SPEC 10033

Romex® Brand SIMpull® NM-B-PCS DUO™ Cable

Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cable with both Power Conductors and Control/Signal Conductors. 600 Volts. Copper Conductors. PVC Insulation/Nylon Sheath. Color-Coded PVC Jacket with SIMpull® Technology for Easier Pulling.

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Construction:

  1. Conductor: Solid copper per ASTM B3
  2. Insulation: All phases and neutral are insulated with Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) with Nylon Sheath
  3. Ground: Solid soft drawn bare copper with kraft paper wrap
  4. Binder: Kraft paper
  5. Control/Signal Conductors:16 AWG Copper TFN Insulated Singles Colored Pink, Purple. Overall light blue jacket over the signal conductors
  6. Jacket: Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) jacket utilizing SIMpull® Technology.
    Color Code: White 14 AWG, Yellow 12 AWG, Orange 10 AWG. Blue stripe over control/signal component

Applications and Features:

Southwire® Romex® Brand SIMpull® NM-B-PCS DUO™ nonmetallic-sheathed cable may be used for both exposed and concealed work in dry locations at temperatures not to exceed 90°C (with ampacity limited to that for 60°C conductors) as specified in the National Electrical Code®. NM-B-PCS cable is primarily used in residential wiring for SMART home applications such as 0-10V DC dimming controls for LED lighting. NM-B-PCS cable may be run in air voids of masonry block or tile walls where such walls are not wet or damp locations. Voltage rating for NM-B-PCS cable is 600 volts. All conductors are rated 600 volts. Complies with the Class 2/Class 3 circuit separation requirements of NEC 725.136(I)(1) and 725.136(I)(2)."

CAUTION: Do note use the control/signal component to make connections to 120V AC line voltage.

Specifications:

  • ASTM B3 Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • UL 719 Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cables
  • RoHS-2 (European Directive 2011/65/EU)
  • Federal Specification A-A-59544
  • Sample Print Legend:

    E18679 (UL) ROMEX® SIMpull{TM} XX AWG CU X CDR WITH XX AWG GROUND TYPE NM-B-PCS 600 VOLTS - PATENT PENDING

    Signal/Control
    CONDUCTORS UNDER THIS JACKET ARE ONLY FOR SIGNAL/CONTROL CONNECTIONS, NOT FOR CIRCUIT POWER

    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeCond. NumberStrand CountInsul. ThicknessGroundJacket ThicknessApprox. ODCopper WeightApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo. of StrandsmilNo. x AWGmilinchlb/1000ftlb/1000ft
    678071142Solid201 x 14280.213 X 0.63752109
    679628122Solid201 x 12280.213 X 0.68774135
    679630102Solid251 x 10280.213 X 0.767107169
    679629123Solid201 x 12280.213 X 0.80694163
    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances
    ◊ Cable marked with this symbol is a standard stock item
    Table 2 – Electrical and Engineering Data
    Stock NumberCond. SizeCond. NumberDC Resistance @ 25°CAC Resistance @ 75°C
    AWG/KcmilΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ft
    6780711422.573.170
    6796281221.622.002
    6796301021.021.253
    6796291231.622.002
    Ampacities based upon 2023 NEC Table 310.16. Also, see NEC sections 310.15 for additional requirements.

    Revision: 1.000.007

    Updated On: April 12, 2024, 1:35 p.m. UTC