Part # Type  Shielding  Voltage  AWG  # of Elements  Jacket Diameter  Applicable Specifications 
5453C Pair  FOIL  300  20  0.32  CA Prop 65, CE, CSA CMG, CSA FT4, IEC 60332-1, IEC 60332-2, UL 60C OIL, UL AWM 1569, UL AWM 2464, UL CM, UL SUN RES, UL VW-1 
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 Diameters (In)
1) Component 1 3 X 1 PAIR 
a) Conductor 20 (7/28) AWG Tinned Copper 0.038
b) Insulation 0.016" Wall, Nom. PVC 0.070
(1) Color Code Alpha Wire Color Code A
Pair Color Pair Color Pair Color
1 BLACK-RED 2 BLACK-WHITE3 BLACK-GREEN
c) Pair 2/Cond Cabled Together 
(1) Twists: 6.0 Twists/foot (min) 
2) Cable Assembly 3 Components Cabled 
a) Twists: 4.0 Twists/foot (min) 
b) Orientation: Components to be arranged from INSIDE LAYER to OUTSIDE LAYER 
c) Core Wrap Nonwoven Polyester Tape, 25% Overlap, Min. 
3) Shield: Alum/Mylar Tape, 25% Overlap, Min. 
a) Foil Direction Foil Facing In 
b) Drain Wire 20 (7/28) AWG Tinned Copper 
4) Jacket 0.032" Wall, Nom.,PVC0.320 (0.334 Max.)
a) Color(s) Slate, Black, Yellow, Orange, Blue, Green, Red, Sand Beige, White
b) Ripcord 1 End 810 Denier Nylon 
c) Print ALPHA WIRE-* P/N 5453C 3PR 20 AWG
XTRAGUARD(R) 1 SHIELDED (UL) TYPE CM 105C OR AWM
2464 80C 300V OR AWM 21894 105C 300V SUN RES 60C
OIL VW-1 OR C(UL) TYPE CMG 105C FT4
CE ROHS (SEQ FOOTAGE)
* = Factory Code
[Note: Product may have c(UL) or CSA markings depending upon plant of manufacture.]
1) UL   
a) Component 1 AWM/STYLE 1569 105°C / 300 VRMS
b) Overall AWM/STYLE 21894 105°C / 300 VRMS
 SUN RES 
 60C OIL 
 AWM/STYLE 2464 80°C / 300 VRMS
 CM 105°C
 VW-1 
2) CSA International C(UL) TYPE CMG 105°C
 FT4 
3) IEC EN 60332-1 Flame Behavior 
 EN 60332-2 Flame Behavior 
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.
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-30 to 105°C
2) Bend Radius 10X Cable Diameter
3) Pull Tension 61 Lbs, Maximum
4) Sunlight Resistance Yes
Electrical Properties(For Engineering purposes only)
1) Voltage Rating 300 VRMS
2) Mutual Capacitance31 pF/ft @1 kHz, Nominal
3) Ground Capacitance56 pF/ft @1 kHz, Nominal
4) Characteristic Impedance68 Ω
5) Inductance0.19 µH/ft, Nominal
6) Conductor DCR10.4 Ω/1000ft @20°C, Nominal
7) OA Shield DCR7.5 Ω/1000ft @20°C, Nominal
PackagingFlange x Traverse x Barrel (inches)
a) 1000 FT 18 x 12 x 8 Continuous length
b) 500 FT 12 x 12 x 3.5 Continuous length
c) 100 FT 12 x 4.5 x 3.5 Continuous length
d) Bulk(Made-to-order) 
 [Spool dimensions may vary slightly]

Xtra-Guard® 1 - High performance in a tough PVC cable Ultraviolet LightEMI NoiseOil, Chemicals, Solvents, Fuels

  • High-performance cable for general-purpose applications
  • Features a unique, premium-grade PVC insulation and jacket for easier routing of cable in small spaces
  • Provides resistance to oils per UL Oil Res I (60C OIL RES) and Class 43
  • UL SUN RES
  • Designed for use in ambient temperatures up to 105 ° C
  • Temperature range of -35 ° C to + 105 ° C (SR-PVC) and -30 ° C to + 105 ° C (PVC)
  • Provides exceptional protection against EMI interference When Supra-Shield is specified


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