SPEC 45307

CU 600/1000V XLPE Insulation AIA PVC Jacket. XHHW-2

Type MC Power Cable 600Volt Four Conductor Copper, Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) insulation XHHW-2 Aluminum Interlocked Armor (AIA), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket with 1 Bare CU Ground. Silicone Free.

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:Class B compressed stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8
  2. Insulation:Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) Type XHHW-2
  3. Grounding Conductor:Class B compressed stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8
  4. Filler:Paper filler (cable size 8 & 6 uses Polypropylene filler)
  5. Binder:Polypropylene tape
  6. Armor:Aluminum Interlocked Armor (AIA)
  7. Overall Jacket:Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket

Applications and Features:

Southwire’s 600 Volt Type MC power cables are suited for use in wet and dry areas, conduits, ducts, troughs, trays, direct burial, aerial supported by a messenger, and where superior electrical properties are desired. These cables are capable of operating continuously at the conductor temperature not in excess of 90°C for normal operation in wet and dry locations, 130°C for emergency overload, and 250°C for short circuit conditions. For uses in Class I, II, and III, Division 2 hazardous locations per NEC Article 501 and 502. Silicone Free.

Specifications:

  • ASTM B3 Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B8 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • UL 44 Thermoset-Insulated Wires and Cables
  • UL 1569 Metal-Clad Cables
  • UL 1685 Vertical-Tray Fire Propagation and Smoke Release Test
  • ICEA S-58-679 Control Cable Conductor Identification Method 3 (1-BLACK, 2-RED, 3-BLUE, 4-ORANGE)
  • ICEA S-95-658 (NEMA WC70) Power Cables Rated 2000 Volts or Less for the Distribution of Electrical Energy
  • Sample Print Legend:

    {SQFTG_DUAL} SOUTHWIRE MASTER-DESIGN {UL} 4/C (XX AWG) XX.Xmm2 CU XX MILS XLP 600 VOLTS GW 1 X X AWG CU TYPE MC FOR CT USE SUN. RES. DIRECT BURIAL 90{D}C USA -- {NOM}-ANCE Tipo MC XHHW-2 CT
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Cond. SizeCond. NumberStrand CountDiameter Over ConductorInsul. ThicknessDiameter Over InsulationGroundDiameter Over ArmorJacket ThicknessApprox. ODCopper WeightApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo. of StrandsinchmilinchNo. x AWGinchmilinchlb/1000ftlb/1000ft
    4/04190.512550.6221 x 41.785601.90527693525
    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances
    ◊ Cable marked with this symbol is a standard stock item
    Table 2 – Electrical and Engineering Data
    Cond. SizeCond. NumberMin Bending RadiusMax Pull TensionDC Resistance @ 25°CAC Resistance @ 75°CInductive Reactance @ 60HzAllowable Ampacity At 60°CAllowable Ampacity At 75°CAllowable Ampacity At 90°C
    AWG/KcmilinchlbΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftAmpAmpAmp
    4/0413.354170.0510.0620.041156184208
    * Ampacities based upon 2023 NEC Table 310.16. See NEC sections 310.15 and 110.14(C) for additional requirements.
    * Ampacities have been adjusted for more than Three Current-Carrying Conductors.

    Revision: 1.000.004

    Updated On: Aug. 18, 2023, 2:40 p.m. UTC