Master Catalog Page 378 Hook-Up Wire

Alpha Wire www.alphawire.com 1-800-52 ALPHA Specifications subject to change. For complete specifications and availability, visit www.alphawire.com. 378 Hook-Up Wire T he 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, elec- trical 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 compliance Convenient put-ups as short as 100 feet Excellent uniformity and low-fray design for easy handling, stripping, and termination Choice of Insulations to Meet Temperature Range and Mechanical and Environmental Requirements Insulation Material Temperature Range Features PVC Polyvinyl chloride -55C to +105C General-purpose insulation Good abrasion resistance Excellent flame resistance XL-PVC Cross-linked PVC -55C to +105C Better abrasion and cut-through resistance than standard PVC Improved temperature and solder iron resistance over standard PVC Used in high-density wiring mPPE Modified polyphenylene ether -40C to +105C Excellent recyclability Excellent abrasion and cut-through resistance Superior dielectric properties for thinner walls than PVC-allows wires 45% smaller in diameter and 40% light in weight PTFE Polytetrafluoroethylene -55C to +200C High temperature Chemically inert: excellent chemical and solvent resistance Excellent electrical properties XLPE Cross-linked polyethylene -55C to +125C Higher temperature rating than PVC Silicone -40C to +150C High-voltage material Excellent flexibility Excellent dielectric strength and resistance to radiation, corona, and ozone PDVF Polyvinylidene fluoride -40C to +125C Widely used in wire wrap applications ETFE Ethylene tetrafluoroethylene -70C to +150C TGGT Teflon glass glass Teflon +250C High-temperature applications Chemically inert: excellent chemical and solvent resistance Moisture resistant Withstands mechanical abuse and repeated flexing MG Mica glass +450C High-temperature applications, such as heat-treating furnaces, kilns, and food service equipment Excellent thermal stability 378

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