Approximate cord size: 3/16" width x 1/4" thickness
SPT-2 Plastic insulation 0.45"
18/2, 18 gauge, 105°
Lamp Cords with Plugs SPT2 are white, the traditional favorite color for table lamps.
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 thickerplastic insulation coveringthan 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.