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Class E System Wire for NY, NJ, Pennsylvania, Deleware & Connecticut

Wire for Class E System

Class E System Wire Specs from the NYC Local Law 5

"(2) Multi-conductor cable used for signaling communication shall be No. 22 A.W.G. minimum.
Voice communication pairs shall be No. 22 A.W.G. minimum, twisted and shielded pairs.
Multi-conductor cable shall be provided with a minimum of 10 per cent spare pairs. Insulation of
conductors shall be teflon or its equivalent with a minimum of 15 mils minimum insulation and shall
be of a type that will not support flame, be capable of withstanding a 600 volt insulation breakdown
test and be Underwriters Labs. Inc. listed for these requirements. Cable used shall be protected with ,,
sheath and an outer jacket of 25 mils minimum insulation colored fire department red and labeled for
its entire length --"FIRE ALARM SERVICE."

For questions about or to purchase Wire for Class E Fire Alarm System specified in New York, Connecticut, Delaware and Pennsylvania

Toll free : (800) 624-1930
Tel : (732) 855-1555 
Fax : (732) 855-0136

For questions about or to purchase Wire for Class E Fire Alarm System specified in New Jersey

Toll : (800) 225-2354
Tel : (718) 458-9200 
Fax : (718) 335-6340

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Fire Alarm Cable from Ace Wire includes
•    Riser Unshielded
•    Riser Shielded
•    Plenum Unshielded
•    Plenum Shielded
•    Stranded
•    New York City Local Law 39 (formerly known as Local Law 5)
•    150’c Unshielded
•    150’c Shielded
•    200’c Unshielded
•    200’c Shielded
•    Armored
•    MC-FPLP
•    Shielded
•    Unshielded
•    MC-FPLR
•    Shielded
•    Unshielded

Fire Alarm Wire and Cable - abbreviated FPLR and FPLP designating for riser and plenum. 

Fire alarm cable is used for audio, PA and intercom in sound and security systems including. AWG sizes include 22 through 18 in as many conductors as 12 in riser and plenum wires.

The riser fire alarm cable is available in shielded and unshielded construction to suit building need. Plenum fire alarm cable is available in the shielded and unshielded versions for versatility of application.

Ace Wire & Cable supplies contractor grade fire alarm cables available in shielded, unshielded, riser and plenum, supplied with solid copper conductors. 

About Ace Wire & Cable

Founded in 1952, Ace Wire & Cable Co., Inc. is owned and operated by three generations of the Firestone family. Ace is committed to servicing the needs of contractors, installers, system integrators, OEMs and end users by providing quality products, competitive prices and excellent service. With this mission in mind, Ace has become one of the Northeast's foremost... Read More  

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  • Ace Wire & Cable, Co. Inc
  • 72-01 51st Avenue
  • Woodside, New York 11377