Duraflex® 18 AWG 1 Solid Conductors
Premium Tracer Wire, 600V
Direct Burial, Sunlight Resistant

8357 – 18/1 Solid Direct Burial


Underground tracer wire, sometimes known as electrical wire tracer, is used to accurately locate underground pipes and lines. The electrical wire tracer is laid alongside the pipes or lines during installation in order to find them at a later date for safe digging. Available in colors in accordance with the American Public Works Administration Uniform Code. Color code: Yellow for gaseous materials; Red for electrical lines: Orange for communication cables; Blue for potable water; Green for sewer and drainage lines. Other colors are available on request.

Features & Benefits

  • Install Friendly
  • Tested physically & electrically in accordance with NEC standards
  • E-Z count footage marking with ascending and descending order
  • Sunlight Resistant & RoHS Compliant
  • Free from restricted metals and hazardous compounds. Check our green leaf label for more information

Splicing Recommendations

  • Model DBR/Y-6, manufactured by the 3M Company
  • Silicone-filled wire nuts as manufactured by IDEAL Industries


8357 18 AWG 1/C Solid Direct Burial Tracer Wire

Physical Characteristics

  • Conductor: Solid Bare Copper
  • Size: 18 AWG
  • Insulation: High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (HMWPE)
  • Conductor Color OptionsYellow, Blue, Red, Orange, Black, Green
  • Nominal Cable Diameter (in): 0.133
  • Temperature Rating (°F)

                  Installation:  -40 to +140   Storage & Operation:  -40 to +140


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Additional information

Weight 28.24 lbs
Dimensions 18 × 7 × 8 in


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