M27500 Specification - NEMA WC 27500 2012 Part Anatomy | Cable Guide

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NEMA WC 27500 2012


Table A: Color Identification Method for Wire and Shield Coverage

Shield Coverage

MIL-DTL-27500
Terminology

Color Identification Method

85%

90%

-

C

Preferred method Table A-1

Colored Stripes on White Wire-Stripe Color per Table A-1

A

D

Optional Method A Table A-1

Solid Color Wires-Colors per Table A-1

B

E

Optional Method B Table A-3

Band Marking (wire number) per table A-4 on Solid Colors (by AWG) per Table A-3

F

H

Preferred Method Table A-2

Colored Stripes on White Wire-Stripe Color per Table A-2

G

J

Optional Method A Table A-2

Solid Color Wires per Table A-2

K

M

Optional Method C Table A-3

Number Marking on Solid Color Wires (by AWG) per Table A-3

L

N

Optional Method D

Number Marking on White Wires

P

R

Optional Method B Table A-4

Band Marks per Table A-4 on Colored Stripes (by AWG) per Table A-3

S

T

Optional Method B Table A-4

Band Marks per Table A-4 on White Wires

U

V

--

For Color Codes Specified by the Procuring Activity

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Table A-1: Color Coding

Preferred Method- Colors are stripes on white insulation (wire #1 has no stripe).

Optional Method A-Colors are solid insulation color. Wires 11-15 have a lighter base color stripe.

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

White

Blue

Orange

Green

Red

Black

Yellow

Violet

Gray

Brown

Blue/ Blue

Orange/ Orange

Green/ Green

Red/ Red

Black/ Black

Table A-2: Color Coding

Preferred Method- Colors are stripes on white insulation (wire #5 has no stripe), for wires 1-10. Wires 11-15 color pairs-first color indicates insulation, with a stripe of the second color.

Optional Method A-Colors are solid insulation color. Wires 11-15 color pairs-first color indicates insulation, with a stripe of the second color.

Either Method A-Color of the wire in a one-conductor cable is white.

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

Red

Blue

Yellow

Green

White

Black

Brown

Orange

Violet

Gray

Red/ White

Blue/ White

Yellow/ White

Green/ White

Black/ White


Table A-3: Color Coding

Optional Method B-wire insulation color is based on AWG, with color bands per Table D for wire number

Optional Method C-wire insulation color is based on AWG with printed numbers designating wire number.

AWG

Color

AWG

Color

AWG

Color

AWG

Color

26

Black

18

White

10

Brown

2

Red

24

Blue

16

Blue

8

Red

1

White

22

Green

14

Green

6

Blue

1/0

Blue

20

Red

12

Yellow

4

Yellow

2/0

Green

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Table A-4: Band Configuration

Optional Method B-band groups as shown below are printed on wire to indicate wire number.

Wire Number

Band Configuration

Wire Number

Band Configuration

1

None

8

1 wide, 1 narrow

▄▄

2

2 narrow

9

1 wide, 2 narrow

▄▄

3

3 narrow

10

1 wide, 3 narrow

▄▄

4

4 narrow

11

1 wide, 4 narrow

▄▄

5

5 narrow

12

1 wide, 5 narrow

▄▄

6

6 narrow

13

2 wide, 1 narrow

▄▄ ▄▄

7

7 narrow

14

2 wide, 2 narrow

▄▄ ▄▄

15

2 wide, 3 narrow

▄▄ ▄▄

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Table B: Base Wire Specification

By Symbol Sequence

By Specification Sequence

View M22759 Specification Details

A

SAE AS50861/1

NE

SAE AS81381/17

SAE AS50861/1

A

SAE AS22759/80

WB

AA

SAE AS50861/5

NF

SAE AS81381/18

SAE AS50861/2

B

SAE AS22759/81

WC

AB

SAE AS50861/6

NG

SAE AS81381/19

SAE AS50861/3

C

SAE AS22759/82

WE

AD

SAE AS50861/7

NH

SAE AS81381/20

SAE AS50861/4

P

SAE AS22759/83

WF

B

SAE AS50861/2

NK

SAE AS81381/21

SAE AS50861/5

AA

SAE AS22759/84

WG

C

SAE AS50861/3

NL

SAE AS81381/22

SAE AS50861/6

AB

SAE AS22759/85

WH

CA

SAE AS22759/13

P

SAE AS50861/4

SAE AS50861/7

AD

SAE AS22759/86

WJ

CB

SAE AS22759/14

RA

SAE AS22759/3

SAE AS8777, MS 25471

H

SAE AS22759/87

WK

CC

SAE AS22759/15

RB

SAE AS22759/4

SAE AS8777, MS 27110

F

SAE AS22759/88

WL

DB

SAE AS22759/180

RC

SAE AS22759/11

SAE AS22759/1

EA

SAE AS22759/89

WM

DC

SAE AS22759/181

RE

SAE AS22759/12

SAE AS22759/2

E

SAE AS22759/90

WN

DE

SAE AS22759/182

SA

SAE AS22759/7

SAE AS22759/3

RA

SAE AS22759/91

WP

DF

SAE AS22759/183

SB

SAE AS22759/32

SAE AS22759/4

RB

SAE AS22759/92

WR

DG

SAE AS22759/184

SC

SAE AS22759/33

SAE AS22759/5

VA

SAE AS22759/180

DB

DH

SAE AS22759/185

SD

SAE AS22759/34

SAE AS22759/6

WA

SAE AS22759/181

DC

DJ

SAE AS22759/186

SE

SAE AS22759/35

SAE AS22759/7

SA

SAE AS22759/182

DE

DK

SAE AS22759/187

SM

SAE AS22759/41

SAE AS22759/8

TA

SAE AS22759/183

DF

DL

SAE AS22759/188

SN

SAE AS22759/42

SAE AS22759/9

LE

SAE AS22759/184

DG

DM

SAE AS22759/189

SP

SAE AS22759/43

SAE AS22759/10

LH

SAE AS22759/185

DH

DN

SAE AS22759/190

SR

SAE AS22759/44

SAE AS22759/11

RC

SAE AS22759/186

DJ

DP

SAE AS22759/191

SS

SAE AS22759/45

SAE AS22759/12

RE

SAE AS22759/187

DK

DR

SAE AS22759/192

ST

SAE AS22759/46

SAE AS22759/13

CA

SAE AS22759/188

DL

E

SAE AS22759/2

SV

SAE AS22759/47

SAE AS22759/14

CB

SAE AS22759/189

DM

EA

SAE AS22759/1

SW

SAE AS22759/48

SAE AS22759/15

CC

SAE AS22759/190

DN

F

SAE AS8777, MS 27110

SX

SAE AS22759/49

SAE AS22759/16

TE

SAE AS22759/191

DP

H

SAE AS8777, MS 25471

SY

SAE AS22759/50

SAE AS22759/17

TF

SAE AS22759/192

DR

JA

SAE AS25038/1

TA

SAE AS22759/8

SAE AS22759/18

TG

SAE AS25038/1

JA

JB

SAE AS22759/28

TE

SAE AS22759/16

SAE AS22759/19

TH

SAE AS25038/3

JF

JC

SAE AS22759/29

TF

SAE AS22759/17

SAE AS22759/20

TK

SAE AS81044/5

MD

JD

SAE AS22759/30

TG

SAE AS22759/18

SAE AS22759/21

TL

SAE AS81044/6

ME

JE

SAE AS22759/31

TH

SAE AS22759/19

SAE AS22759/22

TM

SAE AS81044/7

MF

JF

SAE AS25038/3

TK

SAE AS22759/20

SAE AS22759/23

TN

SAE AS81044/8

MG

LE

SAE AS22759/9

TL

SAE AS22759/21

SAE AS22759/28

JB

SAE AS81044/9

MH

LH

SAE AS22759/10

TM

SAE AS22759/22

SAE AS22759/29

JC

SAE AS81044/10

MJ

MD

SAE AS81044/5

TN

SAE AS22759/23

SAE AS22759/30

JD

SAE AS81044/11

MK

ME

SAE AS81044/6

VA

SAE AS22759/5

SAE AS22759/31

JE

SAE AS81044/12

ML

MF

SAE AS81044/7

WA

SAE AS22759/6

SAE AS22759/32

SB

SAE AS81044/13

MM

MG

SAE AS81044/8

WB

SAE AS22759/80

SAE AS22759/33

SC

SAE AS81381/7

MR

MH

SAE AS81044/9

WC

SAE AS22759/81

SAE AS22759/34

SD

SAE AS81381/8

MS

MJ

SAE AS81044/10

WE

SAE AS22759/82

SAE AS22759/35

SE

SAE AS81381/9

MT

MK

SAE AS81044/11

WF

SAE AS22759/83

SAE AS22759/41

SM

SAE AS81381/10

MV

ML

SAE AS81044/12

WG

SAE AS22759/84

SAE AS22759/42

SN

SAE AS81381/11

MW

MM

SAE AS81044/13

WH

SAE AS22759/85

SAE AS22759/43

SP

SAE AS81381/12

MY

MR

SAE AS81381/7

WJ

SAE AS22759/86

SAE AS22759/44

SR

SAE AS81381/13

NA

MS

SAE AS81381/8

WK

SAE AS22759/87

SAE AS22759/45

SS

SAE AS81381/14

NB

MT

SAE AS81381/9

WL

SAE AS22759/88

SAE AS22759/46

ST

SAE AS81381/17

NE

MV

SAE AS81381/10

WM

SAE AS22759/89

SAE AS22759/47

SV

SAE AS81381/18

NF

MW

SAE AS81381/11

WN

SAE AS22759/90

SAE AS22759/48

SW

SAE AS81381/19

NG

MY

SAE AS81381/12

WP

SAE AS22759/91

SAE AS22759/49

SX

SAE AS81381/20

NH

NA

SAE AS81381/13

WR

SAE AS22759/92

SAE AS22759/50

SY

SAE AS81381/21

NK

NB

SAE AS81381/14

SAE AS81381/22

NL

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Table C: Shield Type

SINGLE SHIELD

DOUBLE SHIELD

SHIELD MATERIAL

MAXIMUM TEMP

U

--

No Shield

--

T

V

TPC Round

150°C

S

W

SPC Round

200°C

N

Y

NPC Round

260°C

F

Z

Stainless Steel

400°C

C

R

NPC 27% Round

400°C

M

K

SPC Alloy Round

200°C

P

L

NPC Alloy Round

260°C

G

A

SPC Flat

200°C

H

B

SP High Strength Copper Alloy Flat

200°C

NF

(Formerly *)

ND

(Formerly #)

NPC Flat

260°C

J

D

TPC Flat

150°C

E

X

NP High Strength Copper Alloy Flat

260°C

I

Q

Nickel-Chromium Alloy Flat

400°C

$

+

Heavy Silver-coated copper, round

200°C

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Table D: Jacket Type

SINGLE JACKET

DOUBLE JACKET

JACKET MATERIAL

MAXIMUM TEMP

00

00

No Jacket

----

01

51

Extruded White PVC

90°C

02

52

Extruded Clear Polyamide

105°C

03

53

White Polyamide Braid Over Polyester Tape

105°C

04

54

Polyester Braid over Polyester Tape

150°C

05

55

Extruded Clear FEP

200°C

06

56

Extruded or Taped White PTFE

260°C

07

57

White Glass Braid PTFE Over PTFE Tape

260°C

08

58

Cross linked White Extruded PVDF

150°C

09

59

Extruded White FEP

200°C

10

60

Extruded Clear PVDF

125°C

11

61

Polyimide Tape FEP

200°C

12

62

Polyimide over FEP wrapped Polyimide tape

200°C

14

64

Extruded White ETFE

150°C

15

65

Extruded Clear ETFE

150°C

16

66

PTFE Tape Over Polyamide Braid

200°C

17

67

Extruded White ECTFE

150°C

18

68

Extruded Clear ECTFE

150°C

20

70

Extruded White PFA

260°C

21

71

Extruded Clear PFA

260°C

22

72

Polyimide over FEP wrapped Polyimide tape

200°C

23

73

Extruded, White, Modified XLETFE

200°C

24

74

White Polymide PTFE Tape, FEP

260°C

25

75

Smooth PTFE Tape over Polyamide Braid

260°C

26

76

Extruded, White Modified XLETFE

200°C

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