SPEC 45441

CU 600V XLPE Insulation Shielded Signal Pair TPE jacket. RHH/RHW-2 Variable Frequency Drive (VFD)

Type TC-ER Variable Frequency Drive Cable, 600 Volts or 1000 Volts , Tinned Copper Conductors, Cross Linked Insulation Type RHH/RHW-2 With Shielded Pair, Thermoplastic Elastomer Jacket, Rated 90°C Dry or Wet, -40°C Cold Impact, Identification Method 4. 1000 Volts Flexible Motor Supply. CSA CIC/TC FT4 Flame.



  1. Conductor:Class K, flexible stranded tinned annealed copper per ASTM B3, B172, and B174
  2. Insulation:Cross linked insulation on all conductors (Type RHH/RHW-2 on 14 AWG and larger)
  3. Ground:One green ground with yellow stripe cross linked insulation (size equal to phase conductor)
  4. Drain Wire:Tinned copper drain wire
  5. Twisted Shielded Pair:100% coverage aluminum/Mylar foil shield (color code: black, white)
  6. Overall Shielding:100% coverage aluminum/Mylar/aluminum foil, overall 85% coverage tinned copper braid
  7. Jacket:Black Thermoplastic Elastomer (TPE)

Applications and Features:

Applications and Features: Power supply cable for VFDs and motors, suitable for cable tray, conduit, raceways, (TC-ER) and machine tool wiring conforming to NFPA 79 2018. Suitable for free air and direct burial. Its flexible design is ideal for use on operation processes in accordance with NEC® Articles 336, 501 and 502 including, but not limited to: fans, pumps, conveyors, compressors, elevators and lifts, extruders, crushers and presses, assembly lines, food and beverage, wind energy and data centers. Cable is rated for -40C Cold Bend and Impact. Multiple approvals for multiple applications. The additional shielded pair can be used for signal, temperature sensors or brake.


  • ASTM B33 Standard Specification for Tin-Coated Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B172 Standard Specification for Rope-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors Having Bunch-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • ASTM B174 Standard Specification for Bunch-Stranded Copper
  • UL 44 Thermoset-Insulated Wires and Cables
  • UL 758 Standard for Appliance Wiring Material Style 20886
  • UL 1277 Type TC-ER Standard Power and Control Cables (1000V 14AWG and Larger)
  • UL 2277 Flexible Motor Supply Cable and Wind Turbine Tray Cable
  • CSA C22.2 No. 210 Appliance wiring material products I/II A/B (Sizes 16 - 8AWG)
  • CSA C22.2 No.230 Tray Cables - Rated TC
  • CSA C22.2 No. 239 Control and instrumentation cables
  • CE/RoHS-2 – The CE Marking has been applied solely to express the conformance to the material restrictions identified in the RoHS-2 (2011/65/EU) Directive
  • NFPA 79 Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery
  • Sample Print Legend:

    Southwire XXAWG (XXmm2) XX/C VFD RHH/RHW-2 CDRS PLUS 16 AWG 1 PR TYPE TC-ER EXXXXX (UL) 600V 90°C DRY 90°C WET SUN RES OIL RES I/II DIR BUR -40°C OR WTTC 1000V OR AWM 20886 105°C 1000V OR Flexible Motor Supply Cable 1000V -- LLXXXXXX CSA CIC/TC FT4 OR AWM I/II A/B 1000V 105C FT4 -40°C -- CE RoHS-2 Made in USA
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Cond. SizeCond. NumberStrand CountDiameter Over ConductorInsul. ThicknessGroundDrain WireDia. Over ShieldJacket ThicknessApprox. ODCopper WeightApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo. of StrandsinchmilNo. x AWGNo. x AWGinchmilinchlb/1000ftlb/1000ft
    143410.073451 x 141x140.565620.689128242
    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances
    ◊ Cable marked with this symbol is a standard stock item
    * Ampacities based upon 2023 NEC Table 310.16. See NEC sections 310.15 and 110.14(C) for additional requirements.
    Table 2 – Electrical and Engineering Data
    Cond. SizeCond. NumberMin Bending RadiusMax Pull TensionDC Resistance @ 25°CAC Resistance @ 75°CCapacitive Reactance @ 60HzInductive Reactance @ 60HzAllowable Ampacity At 60°CAllowable Ampacity At 75°CAllowable Ampacity At 90°C

    Revision: 1.000.004

    Updated On: Sept. 24, 2023, 2:49 p.m. UTC