Irrigation & Lighting Division

Connection And Waterproofing Guide

Valve Wires

  WIRE/CABLE TYPE CONNECTION CHOICES

"Multi-Conductor" Cable
18 AWG 1. 3M #316IR (Paige 270228R)
2. 3M #DBO/B-6 (Paige 270674)
3. Small Silicone-filled Wire Nut (Paige 270i61B)
4. 3M #3570G-N (Paige 270320) with multiple H-29 Gray Wire Nut (Paige 270303G)

Single Conductor
18 & 16 AWG 1. 3M #316IR (Paige 270228R)
2. 3M #DBO/B-6 (Paige 270674)
3. Small Silicone-filled Wire Nut (Paige 270i61B)
4. 3M #3570G-N (Paige 270320) with multiple H-29* Gray Wire Nut (Paige 270303G)
14 & 12 AWG 1. 3M #DBO/B-6 (Paige 270674)
2. 3M #DBR/Y-6 (Paige 270672)
3. Medium Silicone-filled Wire Nut (Paige 270i62B)
4. 3M #3570G-N (Paige 270320) with 3M #R/Y Wire Nut (Paige 270308)
10 AWG 1. 3M #DBR/Y-6 (Paige 270672)
2. Large Silicone-filled Wire Nut (Paige 270i63B)
3. 3M #3570G-N (Paige 270320) with 3M #R/Y Wire Nut (Paige 270308)

Power Wires & Cables (Up To 600 Volts)

  WIRE/CABLE TYPE CONNECTION CHOICES

Single Conductor
up to 12 AWG 1. 3M #DBO/B-6 (Paige 270674)
2. 3M #DBR/Y-6 (Paige 270672)
10 AWG 1. 3M #DBO/B-6 (Paige 270674)
2. 3M #DBR/Y-6 (Paige 270672)
8 AWG 1. 3M #82-A1 with Insulated Butt Connector or Split Bolt wrapped with 3M #23 Rubber Tape (Paige 270001)
2. 3M #4A resin with multiple B/G Wire Nuts (Paige 270309BG) or Split Bolt wrapped with 3M #23 Rubber Tape (Paige 270001)
6 AWG 1. 3M #82-A1 with Insulated Butt Connector or Split Bolt wrapped with 3M #23 Rubber Tape (Paige 270001)
2. 3M #4A resin with Split Bolt wrapped with 3M #23 Rubber Tape (Paige 270001)
4 AWG
  1. 3M #82-A series with with Insulated Butt Connector. Or with Split Bolt wrapped with 3M #23 Rubber Tape (Paige 270001)
  2. 3M #4 Series with Split Bolt wrapped with 3M #23 Rubber Tape (Paige 270001)
  3. Paige Electric DB14-4 (up to 4 AWG only)
2 AWG
1/0 AWG
2/0 AWG

Type UF-B Flat Jacketed Cables
(2 Conductors with Ground)
14 AWG
12 AWG
10 AWG
8 AWG
6 AWG

Type TC Round Jacketed Cables
(3 or 4 Conductors)
14 AWG
12 AWG
10 AWG
8 AWG
6 AWG
4 AWG
2 AWG
1/0 AWG
2/0 AWG

Decoder Cables

WIRE/CABLE TYPE CONNECTION CHOICES
All types 3M #DBO/B-6 (Paige 270674) or #DBR/Y-6 (Paige 270672)

Communication Cables

CABLE TYPE CONNECTION CHOICES
Rain Bird "Maxi Cable"
14 AWG, 2 Conductors
12 AWG, 2 Conductors
3M #DBO/B-6 (Paige 270674) or #DBR/Y-6 (Paige 270672)
TORO P7162D
16 AWG, 2 Conductors, Drain wire, Unarmored
1. Paige Electric Splice Kit, Spec' P273210D, includes:
- 3M #82-A1- Split bolt
- Butt Connectors (3 each)
2. 3M #SLiCTM (Paige 273211) with 3 each 3M 316IR (Paige 270228R). Use #8 split bolt (Paige 181994) to re-connect armor.
TORO P7162D-A
16 AWG, 2 Conductors, Drain wire, Armored
HUNTER P7171D
18 AWG, 2 Pairs, Drain wire, Unarmored
3M #SLiCTM (Paige 273211) with 5 each 3M #316IR (Paige 270228R) or 3M #UR-2 (Paige 270286). Use #8 split bolt (Paige 181994) to re-connect armor.
HUNTER P7171D-A
18 AWG, 2 Pairs, Drain wire, Armored
PE-39/PE-89/PE-54
3 Pair, 19 AWG
3M #SLiCTM with 6 each 3M #316IR (Paige 270228R) or 3M #UR-2 (Paige 270286). Use #2 Split Bolt (Paige 181997) to re-connect the aluminum shield
PE-39/PE-89/PE-54
6 Pair, 19 AWG
3M #8882, Size D (Paige 278064) with 12 each 3M #UR-2 (Paige 270286). Use #2 Split Bolt (Paige 181997) to re-connect the aluminum shield

Note: Only DBO/B-6, DBR/Y-6, Silicone-filled Wire Nuts, 82-A, 82-A1, 82-A2, and 82-A3 are listed under UL486D-Direct Burial.

  WIRE/CABLE TYPE CONNECTION CHOICES

Underground Low Energy Circuit Cable

18 AWG/2C 2. 3M #DBO/B-6 (Paige 270674)
3. Small Silcon-filled Wire Nut (Paige 270i61B)
16 AWG /2C 2. 3M #DBO/B-6 (Paige 270674)
3. Small Silcon-filled Wire Nut (Paige 270i61B)
14 & 12 AWG 1. 3M #DBO/B-6 (Paige 270674)
2. 3M #DBR/Y-6 (Paige 270672)
3. Medium Silcon-filled Wire Nut (Paige 270i62B)
10 AWG 1. 3M #DBR/Y-6 (Paige 270672)
2. Large Silcon-filled Wire Nut (Paige 270i63B)
8AWG/2C 1. 3M #DBR/Y-6 (Paige 270672)