Product Change Notification: Xtra-Guard 1 Series

February 6, 2023


Dear Valued Customer,


The Alpha Wire portfolio requires regular review to ensure our products continue to offer the most updated features and benefits, in addition to the highest quality. This letter serves as your formal notification that Alpha Wire is updating a portion of the Xtra-Guard 1 series that is currently UL AWM 21895 and 21896. With this update, the following is being affected:


  • 21895 removal is impacting only our 300V rated cables and will be replaced by 2517 AWM
  • 21896 removal is impacting only our 600V rated cables and will be replaced by 20811 AWM


As of April 3rd, the following Alpha Wire part numbers will be updated.  A detailed list of all affected part numbers can be found by downloading the full product change notification (PDF).


If you have any questions or require assistance selecting alternative products, please contact your Alpha Wire sales representative or channel partner.



Anna Keeler

Product Manager

Belden & Alpha Wire


Click here to download the full product change notification (PDF).