Part # Type  Shielding  Voltage  AWG  # of Elements  Jacket Diameter  Applicable Specifications 
35068 Conductor  UNSHIELDED  300  18  0.33  CA Prop 65 
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 Diameters (In)
1) Component 1 8 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 4 GREEN7 BROWN
2 RED 5 ORANGE8 YELLOW
3 WHITE 6 BLUE 
2) Cable Assembly 8 Components Cabled 
a) Twists: 3.2 Twists/foot (min) 
b) Core Wrap Clear Mylar Tape, 25% Overlap, Min. 
3) Jacket 0.032" Wall, Nom.,Polyethylene (PE)0.330 (0.344 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 35068 8C 18 AWG
XTRAGUARD(R) 3 80C 300 VOLTS CE ROHS
(SEQ FOOTAGE)
* = Factory Code
1) CE:EU Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC
1) CE: EU Directive 2011/65/EU(RoHS2):
 This product complies with European Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS Directive) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2011. 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:The outer surface materials used in the manufacture of this part meet the requirements of California Proposition 65.
Physical & Mechanical Properties
1) Temperature Range-30 to 80°C
2) Bend Radius 10X Cable Diameter
3) Pull Tension 101 Lbs, Maximum
4) Sunlight Resistance Yes
5) Direct Burial Yes
Electrical Properties(For Engineering purposes only)
1) Voltage Rating 300 VRMS
2) Capacitance 33 pf/ft @1 kHz, Nominal Conductor to Conductor
3) Inductance0.18 µH/ft, Nominal
4) Conductor DCR7.2 Ω/1000ft @20°C, Nominal
PackagingFlange x Traverse x Barrel (inches)
a) Bulk(Made-to-order) 

Xtra-Guard® 3 - Direct burial—no conduit needed Ultraviolet LightOil, Chemicals, Solvents, FuelsDirect BurialEMI Noise

  • The preferred outdoor cable for direct burial
  • 6 times the water resistance of PVC
  • Features a specially formulated polyethylene jacket for outstanding service life and ultraviolet light stability in all jacket colors
  • Resistant to the effects of weathering, moisture, and UV aging without the costly use of conduit
  • Supra-Shield® provides exceptional protection against conducted or electrical noise in high- and low- frequency environments where EMI interference is pervasive

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