Approximate cord size: 3/16" width x 1/4" thickness
SPT-2 Plastic insulation 0.45"
18/2, 18 gauge, 105°
Black Lamp Cord with Plug is the ideal choice for iron floor lamps. The black color harmonizes with many shades of iron. Generous 12' length accommodates standard 8' of floor space plus 4' for height of lamp.
Standard insulated 18 gauge wire has 2 parallel copper wires. Wire with smooth plastic covering is positive/hot, wire with slight ribs in plastic is neutral/negative.
U.L. Listed for table & floor lamps were cord is exposed.
Stripped, copper-tipped ends simplify wrapping wire around socket screws.
Molded-on plugs are polarized and permanently attached to lamp cord.
SPTrefers to the thickness of the plastic insulation on lamp wire:
This lamp cord set is rated SPT-2. It has a thicker plastic insulation covering than traditional SPT-1. The thicker plastic provides more protection and resistant to abrasion. It is designed for table & floor lamps. Slipping SPT-2 wire through 3/8" - 1/8 IP lamp pipe can be tight.