Part # Type  Shielding  Voltage  AWG  # of Elements  Jacket Material  Jacket Diameter  Applicable Specifications 
M4696 Conductor  FOIL  300  18  PVC  0.309  CA Prop 65, CSA CMG, CSA FT4, UL AWM 2464, UL CMG 
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 Diameters (In)
1) Component 1 6 X 1 COND 
a) Conductor 18 (16/30) AWG TC 0.047
b) Insulation 0.016" Wall, Nom. PVC 0.079
(1) Color Code Alpha Wire Color Code D
Cond Color Cond Color Cond Color
1 BLACK 3 WHITE5 ORANGE
2 RED 4 GREEN6 BLUE
2) Cable Assembly 6 Components Cabled 
a) Twists: 3.4 Twists/foot (min) 
b) Core Wrap Clear Mylar Tape, 25% Overlap, Min. 
3) Shield: Alum/Mylar Tape, 25% Overlap, Min. 
a) Foil Direction Foil Facing In 
b) Drain Wire 18 (16/30) AWG TC 
4) Jacket 0.032" Wall, Nom.,PVC0.309 (0.322 Max.)
a) Color(s) SLATE
b) Ripcord 1 End 810 Denier Nylon 
c) Print ALPHA WIRE-* P/N M4696 6C 18 AWG
EXXXXXX SHIELDED 75C CMG (UL) C(UL) OR
AWM 2464 CE ROHS
* = Factory Code
[Note: Product may have c(UL) or CSA markings depending upon plant of manufacture.]
1) UL AWM/STYLE 2464 80°C / 300 VRMS
 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.
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.
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 80°C
2) Bend Radius 10X Cable Diameter
3) Pull Tension 88 Lbs, Maximum
Electrical Properties(For Engineering purposes only)
1) Voltage Rating 300 VRMS
2) Capacitance 51 pf/ft @1 kHz, Nominal Conductor to Conductor
3) Ground Capacitance92 pf/ft @1 kHz, Nominal
4) Inductance0.18 µH/ft, Nominal
5) Conductor DCR7.2 Ω/1000ft @20°C, Nominal
6) OA Shield DCR6.1 Ω/1000ft @20°C, Nominal
PackagingFlange x Traverse x Barrel (inches)
a) 1000 FT 16 x 11 x 8 Continuous length
b) 500 FT 12 x 10 x 5 Continuous length
c) 100 FT 12 x 4.5 x 3.5 Continuous length
d) Bulk(Made-to-order) 
 [Spool dimensions may vary slightly]

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