SPEC 43602 600V CU PVC-Nylon/PVC Pairs POS

Type TC Instrumentation Cable 600 Volt Copper Conductors PVC/Nylon Insulated Singles with Overall Shield POS. PVC Jacket Heat, Moisture, Oil and Sunlight Resistant RoHS rated for -25°C to 90°C

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Southwire’s Instrumentation Cables Type TC UL 1277 are suitable for installations as outlined in NEC Article 336 for process control and instrumentation, control circuits for operation and interconnection of protective and signaling devices and for general use in manufacturing, industrial and commercial distribution systems. Cables are constructed with 7-strand copper conductors insulated with nylon covered PVC. The paired conductors are colored black, white, and alpha-numeric printed. The overall assembly is covered with an aluminum polyester foil with 100% coverage and a tinned drain wire. The cable is suited for use in cable trays, raceways, conduit, aerial (when supported with a messenger) and direct burial. The cable is rated for -25°C to 90°C and rated for Class I Div II hazardous locations, sun and oil resistant. The jacket is black PVC with a nylon ripcord for easy removal. 1 Pair is not TC-ER Rated.


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Standards & References

  • ASTM B3: Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B8: Concentric-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • UL 66: Fixture Wire Type TFN
  • UL 1277: Electrical Power and Control Tray Cables
  • IEEE 383: Flame Test (70,000 btu)
  • EPA 40 CFR, Part 26, Subpart C: heavy metals per Table 1, TCLP method
  • RoHS-2: (European Directive 2011/65/EU)
  • NEC Article 336: Power and Control Tray Cable


  • Conductor: Class B stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and B8
  • Insulation: Premium Grade Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) plus nylon. Black/White alpha-numeric print alternate and inverted. 1-ONE, 2-TWO
  • Overall Drain Wire: Tinned Copper. Sized two AWG sizes smaller than pair size. For #18 awg pair: Drain is 20 awg. For #16 awg pair: Drain is 18 awg.
  • Binder: Mylar binder
  • Overall Shielded: 100% coverage aluminum/polyester foil shield with a drain wire.
  • Rip Cord: Rip cord under jacket for ease of removal
  • Jacket: Black sunlight, oil and moisture resistant Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)


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