2 Pair, 0.5mm², ESCS, SWA, Instrumentation Cable (MAS5002ESCSSWA)


  • Electrical measuring devices to the instrument panel
  • Instrument to instrument
  • Electrical sensing devices to control cabinets
  • Control cabinets to supervisory consoles and panels
  • Telemeters to recorders and annunciators


Stranded tinned copper conductors, V-90-HT PVC insulation, twisted pair, individual and overall foil shield (100% coverage) with tinned copper drain wires, V-90 PVC inner-jacket with rip-cord, steel wire armour (SWA), V-90 PVC outer-jacket with rip-cord.



Additional information

No. of Conductors

2 Pair

Nominal Area


Wire Gauge (AWG)

20 AWG

Stranding No./Size


Conductor Type

Tinned Copper

Insulation Type


Shielding Type

Individual & Overall Foil – ESCS

Jacket Type

Black PVC



Over Jacket

Black PVC Over Jacket


Cut to length

No. of PairsNominal Area (mm²)Nominal Overall Bedding (mm)Nominal Overall Armour (mm)Nominal Inner Jacket Thickness (mm)Size of Steel Wire (mm)Nominal Outer Jacket Thickness (mm)Nominal Overall Diameter (mm)Ship Weight (kg/km)Maser Code 
2 Pair0.5 (20 AWG)9.811.60.90.9113.6293MAS5002ESCSSWADatasheet
1.5 (16 AWG)1011.810.91.2514.3365MAS5502ESCSSWADatasheet
4 Pair0.5 (20 AWG)9.311.
1.5 (16 AWG)11.713.510.91.2516477MAS5504ESCSSWADatasheet
6 Pair0.5 (20 AWG)1112.
1.5 (16 AWG)14.5171.251.251.520777MAS5506ESCSSWADatasheet
8 Pair0.5 (20 AWG)12.614.
1.5 (16 AWG)
10 Pair0.5 (20 AWG)13.916.411.251.2518.9696MAS5010ESCSSWADatasheet
1.5 (16 AWG)17.820.
12 Pair0.5 (20 AWG)14.416.911.251.519.9784MAS5012ESCSSWADatasheet
1.5 (16 AWG)18.420.
16 Pair0.5 (20 AWG)16.318.
1.5 (16 AWG)
20 Pair0.5 (20 AWG)17.720.
1.5 (16 AWG)22.625.
24 Pair0.5 (20 AWG)20.523.
1.5 (16 AWG)26.529.
Physical Characteristics0.5mm²1.5mm²
Conductor Stranding7/0.307/0.50
Nominal Conductor Diameter (mm)0.91.5
Nominal Insulation Thickness (mm)0.40.4
Nominal Insulation Diameter (mm)1.72.3
Nominal Screen Thickness (mm)0.0250.025
Drain Wire Stranding7/0.27/0.2
Colour CodeBlack and white.
Each pair is numbered.
Black and white.
Each pair is numbered.
Electrical Characteristics0.5mm²1.5mm²
Conductor Resistance at 20°C each wire (Ohm/100m)3.841.36
Nominal Voltage Rating (a.c/d.c)110/150110/150
Maximum Current Rating (Amperes)313
Nominal Capacitance cond to cond Unscreened (nF/100m)8.511
Nominal Capacitance cond to cond Screened (nF/100m)14.520
Nominal Capacitance both wires cond to screen
Screened (nF/100m)2430
Nominal L/R ratio at 1000Hz (μH/Ohm)15.730
Nominal induction at 1000Hz (μH/100m)11095
Nominal characteristic impedance at 1000Hz Unscreened (Ohm)450350
Nominal characteristic impedance at 1000Hz Screened (Ohm)350260
Nominal crosstalk attenuation between pairs @1000 Hz Unscreened (dB/100M)100-
Nominal crosstalk attenuation between pairs @1000 Hz Screened (dB/100M)125-
Nominal Attenuation @1000 Hz between 600 Ohm Terminations Unscreened (dB/100M)0.090.07
Nominal Attenuation @1000 Hz between 600 Ohm Terminations Screened (dB/100M)0.110.09
STANDARDS: AS/NZS 1125, AS/NZS 3808, AS/NZS 60079.14, IEC 60332-1, IEC 60332-3-22 CatA
TESTING: Insulation integrity verified by spark test at 6 KVAC. H.V. Test on cable: Between conductors and conductors to screen at 2kV a.c. for 1 minute. Flame Retardant to IEC 60332-1, IEC 60332-3A.
Available in Standard Black PVC or Intrinsically Safe Blue PVC


2 Pair, 0.5mm², ESCS, SWA, Blue, Instrumentation Cable (MAS5002ESCSSWA BLUE)