Wire

Product and Ordering Information

Thermocouple Extension Wire Types, Construction and Characteristics

(Order by Catalog Numbers as shown below and on Page 8).

Type Single Conductor Overall Temperature Rating
Continuous
ANSI
Color Coded
Insulation Properties
Insulation Impregnation Insulation Impregnation Abrasion
Resistance
Moisture
Resistance
PN Polyvinyl .013" - Nylon .008" Clear - 105°C
221°F
Yes Excellent Excellent
PP Polyvinyl
.015 to 16 ga.
.020 on 14 ga.
- Polyvinyl
.016 to 16 ga.
.020 on 14 ga.
- -29 to +105°C
-20 to +221°F
Yes Good Excellent
PPZ Polyvinyl .015" - Polyvinyl .020", Twisted - -29 to +105°C
-20 to +221°F
Yes Good Excellent
PPZS Polyvinyl .015" - Polyvinyl .020" Twisted; Alum.-Mylar Shield w/ Drain Wire - -29 to +105°C
-20 to +221°F
Yes Good Excellent

 

Duplex - ANSI Type KX **Color Code: Positive Wire (+)
Negative Wire (-)
Overall Jacket
- Yellow
- Red
- Yellow
Catalog
Number
Wire Size Type of
Wire
Res* Insulations Nominal Size
Inches
Approx. Shipping
Weight #MFT
Gauge Inch Conductors Overall
PP14KX 14 .064 Solid .147 Polyvinyl Polyvinyl .130 x .225 36
PP16KX 16 .051 Solid .233 Polyvinyl Polyvinyl .112 x .188 27
PPZ16KX 16 .051 Solid .133 Polyvinyl Twisted/Polyvinyl .222 28
PPZS16KX 16 .051 Solid .233 Polyvinyl Twisted, Alum-Mylar & Drain Wire/Polyvinyl .250 29
PPZ18FKX 18 7/26 Stranded .315 Polyvinyl Twisted, Filler, Polyvinyl .254 39
PP20FKX 20 7/28 Stranded .538 Polyvinyl Polyvinyl .112 x .210 14
PP20KX 20 .032 Solid .590 Polyvinyl Polyvinyl .092 x .150 14
PPZS20KX 20 .032 Solid .590 Polyvinyl Twisted, Alum-Maker & Drain Wire/Polyvinyl .200 20

 

Duplex - ANSI Type SX and RX
Compensating Extension Wires for ANSI type R, S Thermocouples
**Color Code: Positive Wire (+)
Negative Wire (-)
Overall Jacket
- Black
- Red
- Green
Catalog
Number
Wire Size Type of
Wire
Res* Insulations Nominal Size
Inches
Approx. Shipping
Weight #MFT
Gauge Inch Conductors Overall
PP16RSX 16 .051 Solid .016 Polyvinyl Polyvinyl .112 x.188 26
PPZS16RSX 16 .051 Solid .016 Polyvinyl Twisted, Alum.-Mylar & Drain Wire/Polyvinyl .250 29
RR18FRSX 18 7/26 Stranded .025 Rubber Twisted/Rubber .400 90
GG20RSX 20 .032 Solid .040 Polyvinyl Clear Nylon .081 x .144 17
PP20RSX 20 .032 Solid .040 Polyvinyl Polyvinyl .092 x .150 15

 

Duplex - ANSI Type JX **Color Code: Positive Wire (+)
Negative Wire (-)
Overall Jacket
- White
- Red
- Black
Catalog
Number
Wire Size Type of
Wire
Res* Insulations Nominal Size
Inches
Approx. Shipping
Weight #MFT
Gauge Inch Conductors Overall
PP14JX 14 .064 Solid .086 Polyvinyl Polyvinyl .130 x .225 37
PN16JX 16 .051 Solid .137 Polyvinyl Clear Nylon .102 x .186 26
PP16JX 16 .051 Solid .137 Polyvinyl Polyvinyl .112 x .188 27
PPZ16JX 16 .051 Solid .137 Polyvinyl Twisted/Polyvinyl .222 28
PPZS16JX 16 .051 Solid .137 Polyvinyl Twisted, Alum.-Mylar & Drain Wire/Polyvinyl .250 29
PN16FJX 16 7/24 Stranded .125 Polyvinyl Clean Nylon .120 x .212 24
PPZ18FJX 18 7/26 Stranded .185 Polyvinyl Twisted, Filler, Polyvinyl .254 35
PP20FJX 20 7/28 Stranded .317 Polyvinyl Polyvinyl .115 x .190 14
PN20JX 20 .032 Solid .357 Polyvinyl Clear Nylon .081 x .144 16
PP20JX 20 .032 Solid .357 Polyvinyl Polyvinyl .092 x .150 14
TxTx20JX 20 .032 Solid .357 (FEP) Extruded (FEP) Extruded .072 x .124 11
PPZS20JX 20 .032 Solid .357 Polyvinyl Twisted, Alum.-Mylar & Drain Wire/Polyvinyl .200 20

 

Duplex - ANSI Type EX **Color Code: Positive Wire (+)
Negative Wire (-)
Overall Jacket
- Purple
- Red
- Purple
Catalog
Number
Wire Size Type of
Wire
Res* Insulations Nominal Size
Inches
Approx. Shipping
Weight #MFT
Gauge Inch Conductors Overall
PP16EX 16 .051 Solid .278 Polyvinyl Polyvinyl .112 x .188 27
PPZ16EX 16 .051 Solid .278 Polyvinyl Twisted/Polyvinyl .222 28
PPZS16EX 16 .051 Solid .278 Polyvinyl Twisted, Alum.-Mylar & Drain Wire/Polyvinyl .250 29
PP20EX 20 .032 Solid .704 Polyvinyl Polyvinyl .092 x .150 14
PPZS20EX 20 .032 Solid .704 Polyvinyl Twisted, Alum.-Mylar & Drain Wire/Polyvinyl .200 20

 

Duplex - ANSI Type TX **Color Code: Positive Wire (+)
Negative Wire (-)
Overall Jacket
- Blue
- Red
- Blue
Catalog
Number
Wire Size Type of
Wire
Res* Insulations Nominal Size
Inches
Approx. Shipping
Weight #MFT
Gauge Inch Conductors Overall
PP14TX 14 .064 Solid .074 Polyvinyl Polyvinyl .103 x .225 37
PP16TX 16 .051 Solid .118 Polyvinyl Polyvinyl .130 x .225 37
PPZ16TX 16 .051 Solid .118 Polyvinyl Twisted/Polyvinyl .222 28
PPZS16TX 16 .051 Solid .118 Polyvinyl Twisted, Alum.-Mylar & Drain Wire/Polyvinyl .250 29
PP20TX 20 .032 Solid .298 Polyvinyl Polyvinyl .092 x .150 15
PP20FTX 20 7/28 Stranded .272 Polyvinyl Polyvinyl .115 x .190 15
PPZS20TX 20 .032 Solid .298 Polyvinyl Twisted, Alum.-Mylar & Drain Wire/Polyvinyl .200 20

*Resitance is stated in ohms per Double foot at 20°C (68°F) and are nominal values.

**Not ANSI Designations