600V CU EPR PAIRS CPE POS Instrumentation

Southwire #: 59554599

Type TC-ER Instrumentation Cable 600 Volt Tinned Copper Conductors EPR Insulated Single Pairs with Overall Shield POS. CPE Jacket Heat, Moisture, Oil and Sunlight Resistant

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Application

Southwire’s Instrumentation Cables Type TC-ER per 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 tinned copper conductors insulated with Ethylene Propylene Rubber EPR. The triad conductors are colored black, white, red and alpha-numeric printed. Each pair 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 90°C wet or dry and rated for Class I Div II hazardous locations, sun and oil resistant. The jacket is black Chlorinated Polyeth- ylene CPE with a rip cord for easy removal.

Specifications

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Stock # 59554599 59554599
No. of Conductors 16 16
Size (AWG or kcmil) 16 AWG 16 AWG
No. of Strands 7 7
Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) 31 0.79 mils mm
Nom. OD (mils) (mm) 954 24.24 mils mm
Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) 387 576 lbs/1000' kgs/km

Standards & References

  • ASTM B8 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • ASTM B33 Standard Specification for Tin-Coated Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • UL 44 Thermoset-Insulated Wires and Cables
  • UL 1277 Electrical Power and Control Tray Cables
  • UL 1685 FT4 Vertical-Tray Fire Propagation and Smoke Release Test
  • ICEA S-58-679 Control Cable Conductor Identification Method 1 Table 2
  • 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

Construction

  • Conductor:Class B stranded tinned copper per ASTM B3 and B33
  • Insulation:Flame-retardant Ethylene Propylene Rubber EPR Black/White alpha-numeric print alternate and inverted. 1-ONE, 2-TWO
  • Twisted Pair:Black/White pairs
  • 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 thermoplastic Chlorinated Polyethylene CPE jacket

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