Southwire #: 58160099

Type TC-ER, PLTC, FPL, and NFPL Control Cable 600 Volt Copper Conductors, Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) with nylon layer Insulation THWN Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket, Shielded Control Cable Conductor Identification Method 1 Table 2

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Southwire’s Type TC-ER, PLTC, FPL, and NFPL Control Cable are suited for use in wet and dry areas, conduits, ducts, troughs, trays, direct burial, aerial supported by a messenger and where superior electrical properties are desired. These cables are capable of operating continuously at the conductor temperature not in excess of 90°C in dry locations and 75°C in wet locations, 130°C for emergency overload, and 250°C For uses in Class I, II, and III per NEC Article 725 and 760. Exposed runs (TC-ER) per NEC 336.10. Oil and sunlight resistant


Stock # 58160099 58160099
No. of Conductors 4 4
Size (AWG or kcmil) (mm2) 12 AWG 12 AWG
No. of Strands 7 7
Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) 16 0.41 mils mm
Nom. OD (mils) (mm) 422 10.72 mils mm
Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) 148 221 lbs/1000' kgs/km

Standards & References

  • ASTM B3 Standard Specification for Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B8 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • UL 13 Standard for Power-Limited Circuit Cables
  • UL 83 Thermoplastic Insulated Wires and Cables Type THHN
  • UL 1277 TC-ER
  • UL 1685 Vertical-Tray Fire Propagation and Smoke Release Test
  • ICEA S-73-532 Standard for Control, Thermocouple Extension and Instrumentation Cables
  • ICEA S-95-658 (NEMA WC70) Power Cables Rated 2000 Volts or Less for the Distribution of Electrical Energy
  • 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


  • Conductor:7 strands class B compressed bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8
  • Insulation:Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) with nylon layer TFFN
  • Drain Wire:Tinned copper
  • Shielding:100% coverage aluminum foil
  • Jacket:Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket


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