SPEC 50040

Primary Automotive Lead Wire

125°C. 60 Volts DC or 25 Volts AC. Flexible Stranded Copper Conductor. XLPE Insulation.



  1. Conductor:Flexible stranded bare copper. Tinned copper available upon request
  2. Insulation:Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE). All colors available; Stripes available upon request.

Applications and Features:

Intended for use at nominal system voltage of 60 Volts DC (25 Volts AC) or less in surface vehicle electrical systems.
  • GXL - General Purpose
  • SXL - Special Purpose
  • TXL - Thin Wall
  • Specifications:

  • ASTM B3 Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • SAE J1128 Surface Vehicle Standard Low Voltage Primary Cable
  • Chrysler MS-8288
  • Ford ESB-M1L85-A
  • Chrysler MS-8900
  • Chrysler MS-5919
  • Ford ESB-M1L123A
  • Table 1 – Physical and Electrical Data
    Stock NumberCond. SizeCond. NumberCond. StrandsDiameter Over Cond.Insul. ThicknessApprox. ODApprox. WeightDC Resistance @ 25°CAC Resistance @ 75°C
    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances
    ◊ Cable marked with this symbol is a standard stock item
    GXL meets Ford ESB-M1L85-A, Chrysler MS-8900
    SXL meets Ford ESB-M1L85-A, Chrysler MS-5919
    TXL meets Ford ESB-M1L123A, Chrysler MS-8288

    Revision: 1.000.057

    Updated On: July 3, 2024, 10:13 p.m. UTC