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From cell to inverter,
we make solar shine
FIT® heat-shrink tubing
Bright Solutions
Solar Power Wire and Cable
materials. The FIT line consists
of various tubing types,
each designed with unique
attributes that offer tubing
solutions for the broadest
possible range of applications
and environments.
FIT heat-shrink tubing seals
and protects wire and cables
from environmental and
mechanical abuse—with a wide
variety of shrink ratios and
FIT-260, Irradiated Polyolefin, 2:1 Shrink Ratio, -55°C to +135°C
• Approved for 600 V ground lead identification
• Green with yellow stripe
Part No.
F
rom residential rooftops
to solar farms harvesting
energy, Alpha Wire presents
a product portfolio to help
engineers and installers
create reliable, durable solar
systems. Our solar cables
and photovoltaic wire are
designed for the harsh
environments of solar energy
applications—the hot and
cold of climate extremes,
ozone and UV radiation,
moisture, oil, and direct burial.
Our specially formulated
PVC jackets provide years
of reliable service by
withstanding the potential
environments without failing
or degrading.
raid:
A full range for power
and control
Regardless of your panelto-grid needs, we have the
product to satisfy it. With wire
and cable in a range of gauges
and conductor counts, Alpha
has the solar solution. Alpha
also has the accessories,
from flexible conduit to heatshrink tubing, to help you
manage the system for faster
installation, easier maintenance,
and reliable operation.
Our cables meet regulatory
and industry requirements for
photovoltaic application.
This includes UL Subject 4703
Type PV.
The cables you trust.
The service you deserve.
Every application is critical and
wire failure is not an option
when the reliability of your
equipment and the safety
of personnel are paramount.
Specify Alpha cable for harsh
solar power applications: the
integrity of your system is
only as robust as the products
you use.
right Alpha cable for your
specific application. Our online
resources include a wire and
cable selection guide,
technical information, full
product catalog, and a
distributor locator to make
it easy to select and get the
cable you need.
Can’t find what you’re looking
for? Design the cable to your
specification. It’s easy, just visit
www.alphawire.com!
Applications
Service and support,
second-to-none
Panel monitoring and control
Selecting the correct cable
for your critical application
is essential to overall system
reliability, performance,
and safety. So we make it
easy for you to select the
Panel to collector
Panel to junction box
Min Supplied ID
Max Recovered ID
Nominal Recovered Wall
Inch
mm
Inch
mm
Inch
mm
FIT-260-1/8
0.125
3.18
0.062
1.57
0.020
0.51
FIT-260-1/4
0.250
6.35
0.125
3.18
0.025
0.64
FIT-260-3/8
0.375
9.53
0.187
4.75
0.025
0.64
FIT-260-1/2
0.500
12.70
0.250
6.35
0.025
0.64
FIT-260-3/4
0.750
19.05
0.375
9.53
0.030
0.76
FIT-260-1
1.000
25.40
0.500
12.70
0.035
0.89
FIT-300, Semirigid Irradiated Polyolefin, 2.5:1 Shrink Ratio, -55°C to +125°C
• Meltable inner wall to encapsulate without adhesive
Part No.
Min Supplied ID
Inch
Max Recovered ID
mm
Inch
mm
Nominal Recovered Wall
Inch
mm
FIT-300-1/8
0.125
3.18
0.023
0.58
0.038
0.97
FIT-300-3/16
0.187
4.75
0.060
1.52
0.043
1.09
FIT-300-1/4
0.250
6.35
0.080
2.03
0.047
1.19
FIT-300-3/10
0.300
7.62
0.050
1.27
0.100
2.54
FIT-300-3/8
0.375
9.53
0.135
3.43
0.050
1.27
FIT-300-1/2
0.500
12.70
0.195
4.95
0.055
1.40
FIT-300-3/4
0.750
19.05
0.313
7.95
0.065
1.65
Collector to inverter
FIT-750, Adhesive-Lined Polyolefin, 2:1 Shrink Ratio, -55°C to +110°C
Grounding
• Mastic lined
• Bonds to most materials
• High-voltage splicing: to 1 kV
Motor supply
Part No.
Min Supplied ID
Max Recovered ID
Inch
mm
Inch
Nominal Recovered Wall
mm
Inch
mm
FIT-750-1/4
0.250
6.35
0.125
3.18
0.030
0.76
FIT-750-3/8
0.375
9.53
0.187
4.75
0.031
0.79
FIT-750-1/2
0.500
12.70
0.250
6.35
0.032
0.81
FIT-750-3/4
0.750
19.05
0.375
9.53
0.037
0.94
FIT-750-1IN
1.000
25.40
0.500
12.70
0.039
0.99
FIT-750-1-1/2
1.500
38.10
0.750
19.05
0.046
1.17
GLOBAL HEADQUARTERS
711 Lidgerwood Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07207-0711 USA
Toll Free: 1-800-52 ALPHA
Tel: 1-908-925-8000
Fax: 1-908-925-5411
E-mail: [email protected]
EUROPE
Alpha Wire International
Saxon House
1 Downside | Sunbury-on-Thames
Middlesex | United Kingdom | TW16 6RT
Tel: +44-(0)-800-288-8809
Fax: +44-(0)-800-288-8810
E-mail: [email protected]
©2012 Alpha Wire. All rights reserved. Specifications subject to change. Consult Alpha Wire for latest specifications.
ASIA PACIFIC
Alpha Wire
Silver Center | Room 1708
North Shanxi Road 1388
Shanghai | China | 200060
Tel: +86-21-61498201/61498205
Fax: +86-21-61498001
E-mail: [email protected]
Cables you trust. Service you deserve.
Lit. No. Solar-1207
Supersedes: Solar-1108
From cell to inverter,
we make solar shine
FIT® heat-shrink tubing
Bright Solutions
Solar Power Wire and Cable
materials. The FIT line consists
of various tubing types,
each designed with unique
attributes that offer tubing
solutions for the broadest
possible range of applications
and environments.
FIT heat-shrink tubing seals
and protects wire and cables
from environmental and
mechanical abuse—with a wide
variety of shrink ratios and
FIT-260, Irradiated Polyolefin, 2:1 Shrink Ratio, -55°C to +135°C
• Approved for 600 V ground lead identification
• Green with yellow stripe
Part No.
F
rom residential rooftops
to solar farms harvesting
energy, Alpha Wire presents
a product portfolio to help
engineers and installers
create reliable, durable solar
systems. Our solar cables
and photovoltaic wire are
designed for the harsh
environments of solar energy
applications—the hot and
cold of climate extremes,
ozone and UV radiation,
moisture, oil, and direct burial.
Our specially formulated
PVC jackets provide years
of reliable service by
withstanding the potential
environments without failing
or degrading.
raid:
A full range for power
and control
Regardless of your panelto-grid needs, we have the
product to satisfy it. With wire
and cable in a range of gauges
and conductor counts, Alpha
has the solar solution. Alpha
also has the accessories,
from flexible conduit to heatshrink tubing, to help you
manage the system for faster
installation, easier maintenance,
and reliable operation.
Our cables meet regulatory
and industry requirements for
photovoltaic application.
This includes UL Subject 4703
Type PV.
The cables you trust.
The service you deserve.
Every application is critical and
wire failure is not an option
when the reliability of your
equipment and the safety
of personnel are paramount.
Specify Alpha cable for harsh
solar power applications: the
integrity of your system is
only as robust as the products
you use.
right Alpha cable for your
specific application. Our online
resources include a wire and
cable selection guide,
technical information, full
product catalog, and a
distributor locator to make
it easy to select and get the
cable you need.
Can’t find what you’re looking
for? Design the cable to your
specification. It’s easy, just visit
www.alphawire.com!
Applications
Service and support,
second-to-none
Panel monitoring and control
Selecting the correct cable
for your critical application
is essential to overall system
reliability, performance,
and safety. So we make it
easy for you to select the
Panel to collector
Panel to junction box
Min Supplied ID
Max Recovered ID
Nominal Recovered Wall
Inch
mm
Inch
mm
Inch
mm
FIT-260-1/8
0.125
3.18
0.062
1.57
0.020
0.51
FIT-260-1/4
0.250
6.35
0.125
3.18
0.025
0.64
FIT-260-3/8
0.375
9.53
0.187
4.75
0.025
0.64
FIT-260-1/2
0.500
12.70
0.250
6.35
0.025
0.64
FIT-260-3/4
0.750
19.05
0.375
9.53
0.030
0.76
FIT-260-1
1.000
25.40
0.500
12.70
0.035
0.89
FIT-300, Semirigid Irradiated Polyolefin, 2.5:1 Shrink Ratio, -55°C to +125°C
• Meltable inner wall to encapsulate without adhesive
Part No.
Min Supplied ID
Inch
Max Recovered ID
mm
Inch
mm
Nominal Recovered Wall
Inch
mm
FIT-300-1/8
0.125
3.18
0.023
0.58
0.038
0.97
FIT-300-3/16
0.187
4.75
0.060
1.52
0.043
1.09
FIT-300-1/4
0.250
6.35
0.080
2.03
0.047
1.19
FIT-300-3/10
0.300
7.62
0.050
1.27
0.100
2.54
FIT-300-3/8
0.375
9.53
0.135
3.43
0.050
1.27
FIT-300-1/2
0.500
12.70
0.195
4.95
0.055
1.40
FIT-300-3/4
0.750
19.05
0.313
7.95
0.065
1.65
Collector to inverter
FIT-750, Adhesive-Lined Polyolefin, 2:1 Shrink Ratio, -55°C to +110°C
Grounding
• Mastic lined
• Bonds to most materials
• High-voltage splicing: to 1 kV
Motor supply
Part No.
Min Supplied ID
Max Recovered ID
Inch
mm
Inch
Nominal Recovered Wall
mm
Inch
mm
FIT-750-1/4
0.250
6.35
0.125
3.18
0.030
0.76
FIT-750-3/8
0.375
9.53
0.187
4.75
0.031
0.79
FIT-750-1/2
0.500
12.70
0.250
6.35
0.032
0.81
FIT-750-3/4
0.750
19.05
0.375
9.53
0.037
0.94
FIT-750-1IN
1.000
25.40
0.500
12.70
0.039
0.99
FIT-750-1-1/2
1.500
38.10
0.750
19.05
0.046
1.17
GLOBAL HEADQUARTERS
711 Lidgerwood Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07207-0711 USA
Toll Free: 1-800-52 ALPHA
Tel: 1-908-925-8000
Fax: 1-908-925-5411
E-mail: [email protected]
EUROPE
Alpha Wire International
Saxon House
1 Downside | Sunbury-on-Thames
Middlesex | United Kingdom | TW16 6RT
Tel: +44-(0)-800-288-8809
Fax: +44-(0)-800-288-8810
E-mail: [email protected]
©2012 Alpha Wire. All rights reserved. Specifications subject to change. Consult Alpha Wire for latest specifications.
ASIA PACIFIC
Alpha Wire
Silver Center | Room 1708
North Shanxi Road 1388
Shanghai | China | 200060
Tel: +86-21-61498201/61498205
Fax: +86-21-61498001
E-mail: [email protected]
Cables you trust. Service you deserve.
Lit. No. Solar-1207
Supersedes: Solar-1108
Photovoltaic wire
Solar cable for every
solar application
Our photovoltaic wire gives you
flexible choices to meet UL 4703 PV
wire and UL 4703 PV wire/TÜV 2 PFG
1169 wire requirements.
Double insulated for maximum durability
UL 4703 PV Wire
UL 4703 PV Wire/TÜV 2 PFG 1169
Conductors
Stranded tinned copper (30 AWG strands)
Stranded tinned copper
Insulation Material
XL-PE
LSZH
Jacket Material
PVC
LSZH
Bend Radius
10x
4x static/5x dynamic
Flammability
UL VW-1
IEC 60332-1
IEC 60754-1 and 60754-2
IEC 61034-2
UL VW-1
Voltage Rating
UL: 2000 V
Sunlight, ozone, and UV resistant
Moisture resistant
RoHS compliant
REACH compliant
-40°C to +90°C temperature range
Features
Part No.
Wire Size
UL 4703 PV Wire
UL 4703 PV Wire/TÜV 2 PFG 1169
AWG
mm2
PV1430
PVT1430
14
PV1230
PVT1228
PV1030
PV0830
Nominal Diameter
UL 4703 PV Wire
UL 4703 PV Wire/TÜV 2 PFG 1169
Inch
mm
Inch
mm
2.54
0.267
6.78
0.228
5.79
12
4.51
0.286
7.26
0.248
6.30
PVT1028
10
6.77
0.311
7.90
0.268
6.81
PVT0826
8
10.00
0.390
9.91
0.357
9.07
PV0630
PVT0626
6
16.40
0.433
11.00
0.412
10.46
PV0430
PVT0426
4
25.50
0.491
12.47
0.463
11.76
PV0230
PVT0226
2
35.80
0.558
14.17
0.518
13.16
Series M and P control
cables
Series M and P cables set
the performance standard
for stationary cable tray
applications with light to
moderate flexing. They feature
Size
tough abrasion-resistant and
sunlight-resistant jackets.
Series M cables offer good
resistance to oil and chemicals,
while Series P cables’
thermoplastic elastomer jacket
offers enhanced resistance
and increased flexibility for
easier routing.
Series M
Series P
18 – 8 AWG
18 – 8 AWG
No. of Conductors
3 – 65
3 – 65
Insulation
PVC/nylon
PVC/nylon
Our new multiconductor solar
cable is the cable designed
for any solar application.
It is rated for direct burial. It
handles extreme temperatures.
It’s rated for temperatures
as low as -40°C static and
-30°C bending and as high as
90°C. And its tough, abrasionresistant jacket also resists
Part No.
UL: 600 V/TÜV: 1000 V
Jacket
Oil-resistant PVC
Oil-resistant TPE
Approvals
UL Type TC-ER (600 V)
UL Type MTW (600 V)
UL Type PLTC (300 V) (18-12 AWG only)
UL Type WTTC (1000 V)
UL Type TC-ER (600 V)
UL Type PLTC (300 V) (18-12 AWG only)
CSA C(UL) CIC Control (600 V)
CSA C(UL) TC (600 V)
Features
Direct burial
Sunlight resistant
Oil Res. I
Sunlight resistant
Oil Res. I/II
Temperature Range
-25°C to 90°C
-25°C to 90°C
sunlight, ozone, and UV
radiation. Designed specifically
for solar inverters and similar
applications, it’s the perfect
choice that goes wherever your
solar farm is installed.
•
•
•
•
•
•
TC-ER
UL MTW
VW-1
FT-1
1000 V
Stranded bare copper
conductors
Size
Conductors
Shielded
Unshielded
AWG
mm2
SPM1803CY
SPM1803
18
0.96
SPM1804CY
SPM1804
18
SPM1805CY
SPM1805
18
• P
VC jacket
• P
VC/nylon insulation
• T
inned copper braid shield,
85% coverage
• S
unlight, ozone, and
UV resistant
• D
irect burial
• O
il Res. I
• M
oisture resistant
• 1 0x bend radius
• W
ide temperature range:
-40°C static/-30°C bending
to +90°C
We have a wide range of
wire management accessories
to make any installation
easier to manage and maintain.
Here are a few examples.
Visit www.alphawire.com to
learn more.
Slit Loom Tubing
Type 492 slit loom tubing
Nominal Diameter
Shielded
Manage, ground, and protect
Unshielded
Inch
mm
Inch
mm
3
0.329
8.36
0.301
7.65
0.96
4
0.354
8.99
0.326
8.28
0.96
5
0.381
9.68
0.353
8.97
SPM1807CY
SPM1807
18
0.96
7
0.409
10.39
0.381
9.68
SPM1809CY
SPM1809
18
0.96
9
0.466
11.84
0.438
11.13
SPM1603CY
SPM1603
16
1.32
3
0.351
8.92
0.323
8.20
SPM1604CY
SPM1604
16
1.32
4
0.378
9.60
0.350
8.89
SPM1605CY
SPM1605
16
1.32
5
0.408
10.36
0.380
9.65
SPM1607CY
SPM1607
16
1.32
7
0.439
11.15
0.411
10.44
SPM1609CY
SPM1609
16
1.32
9
0.509
12.93
0.475
12.06
SPM1403CY
SPM1403
14
2.08
3
0.381
9.68
0.353
8.97
SPM1404CY
SPM1404
14
2.08
4
0.412
10.46
0.384
9.75
SPM1405CY
SPM1405
14
2.08
5
0.446
11.33
0.418
10.62
• S
implifies installation and
protects cable
• A
vailable in inside diameters
from 1/4 inch to 2 inches
• F
ull-length slit allows
conduit to be slid over cable
• E
asy cable breakouts for
routing flexibility
• - 40°C to +93°C
temperature range
• Black polyethylene
Liquid-Tight Flexible PVC Tubing
Inside Diameter
Part No.
Inch
mm
Inch
mm
492250
0.266
6.76
0.386
9.80
492350
0.360
9.14
0.511
12.98
492413
0.418
10.62
0.583
14.81
492500
0.495
12.57
0.682
17.32
492625
0.621
15.77
0.820
20.83
492750
0.733
18.62
0.970
24.64
492100
1.045
26.54
1.278
32.46
492150
1.607
40.82
1.907
48.44
492200
2.004
50.90
2.337
59.36
Liquid-tight flexible PVC tubing
• W
ater, oil, UV, and corrosion
resistant
• Withstands flexing and vibration
• -18°C to +50°C
• Companion connectors
Outside Diameter
Part No.
PVC Tubing
Size (In.)
Nylon Connectors
Straight
Right Angle
SLC1/4
—
FNT3/8
SLC1/2
RLC3/8
1/2
FNT1/2
SLC3/8
RLC1/2
3/8
FNT1/4
1/4
SPM1407CY
SPM1407
14
2.08
7
0.481
12.22
0.453
11.51
SPM1409CY
SPM1409
14
2.08
9
0.590
14.99
0.556
14.12
SPM1203CY
SPM1203
12
3.30
3
0.422
10.72
0.394
10.01
FNT3/4
SLC3/4
RLC3/4
3/4
FNT1
SLC1
RLC1
1
SPM1204CY
SPM1204
12
3.30
4
0.458
11.63
0.430
10.92
SPM1205CY
SPM1205
12
3.30
5
0.497
12.62
0.469
11.91
SPM1207CY
SPM1207
12
3.30
7
0.574
14.58
0.510
12.95
SPM1209CY
SPM1209
12
3.30
9
0.659
16.74
0.625
15.88
Solid bus bar wire
• 12 to 6 AWG
• T
inned copper
• M
eets NEC 705.2 for panel
grounding
Part No.
Wire Size
Rating Specification
AWG
mm
12
0.081
A-A-59551 Type S
908
8
0.129
ASTM B 33, A-A-59551 Type S
906
6
0.162
ASTM B 33, A-A-59551 Type S
289
Photovoltaic wire
Solar cable for every
solar application
Our photovoltaic wire gives you
flexible choices to meet UL 4703 PV
wire and UL 4703 PV wire/TÜV 2 PFG
1169 wire requirements.
Double insulated for maximum durability
UL 4703 PV Wire
UL 4703 PV Wire/TÜV 2 PFG 1169
Conductors
Stranded tinned copper (30 AWG strands)
Stranded tinned copper
Insulation Material
XL-PE
LSZH
Jacket Material
PVC
LSZH
Bend Radius
10x
4x static/5x dynamic
Flammability
UL VW-1
IEC 60332-1
IEC 60754-1 and 60754-2
IEC 61034-2
UL VW-1
Voltage Rating
UL: 2000 V
Sunlight, ozone, and UV resistant
Moisture resistant
RoHS compliant
REACH compliant
-40°C to +90°C temperature range
Features
Part No.
Wire Size
UL 4703 PV Wire
UL 4703 PV Wire/TÜV 2 PFG 1169
AWG
mm2
PV1430
PVT1430
14
PV1230
PVT1228
PV1030
PV0830
Nominal Diameter
UL 4703 PV Wire
UL 4703 PV Wire/TÜV 2 PFG 1169
Inch
mm
Inch
mm
2.54
0.267
6.78
0.228
5.79
12
4.51
0.286
7.26
0.248
6.30
PVT1028
10
6.77
0.311
7.90
0.268
6.81
PVT0826
8
10.00
0.390
9.91
0.357
9.07
PV0630
PVT0626
6
16.40
0.433
11.00
0.412
10.46
PV0430
PVT0426
4
25.50
0.491
12.47
0.463
11.76
PV0230
PVT0226
2
35.80
0.558
14.17
0.518
13.16
Series M and P control
cables
Series M and P cables set
the performance standard
for stationary cable tray
applications with light to
moderate flexing. They feature
Size
tough abrasion-resistant and
sunlight-resistant jackets.
Series M cables offer good
resistance to oil and chemicals,
while Series P cables’
thermoplastic elastomer jacket
offers enhanced resistance
and increased flexibility for
easier routing.
Series M
Series P
18 – 8 AWG
18 – 8 AWG
No. of Conductors
3 – 65
3 – 65
Insulation
PVC/nylon
PVC/nylon
Our new multiconductor solar
cable is the cable designed
for any solar application.
It is rated for direct burial. It
handles extreme temperatures.
It’s rated for temperatures
as low as -40°C static and
-30°C bending and as high as
90°C. And its tough, abrasionresistant jacket also resists
Part No.
UL: 600 V/TÜV: 1000 V
Jacket
Oil-resistant PVC
Oil-resistant TPE
Approvals
UL Type TC-ER (600 V)
UL Type MTW (600 V)
UL Type PLTC (300 V) (18-12 AWG only)
UL Type WTTC (1000 V)
UL Type TC-ER (600 V)
UL Type PLTC (300 V) (18-12 AWG only)
CSA C(UL) CIC Control (600 V)
CSA C(UL) TC (600 V)
Features
Direct burial
Sunlight resistant
Oil Res. I
Sunlight resistant
Oil Res. I/II
Temperature Range
-25°C to 90°C
-25°C to 90°C
sunlight, ozone, and UV
radiation. Designed specifically
for solar inverters and similar
applications, it’s the perfect
choice that goes wherever your
solar farm is installed.
•
•
•
•
•
•
TC-ER
UL MTW
VW-1
FT-1
1000 V
Stranded bare copper
conductors
Size
Conductors
Shielded
Unshielded
AWG
mm2
SPM1803CY
SPM1803
18
0.96
SPM1804CY
SPM1804
18
SPM1805CY
SPM1805
18
• P
VC jacket
• P
VC/nylon insulation
• T
inned copper braid shield,
85% coverage
• S
unlight, ozone, and
UV resistant
• D
irect burial
• O
il Res. I
• M
oisture resistant
• 1 0x bend radius
• W
ide temperature range:
-40°C static/-30°C bending
to +90°C
We have a wide range of
wire management accessories
to make any installation
easier to manage and maintain.
Here are a few examples.
Visit www.alphawire.com to
learn more.
Slit Loom Tubing
Type 492 slit loom tubing
Nominal Diameter
Shielded
Manage, ground, and protect
Unshielded
Inch
mm
Inch
mm
3
0.329
8.36
0.301
7.65
0.96
4
0.354
8.99
0.326
8.28
0.96
5
0.381
9.68
0.353
8.97
SPM1807CY
SPM1807
18
0.96
7
0.409
10.39
0.381
9.68
SPM1809CY
SPM1809
18
0.96
9
0.466
11.84
0.438
11.13
SPM1603CY
SPM1603
16
1.32
3
0.351
8.92
0.323
8.20
SPM1604CY
SPM1604
16
1.32
4
0.378
9.60
0.350
8.89
SPM1605CY
SPM1605
16
1.32
5
0.408
10.36
0.380
9.65
SPM1607CY
SPM1607
16
1.32
7
0.439
11.15
0.411
10.44
SPM1609CY
SPM1609
16
1.32
9
0.509
12.93
0.475
12.06
SPM1403CY
SPM1403
14
2.08
3
0.381
9.68
0.353
8.97
SPM1404CY
SPM1404
14
2.08
4
0.412
10.46
0.384
9.75
SPM1405CY
SPM1405
14
2.08
5
0.446
11.33
0.418
10.62
• S
implifies installation and
protects cable
• A
vailable in inside diameters
from 1/4 inch to 2 inches
• F
ull-length slit allows
conduit to be slid over cable
• E
asy cable breakouts for
routing flexibility
• - 40°C to +93°C
temperature range
• Black polyethylene
Liquid-Tight Flexible PVC Tubing
Inside Diameter
Part No.
Inch
mm
Inch
mm
492250
0.266
6.76
0.386
9.80
492350
0.360
9.14
0.511
12.98
492413
0.418
10.62
0.583
14.81
492500
0.495
12.57
0.682
17.32
492625
0.621
15.77
0.820
20.83
492750
0.733
18.62
0.970
24.64
492100
1.045
26.54
1.278
32.46
492150
1.607
40.82
1.907
48.44
492200
2.004
50.90
2.337
59.36
Liquid-tight flexible PVC tubing
• W
ater, oil, UV, and corrosion
resistant
• Withstands flexing and vibration
• -18°C to +50°C
• Companion connectors
Outside Diameter
Part No.
PVC Tubing
Size (In.)
Nylon Connectors
Straight
Right Angle
SLC1/4
—
FNT3/8
SLC1/2
RLC3/8
1/2
FNT1/2
SLC3/8
RLC1/2
3/8
FNT1/4
1/4
SPM1407CY
SPM1407
14
2.08
7
0.481
12.22
0.453
11.51
SPM1409CY
SPM1409
14
2.08
9
0.590
14.99
0.556
14.12
SPM1203CY
SPM1203
12
3.30
3
0.422
10.72
0.394
10.01
FNT3/4
SLC3/4
RLC3/4
3/4
FNT1
SLC1
RLC1
1
SPM1204CY
SPM1204
12
3.30
4
0.458
11.63
0.430
10.92
SPM1205CY
SPM1205
12
3.30
5
0.497
12.62
0.469
11.91
SPM1207CY
SPM1207
12
3.30
7
0.574
14.58
0.510
12.95
SPM1209CY
SPM1209
12
3.30
9
0.659
16.74
0.625
15.88
Solid bus bar wire
• 12 to 6 AWG
• T
inned copper
• M
eets NEC 705.2 for panel
grounding
Part No.
Wire Size
Rating Specification
AWG
mm
12
0.081
A-A-59551 Type S
908
8
0.129
ASTM B 33, A-A-59551 Type S
906
6
0.162
ASTM B 33, A-A-59551 Type S
289
Photovoltaic wire
Solar cable for every
solar application
Our photovoltaic wire gives you
flexible choices to meet UL 4703 PV
wire and UL 4703 PV wire/TÜV 2 PFG
1169 wire requirements.
Double insulated for maximum durability
UL 4703 PV Wire
UL 4703 PV Wire/TÜV 2 PFG 1169
Conductors
Stranded tinned copper (30 AWG strands)
Stranded tinned copper
Insulation Material
XL-PE
LSZH
Jacket Material
PVC
LSZH
Bend Radius
10x
4x static/5x dynamic
Flammability
UL VW-1
IEC 60332-1
IEC 60754-1 and 60754-2
IEC 61034-2
UL VW-1
Voltage Rating
UL: 2000 V
Sunlight, ozone, and UV resistant
Moisture resistant
RoHS compliant
REACH compliant
-40°C to +90°C temperature range
Features
Part No.
Wire Size
UL 4703 PV Wire
UL 4703 PV Wire/TÜV 2 PFG 1169
AWG
mm2
PV1430
PVT1430
14
PV1230
PVT1228
PV1030
PV0830
Nominal Diameter
UL 4703 PV Wire
UL 4703 PV Wire/TÜV 2 PFG 1169
Inch
mm
Inch
mm
2.54
0.267
6.78
0.228
5.79
12
4.51
0.286
7.26
0.248
6.30
PVT1028
10
6.77
0.311
7.90
0.268
6.81
PVT0826
8
10.00
0.390
9.91
0.357
9.07
PV0630
PVT0626
6
16.40
0.433
11.00
0.412
10.46
PV0430
PVT0426
4
25.50
0.491
12.47
0.463
11.76
PV0230
PVT0226
2
35.80
0.558
14.17
0.518
13.16
Series M and P control
cables
Series M and P cables set
the performance standard
for stationary cable tray
applications with light to
moderate flexing. They feature
Size
tough abrasion-resistant and
sunlight-resistant jackets.
Series M cables offer good
resistance to oil and chemicals,
while Series P cables’
thermoplastic elastomer jacket
offers enhanced resistance
and increased flexibility for
easier routing.
Series M
Series P
18 – 8 AWG
18 – 8 AWG
No. of Conductors
3 – 65
3 – 65
Insulation
PVC/nylon
PVC/nylon
Our new multiconductor solar
cable is the cable designed
for any solar application.
It is rated for direct burial. It
handles extreme temperatures.
It’s rated for temperatures
as low as -40°C static and
-30°C bending and as high as
90°C. And its tough, abrasionresistant jacket also resists
Part No.
UL: 600 V/TÜV: 1000 V
Jacket
Oil-resistant PVC
Oil-resistant TPE
Approvals
UL Type TC-ER (600 V)
UL Type MTW (600 V)
UL Type PLTC (300 V) (18-12 AWG only)
UL Type WTTC (1000 V)
UL Type TC-ER (600 V)
UL Type PLTC (300 V) (18-12 AWG only)
CSA C(UL) CIC Control (600 V)
CSA C(UL) TC (600 V)
Features
Direct burial
Sunlight resistant
Oil Res. I
Sunlight resistant
Oil Res. I/II
Temperature Range
-25°C to 90°C
-25°C to 90°C
sunlight, ozone, and UV
radiation. Designed specifically
for solar inverters and similar
applications, it’s the perfect
choice that goes wherever your
solar farm is installed.
•
•
•
•
•
•
TC-ER
UL MTW
VW-1
FT-1
1000 V
Stranded bare copper
conductors
Size
Conductors
Shielded
Unshielded
AWG
mm2
SPM1803CY
SPM1803
18
0.96
SPM1804CY
SPM1804
18
SPM1805CY
SPM1805
18
• P
VC jacket
• P
VC/nylon insulation
• T
inned copper braid shield,
85% coverage
• S
unlight, ozone, and
UV resistant
• D
irect burial
• O
il Res. I
• M
oisture resistant
• 1 0x bend radius
• W
ide temperature range:
-40°C static/-30°C bending
to +90°C
We have a wide range of
wire management accessories
to make any installation
easier to manage and maintain.
Here are a few examples.
Visit www.alphawire.com to
learn more.
Slit Loom Tubing
Type 492 slit loom tubing
Nominal Diameter
Shielded
Manage, ground, and protect
Unshielded
Inch
mm
Inch
mm
3
0.329
8.36
0.301
7.65
0.96
4
0.354
8.99
0.326
8.28
0.96
5
0.381
9.68
0.353
8.97
SPM1807CY
SPM1807
18
0.96
7
0.409
10.39
0.381
9.68
SPM1809CY
SPM1809
18
0.96
9
0.466
11.84
0.438
11.13
SPM1603CY
SPM1603
16
1.32
3
0.351
8.92
0.323
8.20
SPM1604CY
SPM1604
16
1.32
4
0.378
9.60
0.350
8.89
SPM1605CY
SPM1605
16
1.32
5
0.408
10.36
0.380
9.65
SPM1607CY
SPM1607
16
1.32
7
0.439
11.15
0.411
10.44
SPM1609CY
SPM1609
16
1.32
9
0.509
12.93
0.475
12.06
SPM1403CY
SPM1403
14
2.08
3
0.381
9.68
0.353
8.97
SPM1404CY
SPM1404
14
2.08
4
0.412
10.46
0.384
9.75
SPM1405CY
SPM1405
14
2.08
5
0.446
11.33
0.418
10.62
• S
implifies installation and
protects cable
• A
vailable in inside diameters
from 1/4 inch to 2 inches
• F
ull-length slit allows
conduit to be slid over cable
• E
asy cable breakouts for
routing flexibility
• - 40°C to +93°C
temperature range
• Black polyethylene
Liquid-Tight Flexible PVC Tubing
Inside Diameter
Part No.
Inch
mm
Inch
mm
492250
0.266
6.76
0.386
9.80
492350
0.360
9.14
0.511
12.98
492413
0.418
10.62
0.583
14.81
492500
0.495
12.57
0.682
17.32
492625
0.621
15.77
0.820
20.83
492750
0.733
18.62
0.970
24.64
492100
1.045
26.54
1.278
32.46
492150
1.607
40.82
1.907
48.44
492200
2.004
50.90
2.337
59.36
Liquid-tight flexible PVC tubing
• W
ater, oil, UV, and corrosion
resistant
• Withstands flexing and vibration
• -18°C to +50°C
• Companion connectors
Outside Diameter
Part No.
PVC Tubing
Size (In.)
Nylon Connectors
Straight
Right Angle
SLC1/4
—
FNT3/8
SLC1/2
RLC3/8
1/2
FNT1/2
SLC3/8
RLC1/2
3/8
FNT1/4
1/4
SPM1407CY
SPM1407
14
2.08
7
0.481
12.22
0.453
11.51
SPM1409CY
SPM1409
14
2.08
9
0.590
14.99
0.556
14.12
SPM1203CY
SPM1203
12
3.30
3
0.422
10.72
0.394
10.01
FNT3/4
SLC3/4
RLC3/4
3/4
FNT1
SLC1
RLC1
1
SPM1204CY
SPM1204
12
3.30
4
0.458
11.63
0.430
10.92
SPM1205CY
SPM1205
12
3.30
5
0.497
12.62
0.469
11.91
SPM1207CY
SPM1207
12
3.30
7
0.574
14.58
0.510
12.95
SPM1209CY
SPM1209
12
3.30
9
0.659
16.74
0.625
15.88
Solid bus bar wire
• 12 to 6 AWG
• T
inned copper
• M
eets NEC 705.2 for panel
grounding
Part No.
Wire Size
Rating Specification
AWG
mm
12
0.081
A-A-59551 Type S
908
8
0.129
ASTM B 33, A-A-59551 Type S
906
6
0.162
ASTM B 33, A-A-59551 Type S
289
From cell to inverter,
we make solar shine
FIT® heat-shrink tubing
Bright Solutions
Solar Power Wire and Cable
materials. The FIT line consists
of various tubing types,
each designed with unique
attributes that offer tubing
solutions for the broadest
possible range of applications
and environments.
FIT heat-shrink tubing seals
and protects wire and cables
from environmental and
mechanical abuse—with a wide
variety of shrink ratios and
FIT-260, Irradiated Polyolefin, 2:1 Shrink Ratio, -55°C to +135°C
• Approved for 600 V ground lead identification
• Green with yellow stripe
Part No.
F
rom residential rooftops
to solar farms harvesting
energy, Alpha Wire presents
a product portfolio to help
engineers and installers
create reliable, durable solar
systems. Our solar cables
and photovoltaic wire are
designed for the harsh
environments of solar energy
applications—the hot and
cold of climate extremes,
ozone and UV radiation,
moisture, oil, and direct burial.
Our specially formulated
PVC jackets provide years
of reliable service by
withstanding the potential
environments without failing
or degrading.
raid:
A full range for power
and control
Regardless of your panelto-grid needs, we have the
product to satisfy it. With wire
and cable in a range of gauges
and conductor counts, Alpha
has the solar solution. Alpha
also has the accessories,
from flexible conduit to heatshrink tubing, to help you
manage the system for faster
installation, easier maintenance,
and reliable operation.
Our cables meet regulatory
and industry requirements for
photovoltaic application.
This includes UL Subject 4703
Type PV.
The cables you trust.
The service you deserve.
Every application is critical and
wire failure is not an option
when the reliability of your
equipment and the safety
of personnel are paramount.
Specify Alpha cable for harsh
solar power applications: the
integrity of your system is
only as robust as the products
you use.
right Alpha cable for your
specific application. Our online
resources include a wire and
cable selection guide,
technical information, full
product catalog, and a
distributor locator to make
it easy to select and get the
cable you need.
Can’t find what you’re looking
for? Design the cable to your
specification. It’s easy, just visit
www.alphawire.com!
Applications
Service and support,
second-to-none
Panel monitoring and control
Selecting the correct cable
for your critical application
is essential to overall system
reliability, performance,
and safety. So we make it
easy for you to select the
Panel to collector
Panel to junction box
Min Supplied ID
Max Recovered ID
Nominal Recovered Wall
Inch
mm
Inch
mm
Inch
mm
FIT-260-1/8
0.125
3.18
0.062
1.57
0.020
0.51
FIT-260-1/4
0.250
6.35
0.125
3.18
0.025
0.64
FIT-260-3/8
0.375
9.53
0.187
4.75
0.025
0.64
FIT-260-1/2
0.500
12.70
0.250
6.35
0.025
0.64
FIT-260-3/4
0.750
19.05
0.375
9.53
0.030
0.76
FIT-260-1
1.000
25.40
0.500
12.70
0.035
0.89
FIT-300, Semirigid Irradiated Polyolefin, 2.5:1 Shrink Ratio, -55°C to +125°C
• Meltable inner wall to encapsulate without adhesive
Part No.
Min Supplied ID
Inch
Max Recovered ID
mm
Inch
mm
Nominal Recovered Wall
Inch
mm
FIT-300-1/8
0.125
3.18
0.023
0.58
0.038
0.97
FIT-300-3/16
0.187
4.75
0.060
1.52
0.043
1.09
FIT-300-1/4
0.250
6.35
0.080
2.03
0.047
1.19
FIT-300-3/10
0.300
7.62
0.050
1.27
0.100
2.54
FIT-300-3/8
0.375
9.53
0.135
3.43
0.050
1.27
FIT-300-1/2
0.500
12.70
0.195
4.95
0.055
1.40
FIT-300-3/4
0.750
19.05
0.313
7.95
0.065
1.65
Collector to inverter
FIT-750, Adhesive-Lined Polyolefin, 2:1 Shrink Ratio, -55°C to +110°C
Grounding
• Mastic lined
• Bonds to most materials
• High-voltage splicing: to 1 kV
Motor supply
Part No.
Min Supplied ID
Max Recovered ID
Inch
mm
Inch
Nominal Recovered Wall
mm
Inch
mm
FIT-750-1/4
0.250
6.35
0.125
3.18
0.030
0.76
FIT-750-3/8
0.375
9.53
0.187
4.75
0.031
0.79
FIT-750-1/2
0.500
12.70
0.250
6.35
0.032
0.81
FIT-750-3/4
0.750
19.05
0.375
9.53
0.037
0.94
FIT-750-1IN
1.000
25.40
0.500
12.70
0.039
0.99
FIT-750-1-1/2
1.500
38.10
0.750
19.05
0.046
1.17
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