SPEC 41028

TELCOFLEX® Telecom Control Wire and Cable

PVC Insulated, Lacquered Cotton Braid Jacketed Wire. For Internal Wiring of Telephone Equipment. UL listed AWM Style 1491 90°C, 600 volts VW-1. CSA listed AWM I A/B 90°C, 300 volts FT-1 (24-10 AWG only) RoHS Compliant, Lead-Free



  1. Conductor:Solid or stranded, tin-coated copper conforming to ASTM B-33 and B-174 or B-173.
  2. Separator:Separator Tape:Opaque Mylar tape
  3. Insulation:85°C rated Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) conforming to Underwriters’ Laboratories AWM Style 1491 and CSA C22.2 No. 210.2 requirements.
  4. Cotton Braid:On all sizes, a lacquered cotton braid conforming to UL requirements is applied over the insulation.
  5. Optional Cabling or Shielding:2, 3, or 4 conductors may be twisted together when requested. A braided shield may be applied over 1, 2, 3, or 4 conductors with an overall lacquered cotton braid.

Applications and Features:

This specification covers the construction requirements for PVC insulated, cotton braided hook-up wire for internal wiring of telephone equipment. The construction of the wire and cable is in accordance with Underwriters’ Laboratories Appliance Wiring Material (AWM) Style 1491.
24 AWG to 2 AWG conform to Lucent Specification KS-13385 Issue 11


  • ASTM B33 Standard Specification for Tin-Coated Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B172 Standard Specification for Rope-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors Having Bunch-Stranded Copper Conductors (As Applicable)
  • ASTM B174 Standard Specification for Bunch-Stranded Copper
  • CSA C22.2 No. 210 Appliance wiring material products I A/B 105°C Dry
  • RoHS-3 Complies with European Directive 2015/863
  • Table 1 – Physical and Electrical Data
    Stock NumberCond. SizeCond. StrandsDiameter Over Cond.Insul. ThicknessApprox. ODApprox. WeightDC Resistance @ 20°CMin Bending Radius
    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances
    ◊ Cable marked with this symbol is a standard stock item

    Revision: 3.0.00M