SPEC 45265

AL 600/1000V XLPE Insulation PVC Jacket. XHHW-2. Silicone Free

Type TC-ER Power Cable 600Volt Four Conductor Aluminum, Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) insulation XHHW-2 Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket with 1 Bare AL Ground. Silicone Free.

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:Class B compact stranded 8000 Series aluminum per ASTM B800 and ASTM B836
  2. Insulation:Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) Type XHHW-2
  3. Grounding Conductor:Class B compact stranded 8000 Series aluminum per ASTM B800 and ASTM B836
  4. Filler:Paper filler (cable size 8 & 6 uses Polypropylene filler)
  5. Binder:Polyester flat thread binder tape for cable sizes larger than 2 AWG
  6. Overall Jacket:Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket

Applications and Features:

Southwire’s 600 Volt Type TC-ER 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. Constructions with 3 or more conductors are listed for exposed runs (TC-ER) per NEC 336.10. Silicone free.

Specifications:

  • ASTM B801 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Conductors of 8000 Series Aluminum Alloy
  • ASTM B836 Compact Rounded Stranded Aluminum Conductors
  • UL 44 Thermoset-Insulated Wires and Cables
  • UL 1277 Electrical Power and Control Tray 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)
  • ICEA S-95-658 (NEMA WC70) Power Cables Rated 2000 Volts or Less for the Distribution of Electrical Energy
  • Sample Print Legend:

    {SQFTG} SOUTHWIRE{R} MASTER-DESIGN {UL} XXX AWG (XX{mm2}) 3E AL 4/C TYPE TC-ER XHHW-2 CDRS GW 1 X X AWG 3E AL 90{D}C JACKET SUNLIGHT RESISTANT DIRECT BURIAL 600V or 1000V {NOM}-ANCE
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Cond. SizeCond. NumberStrand CountDiameter Over ConductorInsul. ThicknessGroundJacket ThicknessApprox. ODAluminum WeightApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo. of StrandsinchmilNo. x AWGmilinchlb/1000ftlb/1000ft
    2/04190.376551 x 4801.348542897
    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances
    ◊ Cable marked with this symbol is a standard stock item
    * Strand count meets minimum number per ASTM
    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
    2/046.725560.1330.1600.04392108120
    * 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: 1.000.001

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