West Penn AQ225-500
16ga 500 ft, 2-Conductor Aquaseal Wire

OUR PART #  AQ225-500

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This 16 gauge, 2-conductor Aquaseal wire is suitable for direct burial outdoor or indoor tray use. It is ideal for applications like low-voltage industrial process control circuits, power-limited circuits, power-limited fire alarm circuits and power-limited tray cable.


Construction Parameters

  • Conductor: 16AWG bare copper
  • Stranding: 7x24
  • Insulation Material: PVC with nylon
  • Insulation Thickness: PVC -  0.015" Nom. / Nylon - .005" nom.
  • Number of Conductors: 2 (1 pair)
  • Water-Blocking Tape: 2-ply water swellable tape
  • Jacket Material: Sunlight/Moisture Resistant PVC
  • Jacket Thickness: 0.040" nom
  • Overall Cable Diameter: 0.295" nom.
  • Approximate Cable Weight: 48lbs/1000' nom.
  • Flame Rating: UL 1685 vertical tray

Electrical & Environmental Properties 

  • Temperature Rating: -4ºF to 120ºF
  • Operating Voltage: 300V RMS
  • Max Capacitance Between Conductors @ 1kHz: 28pf/ft nom.
  • DC Resistance per Conductor @ 68ºF: 4.2 ohms/ 1,000'
  • Insulation Colors: Black, red
  • Jacket Color: Black
  • TIA455-82B Water Infiltration Test Compliant: Yes
  • UL 444 & 13 Compliant: Yes


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