Part # Type  Shielding  Voltage  AWG  # of Elements  Jacket Diameter  Applicable Specifications 
25459/12 Pair  FOIL  300  20  12  0.549  CA Prop 65, CE, CSA AWM I/II A/B, CSA FT1, UL AWM 1569, UL AWM 20668, UL VW-1 
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 Diameters (In)
1) Component 1 12 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 5 BLACK-BROWN9 RED-WHITE
2 BLACK-WHITE 6 BLACK-YELLOW10 RED-BLUE
3 BLACK-GREEN 7 BLACK-ORANGE11 RED-YELLOW
4 BLACK-BLUE 8 RED-GREEN12 RED-BROWN
c) Pair 2/Cond Cabled Together 
(1) Twists: 6.0 Twists/foot (min) 
2) Cable Assembly 12 Components Cabled 
a) Twists: 2.2 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.,Polyurethane (TPU)0.549 (0.572 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 25459/12
XTRAGUARD(R) 2 RU AWM 20668 VW-1 OR CRU
AWM I/II A/B 90C 300 VOLTS FT1 CE
ROHS (SEQ FOOTAGE)
* = Factory Code
1) UL   
a) Component 1 AWM/STYLE 1569 105°C / 300 VRMS
b) Overall AWM/STYLE 20668 90°C / 300 VRMS
 VW-1 
2) CSA International C(RU) AWM I/II A/B 90°C / 300 VRMS
 FT1 
3) 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.
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-30 to 90°C
2) Bend Radius 10X Cable Diameter
3) Pull Tension 219 Lbs, Maximum
4) Sunlight Resistance Yes
Electrical Properties(For Engineering purposes only)
1) Voltage Rating 300 VRMS
2) Mutual Capacitance29 pF/ft @1 kHz, Nominal
3) Ground Capacitance52 pF/ft @1 kHz, Nominal
4) Characteristic Impedance74 Ω
5) Inductance0.19 µH/ft, Nominal
6) Conductor DCR10.4 Ω/1000ft @20°C, Nominal
7) OA Shield DCR6.9 Ω/1000ft @20°C, Nominal
PackagingFlange x Traverse x Barrel (inches)
a) Bulk(Made-to-order) 

Xtra-Guard® 2 - Abrasion resistant to withstand mechanical abuse Ultraviolet LightOil, Chemicals, Solvents, FuelsAbrasionEMI Noise

  • Heavy-duty cable for use in industrial applications where abrasion and mechanical abuse is common
  • Features a specially formulated, rugged polyurethane jacket offering three times the tear and abrasion resistance of ordinary PVC
  • Provides extreme resistance to cut-through and physical damage
  • Designed with moderate to high resistance to most oils, solvents, chemicals, and fuels
  • Offers outstanding ultraviolet light stability in all jacket colors
  • Provides exceptional protection against EMI interference when Supra-Shield is specified
  • Meets NFPA Standard 79 for industrial machinery*

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