Belden 3106A EIA Cable

Belden 3106A EIA Cable

The Belden 3106A Multi Conductor EIA Industrial RS-485 PLTC/CM cable with 22AWG and UV resistance PVC sheath.

Cable Construction

Number of Conductors: 1
Number of Pairs: 1
Conductor AWG: 22
Conductor Stranding: 7 x 30
Conductor Material: Tinned Copper (TC)
Conductor Diameter: 0.762mm
Total Number of Conductors: 3
Insulation Material: Foam High Density Polyethylene (FHDPE)
Outer Shield Material Layer 1: 100% Beldfoil Aluminium Foil Polyester Tape
Outer Shield Material Layer 2: 65% Tinned Copper Braid
Outer Shield Drain Wire AWG: 22
Outer Shield Drain Wire Stranding: 7 x 30
Drain Wire Conductor Material: Tinned Copper
Outer Jacket: Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
Cabling Colour Code: 1: White / Orange Stripe
2: Orange / White Stripe
3: Blue / White Stripe
Overall Nominal Diameter: 7.620mm
Pair Lay Length: 76.2mm

Mechanical Properties (Overall)

Operating Temperature Range: -20°C To +60°C
Non-UL Temperature Rating: 60°C
Bulk Cable Weight: 71.434 Kg/Km
Max. Recommended Pulling Tension: 289.133 N
Min. Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 76.200 mm
NEC/(UL) Specification: CM, PLTC
CEC/C(UL) Specification: CM
EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II): Yes
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2002/95/EC (RoHS): Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (mm/dd/yyyy): 10/01/2005
EU Directive 2002/96/EC (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR): Yes
CA Prop 65 (CJ for Wire & Cable): Yes
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes
UL Flame Test: UL1685 UL Loading
CSA Flame Test: FT1
Plenum No

Electrical Properties

Nominal Inductance: 0.666043 μH/m
Nom. Capacitance Conductor to Conductor: 36.091 pF/m
Nom. Capacitance Cond. to Other Conductor & Shield: 68.5729 pF/m
Nominal Velocity of Propagation: 78%
Nom. Conductor DC Resistance @ 20°C: 48.2307 Ohm/km
Nominal Outer Shield DC Resistance @ 20°C: 9.1868 Ohm/km
Nominal Attenuation at 1MHz Frequency: 1.6405 dB/100m
Max Operating Voltage UL: 300 V RMS
Max. Recommended Current @ 25°C: 2.7 Amps / Conductor
Input Impedance / Unfitted Impedance: .5 - 10 MHZ, 120 ±12 Ohms

Oil Resistance: Passes Oil Res II Per UL1277, Table 10.17. For CPE jacketed version order YR46721

Ordering Information

Order Code Cable Length (m) Shipping Weight (kg) Colour Description
3106A 0101000 305 21.319 Black #22 FS PR,1#22PVCBRDPVC
3106A 010500 152 11.34 Black #22 FS PR,1#22PVCBRDPVC
3106A 0105000 1524 104.327 Black #22 FS PR,1#22PVCBRDPVC


  • i) UL Test Reports are available on-line through the UL Client Document Access web portal.
  • ii) UL Inspection Reports are also available through the UL Client Document Access web portal.


  • i) CSA "Descriptive Report and Test Results" documents are available on the CSA Gateway Portal.
  • ii) CSA Inspection Reports are maintained on the CSA issued 'flash drive' at each manufacturing location.

* other test data may be available if requested at time of order.

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