Rated
  • UL 1424 - Cables for Power-Limited Fire-Alarm Circuits, Type FPL
  • UL 13 - Power-Limited Circuit Cables, Type CL2
  • Direct Burial Rated
  • Sunlight Resistant Rated
  • REACH/RoHS Compliant

Construction

Genesis® Direct Burial Rated Fire Alarm Cable features the following quality and convenience characteristics:

  • Bare Copper conductors for excellent conductivity and low voltage drop.
  • SRPVC insulation.
  • PVC jacket.
  • Durable rip cord for efficient jacket stripping and removal.
  • Countdown® Length Markings for easy tracking of usage and remaining cable.
  • Rated for 300 Volts
  • Rated for -20 °C to 75 °C.