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The only cable you’ll ever need for your hardwired smoke detector or addressable fire alarm systems

For secure fire alarm systems where a strong connection and reliability are crucial, you can’t go past our heavy-gauge EZ-Pull® fire alarm cable

Ensure maximum safety and security with Syston Cable Technology’s EZ-Pull® Fire Alarm Cables, which are engineered as lifelines to safety systems and for securing buildings.

Part number: 6263


  • Cable Description: Premium 16/2 Fire Alarm Cable
  • Brand: EZ-Pull® from Syston Cable Technology
  • Conductor: Solid Bare Copper
  • Number of Conductors: 2 (Twisted)
  • Size: 16 AWG
  • Insulation: Plenum PVC (Low-Smoke, Flame-Retardant & RoHS Compliant)
  • Conductor Color Code: 1. Black  2. Red
  • Ripcord: Applied longitudinally under the jacket
  • Jacket: Plenum PVC (Low-Smoke, Flame-Retardant & RoHS Compliant)
  • Nominal Cable Diameter (in): 0.182
  • Temperature Rating (°F):
    +32 to + 140       Storage & Operation: -4 to + 167
  • Lengths available: 1000 ft
  • Color options: Red
  • Custom cable constructions, lengths, colors, and packaging are available.


Fire alarm systems serve as lifelines to safe and secure buildings. As one of the original manufacturers of fire alarm cable, Syston Cable Technology knows proper cable selection is critical to effective system performance. With over 100 fire alarm cable types varying by cable construction, environmental rating, color, and striping options, we have the right fire alarm cable for your application. Match the right cable to the demands of your system and ensure a safe building.

So, if you’re looking for a reliable fire alarm cable for all your hardwired smoke detector and safety alert jobs, our premium fire alarm cable is durable, reliable and super easy to install, is certified hazardous substance free, fire-retardant, sunlight-resistant and easy to install with an outstanding tangle-free design and handy features like clear print legend and E-Z footage markings to make installation an absolute breeze, and suitable in a wide range of applications while also being cost effective. Order yours now.

If you have any questions about our products or services, please feel free to contact us via our website or Facebook page and we’ll guide you in selecting the right fire alarm cable for your exact needs.

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Cable Strengths

Our premium 16/2 solid, unshielded Fire Alarm cable for hardwired smoke detector or fire alarm system has many strengths:

  • Flexible and easy to strip, so you or your customers can easily install it, even around tight corners
  • RhinoPac® packaging solution, designed to provide smooth pulling during installation while providing reliable protection against crushing and water damage during transport or storage
  • A ripcord underneath the jacket, to make it easy to remove during installation
  • Legend markings for channels, rooms, and zones so installation is faster and easier
  • Ascending and descending E-Z footage markings, so there’s no need for a measuring tape during installation
  • FPLP (Plenum-Rated) flame-retardant jacket, for peace of mind in case of fire
  • RoHS compliant, so you can rest easy knowing it doesn’t contain hazardous substances that could harm you, your employees, or your customers (more information about this is in our Green Leaf Label)
  • Third-party verified for guaranteed performance, so it will stand up to your needs or those of your customers
  • Operates in a wide range of temperatures, so it can be installed in any area in any part of North America
  • This cable has a thick insulation and is rated to 300-Volt and is classified as a Class-3 (CL3) Power-Limited Circuit Cable. (CL3 cables can carry a surge of up to 300 watts, while CL2 can only carry a surge of up to 150 watts. A CL3-rated cable can take the place of any CL2, however, a CL2 cannot take the place of a CL3)
  • Versatile applications including all fire protective signaling circuits (including circuits that contain one or more smoke detectors, strobes, sirens, pull stations, and voice communications), burglar alarms, audio, control, initiating and notification circuits, and microprocessor or addressable-controlled systems

Standards Compliances

Our premium 16/2 solid, unshielded Fire Alarm cable for hardwired smoke detector or fire alarm system complies with the following national and international standards:

  • NEC: 725 & 760
  • UL Standard: UL 13 & UL 1424
  • Flame Rating: NFPA 262 (Plenum); CSA C22.2 No. 2556 (FT6)
  • California State Fire Marshal
  • ASTM B-3 & B-8
  • RoHS 3 (EU 2015/863)
  • ISO 9001: 2015
  • ISO 14001: 2015
  • OHSAS 18001



Become A Distributor

Syston Cable Technology believes in identifying, building and nurturing long term distributor partnerships. We seek well run, established and properly resourced distributor partners that want to grow their business as much as we want to grow ours. Our partnerships begins with our portfolio of high performance cable products with the most competitive price and our well known brands, and continue with an array of support materials and programs to insure our distributor partners are successful in their respective marketplaces.

If you or your company is up for the challenge, and the rewards that come with being a distributor partner, please take a few minutes to complete the application form below and click the SUBMIT button at the bottom. Upon review, we will contact you to complete the application process. All applications are reviewed within 48 hours. 


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