Part # Type  Shielding  Voltage  AWG  # of Elements  Jacket Diameter  Applicable Specifications 
M18165RW Conductor  UNSHIELDED  600  18  65  1.029  CA Prop 65, CE, CSA AWM I/II A/B, CSA FT4, UL DIRECT BURIAL, UL EXPOSED RUN, UL MTW, UL OIL RES I, UL PLTC, UL SUN RES, UL TC, UL WTTC 
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 Diameters (In)
1) Component 1 65 X 1 COND 
a) Conductor 18 (19/30) AWG Bare Copper 0.050
b) Insulation 0.016" Wall, Nom. PVC/ 0.005" Wall NYLON 0.092
(1) Print ALPHANUMERIC NUMBERS - 1-ONE ALTERNATING AND
INVERTED
(2) Color Code Alpha Wire Color Code RW
Cond Color Cond Color Cond Color
1 GREEN/YELLOW 23 RED#2245 RED#44
2 RED#1 24 RED#2346 RED#45
3 WHITE/RED 25 RED#2447 RED#46
4 RED#3 26 RED#2548 RED#47
5 RED#4 27 RED#2649 RED#48
6 RED#5 28 RED#2750 RED#49
7 RED#6 29 RED#2851 RED#50
8 RED#7 30 RED#2952 RED#51
9 RED#8 31 RED#3053 RED#52
10 RED#9 32 RED#3154 RED#53
11 RED#10 33 RED#3255 RED#54
12 RED#11 34 RED#3356 RED#55
13 RED#12 35 RED#3457 RED#56
14 RED#13 36 RED#3558 RED#57
15 RED#14 37 RED#3659 RED#58
16 RED#15 38 RED#3760 RED#59
17 RED#16 39 RED#3861 RED#60
18 RED#17 40 RED#3962 RED#61
19 RED#18 41 RED#4063 RED#62
20 RED#19 42 RED#4164 RED#63
21 RED#20 43 RED#4265 RED#64
22 RED#21 44 RED#43 
2) Cable Assembly 65 Components Cabled 
a) Twists: 1.0 Twists/foot (min) 
b) Orientation: Components to be arranged from OUTSIDE LAYER to INSIDE LAYER 
c) Core Wrap Clear Mylar Tape, 25% Overlap, Min. 
3) Jacket 0.085" Wall, Nom.,PVC1.029+/- 0.054
a) Color(s) SLATE
b) Print ALPHA WIRE-* P/N M18165RW 65C 18 AWG (0.963mm2)
SERIES M (UL) WTTC 90C WET/DRY 1000V OR
(UL) TC-ER 90C WET/DRY 600V SUN RES
DIR BUR OIL RES I OR MTW 18 AWG OR (UL) PLTC 90C
OR CRU AWM I/II A/B 90C 600V FT4
CE ROHS (DATE CODE) (SEQ FOOTAGE)
* = Factory Code
1) UL TC 90°C Dry / 90°C Wet / 600 VRMS
 PLTC 90°C
 SUN RES 
 EXPOSED RUN 
 DIRECT BURIAL 
 OIL RES I 
 MTW 90°C Dry / 60°C Wet / 600 VRMS
 WTTC 90°C Dry / 90°C Wet / 1000 VRMS
2) CSA International C(RU) AWM I/II A/B 90°C / 600 VRMS
 FT4 
3) Other Conductors ASTM Class K 
4) CE:EU Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/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.
Physical & Mechanical Properties
1) Temperature Range-30 to 90°C(static), -5 to 90°C (dynamic)
2) Bend Radius 8X Cable Diameter(static), 8X Cable Diameter(dynamic)
3) Pull Tension 970 Lbs, Maximum
4) Sunlight Resistance Yes
5) Direct Burial Yes
Electrical Properties(For Engineering purposes only)
1) Voltage Rating 600 VRMS
2) Capacitance 30 pF/ft @1 kHz, Nominal Conductor to Conductor
3) Inductance0.19 µH/ft, Nominal
4) Conductor DCR5.7 Ω/1000ft @20°C, Nominal
PackagingFlange x Traverse x Barrel (inches)
a) Bulk(Made-to-order) 
Notes:
a) Suitable for intermittent or light duty flexing where cycle count will be less than 1,500,000 cycles.

Industrial Series M (Cable Trays):

Alpha Wire's Series M control cable offers industry-leading mechanical and electrical performance for stationary cable trays.

Series M Key features:

  • 18 – 8 AWG
  • 3 – 65 conductors
  • PVC/nylon insulation
  • Oil-resistant PVC jacket
  • UL Type TC-ER (600 V)
  • UL Type MTW (600V)
  • UL Type WTTC (600V)
  • UL Type PLTC (300 V) (18-12AWG only)
  • Direct burial
  • Sunlight resistant
  • UL Oil Res. I
  • Rated for up to 1.5 million flex life cycles

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