PLTC

Type PLTC/ITC Instrumentation Cable 300 Volt Copper Conductors PVC/Nylon Insulated Singles Overall Shield TOS. PVC Jacket Heat, Moisture, Oil and Sunlight Resistant RoHS rated for -30°C to 105°C
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Application

Southwire’s Instrumentation Cables Type PLTC per UL 13 and Type ITC per UL 2250 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 construct- ed with 7-strand copper conductors insulated with nylon covered PVC. The triad conductors are colored black, white, red and alpha-numeric printed. Each triad has an aluminum polyester foil with 100% coverage and a tinned drain wire. 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 -30°C to 105°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.

Specifications

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No. of Conductors Size (AWG or kcmil) No. of Strands Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) Size (AWG) No. of Strands Nom. OD (mils) (mm) Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) Allowable Ampacity
566931 3 3 16 AWG 16 AWG 7 7 15 0.38 270 6.88 54 80

Standards & References

  • UL 13 Standard for Power-Limited Circuit Cables
  • UL 2250 Standard for Instrumentation Tray Cable
  • IEEE 383 Flame Test (70,000 btu)
  • IEEE 1202 FT4 Flame Test (70,000) BTU/hr Vertical Tray Test
  • 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

Construction

  • Conductor: Class B stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and B8
  • Insulation: Premium Grade Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Black/White/Red alpha-numeric print alternate and inverted. 1-ONE, 2-TWO. 22 AWG PVC (Orange) communication conductor included on more than one triad.
  • Twisted Triad: Black, White and Red insulated conductors
  • Binder: Mylar binder
  • Overall Drain Wire: Tinned Copper
  • Overall Shielded: 100% coverage aluminum/polyester foil shield with a drain wire as shown in step 5
  • Rip Cord: Rip cord under jacket for ease of removal
  • Jacket: Black sunlight, oil and moisture resistant Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

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