Type KX Thermocouple, 1 Pr #16 Sol, PVC Ins Yel, Red, OS, Yellow PVC Jkt, 300V PLTC ITC CMG

Type KX Thermocouple, 1 Pair 16AWG (Solid) Chromel+Alumel, PVC Insulation Yel, Red Color Code, Overall Beldfoil® Shield, Yellow PVC Outer Jacket, PLTC ITC CMG AWM 2464 SUN RES
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Product Overview

Suitable Applications

Industrial Control, Raceways Cable trays and ducts, Digital Control, Instruments (4-20ma, 0-10v, ...),low voltage digital control (24v, …),Thermocouple, distributed control system (DCS),programmable logic controller (PLC)

Construction Details
Element No. of Elements Size Stranding Material
Pair(s) 1 16 AWG Solid Chromel & Alumel
Element Material Nom. Thickness Nom. Insulation Diameter Color Code
Pair(s) PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride 0.021 in (0.53 mm) 0.093 in (2.4 mm) Yellow & Red
Outer Shield
Shield Type Material Coverage Drainwire Type
Tape Bi-Laminate (Alum+Poly) 100% 18 AWG (7x26) TC
Outer Jacket
Material Nom. Thickness Nom. Diameter Ripcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride 0.037 in (0.94 mm) 0.264 in (6.71 mm) Yes

Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal)

0.264 in (6.71 mm)

Electrical Characteristics
Element Nom. Conductor DCR Nom. Capacitance Cond-to-Cond Nom. Capacitance Cond-to-Shield Max. Current
Pair(s) 141 Ohm/1000ft 25 pF/ft (82 pF/m) 51 pF/ft (170 pF/m)
63 Ohm/1000ft (210 Ohm/km) 18 Amps per conductor @ 30°C

Table Notes

Conductor DCR (Nom): 165 Ohm/1000ft (Chromel), 66 Ohm/1000ft (Alumel)

UL Voltage Rating
300 V (PLTC, CMG, AWM 2464), 150 V (ITC)
Mechanical Characteristics
UL Temperature Operating
105°C -30°C to +105°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min. Installation Min.
3.1 in (79 mm) 3.1 in (79 mm)

Max. Pull Tension

83 lbs (38 kg)

Bulk Cable Weight

38 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability

Indoor/Outdoor, Indoor, Outdoor, Sunlight Resistance

Flammability / Reaction to Fire

UL 1685 FT4 Loading, FT4, IEEE 1202 FT4

NEC / UL Compliance

Article 725, Article 727, Article 800, CMG, ITC, PLTC

AWM Compliance

AWM 2464

CEC / C(UL) Compliance


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 MC 96.1-1982 Type KX

Product Notes


Chromel and Alumel are Hoskins Manufacturing Company trademarks.


Update and Revision

Revision Number: 0.609 Revision Date: 02-15-2024

Part Numbers
Item # Color Putup Type Length UPC Footnote
1018A 0041000 Yellow Reel 1,000 ft 612825103837 C
1018A 0045000 Yellow Reel 5,000 ft 612825103851 C
1018A 00410000 Yellow Reel 10,000 ft 612825103844 C Z