Part # Applicable Specifications  Voltage  Shielding  AWG  # of Elements  Retractile  End Types  Length  Jacket Diameter 
118 CE, CSA - C(UL) TYPE CMR, CSA FT4, ROHS - RoHS Compliance, UL CMR, UL FT4  300  UNSHIELDED  24        0.293 
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  Diameters (In)
1) Component 1 1 X 2 PAIR  
a) Conductor 24 (7/32) AWG Tinned Copper 0.023
b) Insulation 0.010" Wall, Nom. Polyolefin 0.043
(1) Color(s)    
Pair Color Pair Color Pair Color
1 WHITE/ORANGE & ORANGE 2 WHITE/GREEN & GREEN  
c) Pair 2/Cond Cabled Together  
(1) Twists: 16.0 Twists/foot (approx.)  
d) Cabling 2 PAIR Cabled  
(1) Twists: 5.3 Twists/foot (min)  
(2) Orientation: Components to be arranged from INSIDE LAYER to OUTSIDE LAYER
e) Jacket 0.025" Wall, Nom.,TPE 0.201 (0.214 Max.)
(1) Color(s) WHITE
2) Shield: Alum/Mylar Tape, 25% Overlap, Min.  
a) Foil Direction Foil Facing Out  
b) Braid Tinned Copper,85% Coverage, Min.  
3) Jacket 0.032" Wall, Nom.,TPE 0.293 (0.313 Max.)
a) Color(s) TEAL
b) Print ALPHA WIRE-NM P/N 118 2PR 24 AWG
(UL) CMR OR AWM 20626 600 V OR C(UL) CMG
ISO/IEC 11801 CAT 5E PATCH---US PAT 6,273,977 &
5,763,823 ---FT-4 SUN RES OIL RES
* = Factory Code
[Note: Product may have c(UL) or CSA markings depending upon plant of manufacture.]
1) UL    
a) Component 1 AWM/STYLE 10866 80°C / 600 VRMS
b) Overall CMR 75°C
  AWM/STYLE 20626 80°C / 600 VRMS
2) CSA International C(UL) TYPE CMG 75°C
  FT4  
3) Other UV Resistant  
  Oil Resistant  
  NEMA WC-63.1 Category 5e Patch  
  ICEA 661, Category 5e Patch  
  ISO/IEC 11801 Category 5e Patch Cable  
  ETHERNET/IP COMPLIANT  
  TIA-568-C.2 Cat5e  
4) CE: EU Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EC
1) CE: EU Directive 2011/65/EU(RoHS2):
 This product complies with European Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS Directive) of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2011. No Exemptions are required for RoHS Compliance on this item. Consult Alpha Wire's web site for RoHS C of C.
2) REACH Regulation (EC 1907/2006):
 This product does not contain Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) listed on the European Union's REACH candidate list in excess of 0.1% mass of the item. For up-to-date information, please see Alpha's REACH SVHC Declaration.
Physical & Mechanical Properties
1) Temperature Range -40 to 75°C
2) Bend Radius 11X Cable Diameter(static), 11X Cable Diameter(dynamic)
3) Pull Tension 40 Lbs, Maximum
4) Sunlight Resistance Yes
5) Cable Weight 44 Lbs/1000Ft
Electrical Properties (For Engineering purposes only)
1) Voltage Rating 300 VRMS
2) Characteristic Impedance 100 Ω +/- 15
3) Mutual Capacitance 5.6 nf/100m Max
4) Velocity of Propagation 70 % Nom.
5) Conductor DCR 9.38 Ω/100m @20°C, Max
6) OA Shield DCR 2.8 Ω/1000ft @20°C, Nominal
7) Skew 45 ns/100m, Max
8) Pair to Ground Unbalance 330 pf/100m, Max
9) DC Unbalance of a Pair 5%, Max
10) Insertion Loss 2.4 (Max dB/100m )@ 1 MHz
4.8 (Max dB/100m )@ 4 MHz
6.8 (Max dB/100m )@ 8 MHz
7.7 (Max dB/100m )@ 10 MHz
9.8 (Max dB/100m )@ 16 MHz
11.0 (Max dB/100m )@ 20 MHz
12.4 (Max dB/100m )@ 25 MHz
13.9 (Max dB/100m )@ 31.25 MHz
20.1 (Max dB/100m )@ 62.5 MHz
26.1 (Max dB/100m )@ 100 MHz
  33.3 (Max dB/100m ) @ 155 MHz
  38.4 (Max dB/100m ) @ 200 MHz
  43.7 (Max dB/100m ) @ 250 MHz
  48.6 (Max dB/100m ) @ 300 MHz
  49.5 (Max dB/100m ) @ 310 MHz
  53.2 (Max dB/100m ) @ 350 MHz
Packaging Flange x Traverse x Barrel (inches)
a) 1000 FT 16 x 11 x 8 Continuous length
  [Spool dimensions may vary slightly]

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