Security & Sound, 2c 18 AWG BC, Shielded, CMP

Security & Commercial Audio Cable, 2 Conductor 18 AWG solid bare copper conductors with Flamarrest® insulation, Beldfoil® shield, Plenum-CMP, Flamarrest® jacket with ripcord
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Product Overview

Suitable Applications

Security Systems, Intercom/PA Systems, Sound/Audio Systems, Power Limited Controls

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) PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride 0.010 in (0.25 mm) 0.0605 in (1.54 mm) Black, Red
Outer Shield
Shield Type Material Coverage Drainwire Type
Tape Bi-Laminate (Alum+Poly) 100% 20 AWG (7x28) TC
Outer Jacket
Material Nom. Thickness Nom. Diameter Ripcord
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride 0.015 in (0.38 mm) 0.151 in (3.84 mm) Yes

Overall Cable Diameter (Nominal)

0.151 in (3.84 mm)

Electrical Characteristics
Element Nom. Conductor DCR Nom. Capacitance Cond-to-Cond Nom. Capacitance Cond-to-Other (Conds + Shield) Max. Current
Conductor(s) 6.4 Ohm/1000ft 70 pF/ft (230 pF/m) 126 pF/ft (413 pF/m) 14 Amps per conductor @ 25°C
UL Voltage Rating
300 V
Mechanical Characteristics
UL Temperature Operating
75°C 0°C to +75°C
Bend Radius
Stationary Min. Installation Min.
1.5 in (38 mm) 1.5 in (38 mm)

Max. Pull Tension

45 lbs (20 kg)

Bulk Cable Weight

21 lbs/1000ft

Standards and Compliance

Environmental Suitability

Indoor - Plenum, Indoor

Flammability / Reaction to Fire

NFPA 262, UL 910 (Plenum), FT6

NEC / UL Compliance

Article 800, CMP

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)

Non-Plenum Number



Update and Revision

Revision Number: 0.348 Revision Date: 03-27-2024

Part Numbers
Item # Color Putup Type Length UPC Footnote
6320FE 8771000 Natural Reel 1,000 ft 612825426882 C
6320FE 877Z1000 Natural ReelTuff Box 1,000 ft 612825175742

All Resources
Compliance Documentation