422010 Spec Sheet

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Hook-Up Wire
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Choice of Insulations to Meet Temperature Range and Mechanical and Environmental Requirements
Insulation Material Temperature Range Features
PVC Polyvinyl chloride -55°C to +105°C General-purpose insulation
Good abrasion resistance
Excellent flame resistance
XL-PVC Cross-linked PVC -55°C to +105°C Better abrasion and cut-through resistance than standard PVC
Improved temperature and solder iron resistance over standard PVC
Used in high-density wiring
PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene -55°C to +200°C High temperature
Chemically inert: excellent chemical and solvent resistance
Excellent electrical properties
XLPE Cross-linked polyethylene -55°C to +125°C Higher temperature rating than PVC
Silicone Silicone -40°C to +150°C High-voltage material
Excellent flexibility
Excellent dielectric strength and resistance to radiation, corona, and ozone
PDVF Polyvinylidene fluoride -40°C to +125°C Widely used in wire wrap applications
ETFE Ethylene tetrafluoroethylene -70°C to +150°C
TGGT Teflon glass glass Teflon +250°C
High-temperature applications
Chemically inert: excellent chemical and solvent resistance
Moisture resistant
Withstands mechanical abuse and repeated flexing
MG Mica glass +450°C High-temperature applications, such as heat-treating furnaces,
kilns, and food service equipment
Excellent thermal stability
mPPE Modified polyphenylene ether –40°C to +105°C
Modified polyphenylene ether insulation (mPPE)
Lighter, tougher, and more durable than PVC
Meets RoHS and WEEE requirements; 100% recyclable
45% smaller diameter, 40% lighter, 10x abrasion resistance of PVC
mPPE Modified polyphenylene ether –40°C to +110°C
All the environmental benefits and abrasion resistance
characteristics of EcoWire; 100% recyclable
Excellent resistance to oils, chemicals, solvents, and fuels
Meets ISO 6722 for thin-wall and ultra-thin wall wire
The broad range of hook-up
wire from Alpha means you
will find the product exactly
suited to your application—
whether it’s as straightforward
as a control cabinet in a
protected environment or as
specialized as a machine tool
on the factory floor, a high-
temperature oven, or off-road
construction equipment.
Our hook-up wire is available in
a variety of insulations to meet
your needs for temperature,
ability to withstand wear and
abrasion, electrical performance,
or resistance to oil, solvents,
and chemicals.
Stranded and solid copper
conductors, bare or tinned,
with other platings available
for special application needs
Broad range of insulations
Color-coded insulation for
easy circuit identification
UL, CSA, and Mil-spec
Convenient put-ups as short
as 100 feet
Excellent uniformity and low-
fray design for easy handling,
stripping, and termination
Voltage Insulation Wire Range (AWG) Approvals Temperature Range
Stranded Solid UL CSA
XL-PVC 26 – 16 CSA AWM I A/B FT1 -55°C to +105°C
UL 1429 -55°C to +80°C
XLPE 22 – 18 UL 3265 CSA I A/B FT1 -55°C to +125°C
PVC 30 – 16 24 – 16
UL AWM 1569 -40°C to +105°C
UL AWM 1007 -40°C to +80°C
CSA TR-64 -40°C to +90°C
SR-PVC 30 – 16 AWM 1061 CSA I A/B FT1 -10°C to +80°C
XL-PVC 26 – 16 UL 1430 CSA REW XL-PVC -55°C to +105°C
XLPE 22 – 18 UL 3266 CSA CL 1252 XLPE -55°C to +125°C
XLPE 22 – 16 UL 3199 CSA CL1054 -55°C to +125°C
PTFE 24 – 8 UL 1180 -60°C to +200°C
PVC 24 – 10 26 – 10 UL AWM 1015, 1230
UL MTW, THW, TW CSA TEW-105 -20°C to +105°C
8 – 4/0 UL 1242, 1284 -20°C to +105°C
XLPE 18 – 10 UL 3271 CSA CL 1251 XLPE -55°C to +125°C
XLPE 20 – 2/0 UL 3173, 3195, 3196, 3300
SIS Rated -55°C to +125°C
Silicone 22 – 4/0 UL 3212, 3213, 3214 CSA AWM I A/B -40°C to +150°C
10,000+ Silicone 22 – 2 UL 3239 -40°C to +150°C
250 PTFE 32 – 22 30 – 26 MIL-W-16787/6 (Type ET) -60°C to +200°C
600 XL-PVC 26 – 16 MIL-W16878/1 (Type B) -55°C to +105°C
PVC 32 – 14 MIL-W16878/1 (Type B) -55°C to +105°C
PVC 14 – 8 MIL-W-76B Type HW -20°C to +80°C
PTFE 30 – 10 26 – 18 MIL-W-16878/4 (Type E) -60°C to +200°C
XL-PVC 26 – 16 MIL-W16878/1 (Type C) -55°C to +105°C
PVC 24 – 12 24 – 18 MIL-W16878/1 (Type C) -40°C to +80°C
XLPE 22 – 18 MIL-W16878/1 (Type C) -55°C to +105°C
PTFE 24 – 8 MIL-W-17878/5 (Type EE) -60°C to +200°C
3000 XLPE 18 – 10 MIL-W16878/1 (Type D) -55°C to +105°C
Wire Wrap
PDVF 30 – 24 UL 1422, 1423 -40°C to +125°C
ETFE 30 – 24 UL 1516, 1523 -70°C to +150°C
Ribbon Cable: 5 to 30 Conductors
150/300 PVC 26 – 22 UL 2713, 2555 -55°C to +80°C
600/1000 PVC 26 – 22 MIL-W16878/1 (Types B & C) -55°C to +105°C
Bus Bar Wire
30 – 12 A-A59551
For more information about these and additional Alpha Wire hook-up wire products, and to request
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Every application is critical
and wire failure is not an
option when the safety of your
equipment and personnel is
paramount. Specify Alpha
hook-up wire for harsh
environments and crucial
applications; since the integrity
of your system is only as
robust as the products you use.
Superior availability
Alpha offers hook-up wire
from stock in most sizes and
constructions, in both small
and large put-ups, so you
can order it when you need
it. Our products are available
for same-day shipment,
eliminating long lead times.
Service and support,
Selecting the correct wire
for your critical application
is essential to overall system
reliability, performance, and
safety. So we make it easy
for you select the right Alpha
hook-up wire for your specific
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