RS485, 1 Pr #24 Str TC, FEP Ins, OS+TC Brd, FEP Jkt, CMP

RS-485, 1 Pair 24AWG (7x32) Tinned Copper, FEP Insulation, Overall Beldfoil®+Tinned Copper Braid(90%) Shield, FEP Outer Jacket, CMP
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Product Overview

Suitable Applications

RS-485, POS; Computer communications; Low Voltage Analog Signals (4-20ma, 0-10v, ...); Low Voltage Digital Control (24v, …); Line Level Audio; Panel Wiring; serial communication (RS-485 standard) comprising of PLCs, VFDs, HMIs, motors, RTU, SCADA, etc. within noisy environments over long distance, etc.

Construction Details
Element No. of Elements Size Stranding Material
Pair(s) 1 24 AWG 7x32 TC - Tinned Copper
Element Material Nom. Thickness Nom. Insulation Diameter Color Code
Pair(s) FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene (Foam) 0.025 in (0.64 mm) 0.074 in (1.9 mm) White/Blue Stripe & Blue/White Stripe
Outer Shield
Shield Type Material Coverage Drainwire Type
Tape Bi-Laminate (Alum+Poly) 100% 24 AWG (7x32) TC
Braid Tinned Copper (TC) 90%
Outer Jacket
Material Nom. Thickness Nom. Diameter
FEP - Fluorinated Ethylene Propylene 0.015 in (0.38 mm) 0.204 in (5.18 mm)

Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal)

0.204 in (5.18 mm)

Electrical Characteristics
Element Nom. Conductor DCR Nom. Capacitance Cond-to-Cond Nom. Capacitance Cond-to-Other (Conds + Shield) Nom. Characteristic Impedence Nom. Velocity of Prop. Max. Current
Pair(s) 24 Ohm/1000ft 12 pF/ft (39 pF/m) 22 pF/ft 120 Ohm 76% 4 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC

Nom. Outer Shield DCR

3.1 Ohm/1000ft (10 Ohm/km)

High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Element Frequency [MHz] Nom. Insertion Loss (Attenuation)
Pair(s) 1 0.6 dB/100ft
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CMP)
Mechanical Characteristics
UL Temperature Operating
200°C -70°C to +200°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min. Installation Min.
2.25 in (57.2 mm) 2.25 in (57.2 mm)

Max. Pull Tension

45.7 lbs (20.7 kg)

Bulk Cable Weight

27 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability

Indoor, Oil Resistance

Flammability / Reaction to Fire

NFPA 262, UL 910 (Plenum), FT6, IEC 60332-1-2

CPR Compliance

CPR Euroclass: Eca

NEC / UL Compliance

Article 800, CMP

CEC / C(UL) Compliance


European Directive Compliance

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

UK Regulation Compliance


APAC Compliance

China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)

Non-Plenum Number

9841, 9841ZH

Product Notes


Oil and Gas Resistant


Update and Revision

Revision Number: 0.575 Revision Date: 04-30-2024

Part Numbers
Item # Color UPC Footnote
89841 0021000 Red 612825221302 C
89841 002500 Red 612825221319
89841 0025000 Red 612825221326