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FR-EPR/CPE Instrumentation Cable with Individual and Overall Shielded Triads Specifications

FR-EPR/CPE Instrumentation Cable Construction:

  • 18 AWG and 16 AWC tinned, annealed copper per ASTM B33, Class B stranding per ASTM B8
  • Insulation: Flame retardant Ethylene Propylene Rubber (FR-EPR) Type II
    • Color-coded per ICEA Method 1: Triads: Black, White, and Red
  • Shield: Individual triads are 100% shielded with aluminum/polyester in contact with stranded tinned copper drain wire
  • Jacket: Flame retardant thermoplastic Chlorinated Polyethylene (CPE)
  • Instrumentation Cable Options:
    • Bare copper conductor
    • Class C Stranding
    • Overall shielded pairs/triads
    • CCTC-Cross-Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) insulation
    • FREP® XL-flame retardant, thermoset Chlorinated Polyethylene (XL-CPE) jacket
    • FREP® II-flame retardant, thermoplastic Low-Smoke, Zero-Halogen (LSZH) Polyolefin jacket
    • FREP® 300V-UL Type PLTC
    • Other constructions available upon request

FR-EPR/CPE Instrumentation Cable Ratings and Approvals:

  • Max. Temperature: 90°C wet or dry
  • Voltage Rating: 600V
  • UL 1277 Type TC
  • UL 1581
  • ICEA S-82-552
  • UL 1581 VW-1
  • UL 1277 Flame Test
  • IEEE 383
  • IEEE 1202
  • CSA FT-4
  • ICEA T-29-520
  • EPA 40 CFR, Part 261 for leachable lead content per TCLP
  • OSHA acceptable

FR-EPR/CPE Instrumentation Cable Features:

  • Ripcord applied to all cables with jacket thickness of 60 mils or less
  • Sunlight and weather resistant
  • Excellent electrical, thermal, and physical properties
  • Excellent moisture resistance
  • Excellent resistance to compression cuts and heat deformation
  • Excellent flame resistance-burns to ash; does not exhibit thermoplastic drip
  • Low coefficient of friction for easy pulling
  • "Heavy-duty" rating per ICEA standards
  • Excellent low-temperature cold bend characteristics
  • Meets cold bend test at -40°C

FR-EPR/CPE Instrumentation Cable Applications:

  • Typical applications include audio, intercom, control, energy management, and alarm circuits
  • Acceptable for use in free air or raceways or direct burial
  • In wet or dry locations
  • Permitted for use in Class 1 Division 2 industrial hazardous locations per NEC