APPLIANCE WIRING MATERIAL
Subj.758 Section 2 Page 20259 Issued:1983-04-01
Revised:2012-04-10
Style 20259 Multiple-conductor cable using non-integral jacket.

Rating60 deg C, 30 Vac, Cable flame.
Conductor40 AWG minimum, solid or stranded.
InsulationExtruded PP, 3.5 - 30 mils minimum thickness at any point.
AssemblyConsists of two or more conductors, twisted pairs or groups of twisted conductors twisted together. The conductors or groups of conductors may be laid parallel forming a flat, oval or round cable. The lay of the conductors is not specified. A barrier layer and/or fillers are optional. Manufacturer shall maintain a complete description of each assembly. May use same or mixed AWG size. Cable may be either straight or wound in retractile form.
ShieldOptional.
CoveringOptional - A 6 mils or heavier PVC covering may be extruded over the conductor assembly.
JacketExtruded PVC.
Diameter of core assembly under jacketMinimum average thicknessMinimum thickness at any point
0.425 inch or less30 mils24 mils
0.426-0.700 inch45 mils36 mils
StandardAppliance Wiring Material UL 758.
MarkingGeneral.
UseExternal wiring.

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