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

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Simpson Tacoma Kraft currently stocks close to 55 of TPC’s product offerings and are completely satisfied with the product they produce.
Al Plybon
Electrical & Instrumentation Planner, Simpson Tacoma Kraft


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