Cable, PLTC-ER

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Cable, PLTC-ER

Type PLTC nonmetallic-sheathed, power-limited tray cable. Suitable for cable trays and consisting of a factory assembly of two or more insulated copper (solid or stranded) conductors suitable for 300 Volts, Nos. 22 through 12 AWG, under a nonmetallic jacket. The cable is resistant to the spread of fire, and the outer jacket is sunlight- and moisture-resistant as defined by NEC Article 725. This cable is suitable for exposed runs (ER) between cable tray and utilization equipment where the cables are supported and secured. Reference NEC Article 725 for installation details.

Source: API Recommended Practice 14FZ, Recommended Practice for Design, Installation, and Maintenance of Electrical Systems for Fixed and Floating Offshore Petroleum Facilities for Unclassified and Class I, Zone 0, Zone 1, and Zone 2 Locations, Second Edition, May 2013. Global Standards