RS485, 2 Pr #24 Str TC, PE Ins, OS+TC Brd, PVC Jkt, CM

RS-485, 2 Pair 24AWG (7x32) Tinned Copper, PE Insulation, Overall Beldfoil®+Tinned Copper Braid(90%) Shield, PVC Outer Jacket, CM
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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 Number of Element AWG Stranding Material
Pair(s) 2 24 7x32 TC - Tinned Copper
Element Material Thickness Color Code
Pair(s) PE - Polyethylene 0.022 in White/Blue Stripe & Blue/White Stripe, White/Orange Stripe & Orange/White Stripe
Outer Shield Material
Shield Type Material Coverage Drainwire Type
Tape + Braid Bi-Laminate (Alum+Poly) + Tinned Copper (TC) 100% + 90% 24 AWG (7x32) TC
Outer Jacket Material
Material Thickness Nom. Diameter
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride 0.035 in 0.340 in

Cable Diameter (Nominal)

0.340 in

Electrical Characteristics
Element Nom. Conductor DCR Nom. Capacitance Cond-to-Cond Nom. Capacitance Cond-to-Other (Conds + Shield) Characteristic Impedence Nom. Velocity of Prop. Max. Current
Pair(s) 24 Ohm/1000ft 12.8 pF/ft 23 pF/ft 120 Ohm 66% 2.1 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC

Nom Outer Shield DCR

2.2 Ohm/1000ft

High Frequency (Nominal/Typical)
Element Frequency [MHz] Nom. Insertion Loss
Pair(s) 1 MHz 0.6 dB/100ft
UL Voltage Rating
300 V (CM), 30 V (UL AWM 2919)
Mechanical Characteristics
UL Rating Operating
80°C (UL AWM 2919) -30°C to +80°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min. Installation Min.
3.5 in 3.5 in

Max. Pull Tension

87 lbs

Bulk Cable Weight

49 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability


Flammability / Fire Resistance

UL1685 (UL Loading), IEC 60332-1-2

NEC / UL Compliance

Article 800, CM

AWM Compliance


CEC / C(UL) Compliance


CPR Euroclass


European Directive Compliance

EU CE Mark, EU Directive 2015/863/EU, EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II), EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE)

APAC Compliance

China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)

Other Standard Compliance(s)


Plenum Number

82842, 89842

Non-Plenum Number



Update and Revision

Revision Number: 0.422 Revision Date: 03-02-2021