Fieldbus, 12 Pr #16 Str TC, XLPE Ins, IS/OS, TPE Jkt, 600V TC-ER

Fieldbus, 12 Pair 16AWG (7x24) Tinned Copper, XLPE Insulation, Individual & Overall Beldfoil® Shield, TPE Outer Jacket, 600V TC-ER
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Product Overview

Suitable Applications

harsh environment digital and serial two-way communication, oil and gas extraction and refining sites, petrochemical, Profibus process automation or Foundation FieldBus process automation, extreme temperature environments, exposure to humidity/moisture, dust, and oil, remote locations long distance applications, etc.

Construction Details
Element No. of Elements Size Stranding Material
Pair(s) 12 16 AWG 7x24 TC - Tinned Copper
Element Material Nom. Thickness Color Code
Pair(s) XLPE - Cross-Linked Polyethylene (Thermoset) 0.038 in (0.97 mm) Blue, Orange and Numbered
Inner Shield
Element Shield Type Material Coverage Drainwire Type Notes
Pair(s) Tape Bi-Laminate (Alum+Poly) 100% 18 AWG (7x26) TC Individually Shielded
Outer Shield
Shield Type Material Coverage Drainwire Type
Tape Bi-Laminate (Alum+Poly) 100% 16 AWG (7x24) TC
Outer Jacket
Material Nom. Thickness Nom. Diameter Ripcord
TPE - Thermoplastic Elastomer 0.085 in (2.2 mm) 1.186 in (30.12 mm) Yes

Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal)

1.186 in (30.12 mm)

Electrical Characteristics
Nom. Conductor DCR Max. Capacitance Unbalance Nom. Capacitance Cond-to-Cond Nom. Characteristic Impedence Nom. Velocity of Prop. Max. Current
4.2 Ohm/1000ft (14 Ohm/km) 1.2 pF/ft (3.9 pF/m) 22 pF/ft (72 pF/m) 100 Ohm 64% 7.2 Amps per Conductor
High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Frequency [MHz] Nom. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
0.039 0.065 dB/100ft
High Frequency
Max. Insertion Loss (Attenuation) Max./Min. Input Impedance (unFitted)
0.091 dB/100ft 100 Ohm
UL Voltage Rating
600 V (TC-ER), 600 V (CSA CIC Type TC)
Mechanical Characteristics
UL Temperature Operating
90°C Wet/Dry -40°C to 90°C

Table Notes


Max. Pull Tension

1161 lbs (526.6 kg)

Bulk Cable Weight

666 lbs/1000ft (991 kg/km)

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability

Indoor, Outdoor, Sunlight Resistance, Oil Resistance, Burial

Flammability / Reaction to Fire

UL1581 Vertical Tray, IEC 60332-3-24

NEC / UL Compliance

Article 336, TC-ER

AWM Compliance


CEC / C(UL) Compliance


ISO/IEC Compliance

IEC 61158-2

European Directive Compliance

EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2015/863/EU (RoHS 2 amendment), EU Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS 2), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE)

APAC Compliance

China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)

Other Standard Compliance(s)

ISA/SP-50 Type A


Update and Revision

Revision Number: 0.316 Revision Date: 12-22-2023

Part Numbers
Item # Color Putup Type Length UPC
2131A 0061000 Blue, Light Reel 1,000 ft 612825130246
2131A 0065000 Blue, Light Reel 5,000 ft 612825130253
2131A 0031000 Orange Reel 1,000 ft 612825130222
2131A 0035000 Orange Reel 5,000 ft 612825130239