Control Cable and Instrumentation Products

Super-Trex® Reduced Diameter Control Cable (16 AWG)

The TPC Wire & Cable Corp. Super-Trex® Reduced Diameter Control Cable features a specially compounded jacket that provides a superior first line of defense against oil, ozone, UV exposure, and most chemicals. This shielded control cable is also flame- and heat-resistant and has completed 20 million cycles without electrical failure in cat track testing. It's available in 16 AWG and various conductor counts (from 5 to 60 conductors) and is also available in 20 AWG18 AWG, and 12 AWG.

Reduced Diameter Control Cable 16

Ratings / Characteristics

  • UL Listed
  • CE
  • Type TC-ER – 600 V
  • Type WTTC – 1,000 V
  • FT-4 Flame Rating
  • RoHS Compliant
  • Max Conductor Temperature 90°C
  • Suitable for Class I, II, Div. 2


  • BUNCH STRANDED TINNED SOFT DRAWN COPPER — Longer flex life in flexing and twisting applications. Easier to solder.

  • POLYESTER TPE CONDUCTOR INSULATION — Oil resistant and has high dielectric, tensile and mechanical properties.

  • HIGH FLEX TAPE SEPARATOR AROUND INNER COMPONENTS — Provides easy movement of the conductor bundle for longer flex life.

  • SPECIALLY COMPOUNDED, SECURITY YELLOW, SUPER-TREX® TPE JACKET — Superior first-line defense against oil, ozone and UV exposure as well as most chemicals. Flame and heat resistant. Extreme all-weather flexibility.

  • CONDUCTORS ARE CODED WITH ALPHA-NUMERIC IDENTIFICATION — Provides fast identification of conductors. Easy to read and simplifies installation. RED conductors for AC applications and BLUE conductors for DC applications.

  • NYLON FILLERS — Low friction, non-wicking fillers provide excellent flexibility.

  • UNI-LAY CONSTRUCTION ALTERNATING BUNDLES — Superior performance in flexing and torsional applications.

  • 20 MILLION — Flex tested over 20,000,000 cycles in cat track testing without electrical failure. 


  • Automatic Welders
  • Broach Machines
  • Control Circuits
  • Cranes
  • Festoon Systems
  • Machine Tools
  • Positioning Equipment
  • Power Track Systems
  • Remote Control of Electrical Equipment
  • Sensing Equipment
  • Transfer Vehicles


  • Abrasions
  • Flexing



Case Study: Side Puller Machine Keeps Failing Due to Flexing Issues


Product Spec Sheet


Part Numbers

  • 88505R
  • 88505B
  • 88507B
  • 88508B
  • 88512
  • 88512R
  • 88512B
  • 88516
  • 88519R
  • 88519B
  • 88522
  • 88525
  • 88525R
  • 88525B
  • 88531
  • 88533
  • 88533R
  • 88533B
  • 88541
  • 88547R
  • 88547B
  • 88549
  • 88560
Norfolk Naval Shipyard brought to the rep’s attention a few ideas to improve our welding cables and lines. TPC picked up the ball and designed products that we now use at the Navy Yard every day.
Douglas E. Kubizna
Supervisor, Norfolk Naval Shipyard


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