This unshielded Type TC-ER low voltage cable is suitable for use in exposed runs and features a sunlight-resistant PVC jacket and nylon insulation. This TC-ER cable is also known as a VNTC exposed run unshielded tray cable. This low-voltage control cable is also suitable for use in free air, raceways, or direct burial applications, and in wet or dry conditions. It also has approval for use in Class I, Division 2 industrial hazardous locations per NEC. Industrial Control Cables with three or more conductors have approval for use as Exposed Run 'ER' use in accordance with NEC.

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Type TC-ER Unshielded Low-Voltage Industrial Control Cable Specifications

Type TC-ER Low-Voltage Control Cable Construction:

  • Conductor: 14 AWG through 500 kcmil bare, annealed copper per ASTM B3
    • Class B stranding per ASTM B8
  • Insulation: Flame Retardant Polyvinylchloride (PVC) with clear Polyamide (nylon)
    • Color-coded per ICEA Method 4; Individual conductors colored black with conductor number surface printed in contrasting ink
  • Ground: Uninsulated bare annealed copper per ASTM B3 Class B stranding per ASTM B8
  • Jacket: Flame retardant, moisture and sunlight resistant Polyvinylchloride (PVC)

Type TC-ER Low-Voltage Control Cable Ratings and Approvals:

  • Voltage Rating: 600V
  • Max. Temperature: 90°C dry, 75°C wet
  • Industry Approvals:
    • NEC Type THHN/THWN conductors
    • UL 1277 Type TC-ER
    • UL 1581
  • Flame Test Compliances:
    • UL 1277
    • IEEE 383
    • IEEE 1202
    • CSA FT4
  • Other Compliances:
    • Meets EPA 40 CFR, Part 261 for leachable lead content per TCLP method
    • OSHA acceptable

Type TC-ER Low-Voltage Control Cable Features:

  • Ripcord applied to all cables with a jacket thickness of 60 mils or less
  • Outstanding sunlight, cold bend, and cold impact resistance
  • Smallest cable O.D. available for suitable applications
  • Long service life
  • Good oil and chemical resistance
  • Meets cold bend test at -25°C
  • Meets the crush and impact requirements of Type MC cable