Part # Type  Shielding  Voltage  AWG  # of Elements  Jacket Material  Jacket Diameter  Applicable Specifications 
2422C Conductor  FOIL  300  18  PVC  0.202  CA Prop 65, CSA CMG, CSA FT4, UL AWM 2092, UL CMG, UL VW-1 
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 Diameters (In)
1) Component 1 2 X 1 COND 
a) Conductor 18 (16/30) AWG Tinned Copper 0.047
b) Insulation 0.016" Wall, Nom. FRPE 0.079
(1) Color Code Alpha Wire Color Code D
Cond Color Cond Color Cond Color
1 BLACK 2 RED 
2) Cable Assembly 2 Components Cabled 
a) Twists: 5.3 Twists/foot (min) 
b) Orientation: Components to be arranged from INSIDE LAYER to OUTSIDE LAYER 
3) Shield: Alum/Mylar Tape, 25% Overlap, Min. 
a) Foil Direction Foil Facing Out 
b) Drain Wire 20 (10/30) AWG Tinned Copper 
4) Jacket 0.020" Wall, Nom.,PVC0.202 (0.212 Max.)
a) Color(s) SLATE
b) Print ALPHA WIRE-* P/N 2422C 2C 18 AWG
SHIELDED 75C (UL) TYPE CMG OR AWM 2092 ----
C(UL) CMG FT4 CE ROHS
* = Factory Code
[Note: Product may have c(UL) or CSA markings depending upon plant of manufacture.]
1) UL AWM/STYLE 2092 60°C / 300 VRMS
 CMG 75°C
 VW-1 
2) CSA International C(UL) TYPE CMG 75°C
 FT4 
3) CE:EU Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU
1) CE: EU Directive 2011/65/EU(RoHS2), EU Directive 2015/863/EU (RoHS3):
 This product complies with European Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS Directive) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2011 and the amending Directive 2015/863/EU of 4 June 2015 . No Exemptions are required for RoHS Compliance on this item. Consult Alpha Wire's web site for RoHS C of C.
2) California Proposition 65:Exempt from warning labels based on the Consent Judgment. Please see Alpha's CA Prop 65 Statement for more information.
Physical & Mechanical Properties
1) Temperature Range-20 to 75°C
2) Bend Radius 10X Cable Diameter
3) Pull Tension 33 Lbs, Maximum
Electrical Properties(For Engineering purposes only)
1) Voltage Rating 300 VRMS
2) Capacitance 31 pF/ft @1 kHz, Nominal Conductor to Conductor
3) Ground Capacitance56 pF/ft @1 kHz, Nominal
4) Characteristic Impedance54 Ω
5) Inductance0.18 µH/ft, Nominal
6) Conductor DCR7 Ω/1000ft @20°C, Nominal
7) OA Shield DCR8.5 Ω/1000ft @20°C, Nominal
PackagingFlange x Traverse x Barrel (inches)
a) 1000 FT 12 x 10 x 5 Continuous length
b) BOX 1000FT 11-3/4 EASY REEL: Continuous length
c) BOX 500FT 9-1/2 EASY REEL: Continuous length
d) 500 FT 12 x 4.5 x 3.5 Continuous length
e) 100 FT 6.5 x 4 x 2.5 Continuous length
 [Spool dimensions may vary slightly]

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