Part # Type  Shielding  Voltage  AWG  # of Elements  Jacket Material  Jacket Diameter  Applicable Specifications 
6024C Pair  FOIL  300  18  PVC  0.56  CA Prop 65, CSA CMG, CSA FT4, UL AWM 2493, UL CMG, UL VW-1 
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 Diameters (In)
1) Component 1 6 X 1 PAIR 
a) Conductor 18 (16/30) AWG Tinned Copper 0.047
b) Insulation 0.014" Wall, Nom. Polypropylene(PP) 0.075
(1) Color Code Alpha Wire Color Code A
Pair Color Pair Color Pair Color
1 BLACK-RED 3 BLACK-GREEN5 BLACK-BROWN
2 BLACK-WHITE 4 BLACK-BLUE6 BLACK-YELLOW
c) Pair 2/Cond Cabled Together 
(1) Twists: 6.0 Twists/foot (min) 
(2) Core Wrap Clear Mylar Tape, 25% Overlap, Min. 
Individually Applied:
d) Shield: Foil Free Alum/Mylar Tape, 25% Overlap, Min. 
(1) Foil Direction Foil Facing In 
(2) Drain Wire 20 (10/30) AWG Tinned Copper 
2) Cable Assembly 6 Components Cabled 
a) Twists: 2.0 Twists/foot (min) 
b) Orientation: Components to be arranged from INSIDE LAYER to OUTSIDE LAYER 
c) Core Wrap Clear Mylar Tape, 25% Overlap, Min. 
3) Jacket 0.073" Wall, Nom.,PVC0.560 (0.581 Max.)
a) Color(s) SLATE
b) Print ALPHA WIRE-* P/N 6024C 6PR 18 AWG
EXXXXX SHIELDED 75C (UL) C(UL) CMG FT4 OR AWM
2493 CE ROHS
* = Factory Code
[Note: Product may have c(UL) or CSA markings depending upon plant of manufacture.]
1) UL   
a) Component 1 AWM/STYLE 1992 80°C / 300 VRMS
b) Overall AWM/STYLE 2493 60°C
 VW-1 
 CMG 75°C
2) CSA International FT4 
 C(UL) TYPE CMG 75°C
3) CE:EU Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC
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) REACH Regulation (EC 1907/2006):
 This product does not contain Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) listed on the European Union's REACH candidate list in excess of 0.1% mass of the item. For up-to-date information, please see Alpha's REACH SVHC Declaration.
3) 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 198 Lbs, Maximum
Electrical Properties(For Engineering purposes only)
1) Voltage Rating 300 VRMS
2) Characteristic Impedance 59 Ω
3) Inductance 0.18 µH/ft, Nominal
4) Mutual Capacitance 26 pF/ft @1 kHz, Nominal
5) Ground Capacitance 47 pF/ft @1 kHz, Nominal
6) Conductor DCR 7.3 Ω/1000ft @20°C, Nominal
7) Ind. Shield DC Resistance 9.1 Ω/1000ft @20°C, Nominal
PackagingFlange x Traverse x Barrel (inches)
a) 1000 FT 30 x 14 x 12 Continuous length
b) 500 FT 24 x 14 x 12 Continuous length
c) 100 FT 16 x 11 x 8 Continuous length
 [Spool dimensions may vary slightly]

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