Control Cable and Instrumentation Products

Super-Trex® Reduced Diameter Control Cable (18 AWG)

The TPC Wire & Cable Corp. Super-Trex® Reduced Diameter Control Cable features uni-lay alternating bundles that provide superior performance in flexing applications, including assembly machinery, packaging machinery, robotics, material handling, and many more. The security yellow TPC jacket provides excellent protection against oil and most industrial chemicals. This shielded control cable has completed 20 million cycles without electrical failure in cat track testing. It's available in 18 AWG and various conductor counts (from 5 to 65 conductors) and is also available in 20 AWG16 AWG, and 12 AWG.

Reduced Diameter Control Cable 18


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


Features

  • 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.

  • 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.



Applications

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


Environments

  • Abrasions
  • Flexing


Video



Resources

Product Spec Sheet  DOWNLOAD


Part Numbers

  • 88905
  • 88912
  • 88919
  • 88925
  • 88933
  • 88949
  • 88965
I was looking for a durable cable that was flexible enough to make tight turns in a confined area and not stress the cable shield. I found it at TPC.
Steve Uhlir
Operations Manager, Classic Diagnostic Imaging – Macedonia, Ohio

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