Security & Sound, 2 Conductor 18 AWG BC, Shielded, Riser

Security & Commercial Audio Cable, 2 Conductor 18 AWG solid bare copper conductors with polyolefin insulation, Beldfoil® shield, Riser, PVC jacket with ripcord.
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Product Overview

Suitable Applications

Intercom/PA Systems, Sound/Audio Systems

Construction Details
Element No. of Elements Size Stranding Material
Conductor(s) 2 18 AWG Solid BC - Bare Copper
Element Material Nom. Thickness Nom. Insulation Diameter Color Code
Conductor(s) PP - Polypropylene 0.007 in (0.18 mm) 0.055 in (1.4 mm) Black, Red
Outer Shield
Shield Type Material Coverage Drainwire Type
Tape Bi-Laminate (Alum+Poly) 100% 24 AWG (7x32) TC
Outer Jacket
Material Nom. Thickness Nom. Diameter Ripcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride 0.017 in (0.43 mm) 0.147 in Yes

Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal)

0.147 in

Electrical Characteristics
Nom. Conductor DCR Nom. Capacitance Cond-to-Cond Nom. Capacitance Cond-to-Other (Conds + Shield) Max. Current
6.5 Ohm/1000ft 30 pF/ft (98 pF/m) 54 pF/ft (180 pF/m) 5 Amps per Conductor at 25ºC
UL Voltage Rating
300 V
Mechanical Characteristics
UL Temperature Operating
75°C 0°C To +75°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min. Installation Min.
1.47 in (37.3 mm) 1.47 in

Max. Pull Tension

44 lbs (20 kg)

Bulk Cable Weight

16 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability

Indoor - Riser, Indoor

Flammability / Reaction to Fire

UL1666 Riser, FT4

NEC / UL Compliance

Article 800, CMR

CEC / C(UL) Compliance


European Directive Compliance

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

APAC Compliance

China RoHS II (GB/T 26572-2011)

Plenum Number



Update and Revision

Revision Number: 0.381 Revision Date: 05-31-2024

Part Numbers
Item # Color Putup Type Length UPC
5320FE 0081000 Gray Reel 1,000 ft 612825160298
5320FE 008U1000 Gray UnReel 1,000 ft 612825425663
5320FE 008Z1000 Gray ReelTuff Box 1,000 ft 612825160434

All Resources
Compliance Documentation