SPEC 45360

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

1000V Multi Conductor, Copper, FT4 - Flame Retardancy Rating, XLPE Insulation, Aluminum Interlocked Armour, Sunlight Resistant, Direct Buried, -40°C - 90°C, Rated HL, AG14



  1. Conductor:Class B stranded copper, compressed, in accordance with ASTM B3 and B8. Sizes #1 to 4/0 are combination unilay-stranded copper conductors in accordance with ASTM B787.
  2. Insulation:Cross-Linked Polyethylene (XLPE)
  3. Grounding Conductors:Uninsulated Class B stranded grounding conductor
  4. Binder:Mylar tape
  5. Inner Jacket:Black Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
  6. Armor:Aluminum Interlocked Armour (AIA)
  7. Overall Jacket:Black PVC (optional colours available)

Applications and Features:

For exposed or concealed wiring in wet or dry locations. For use in ventilated, non-ventilated and ladder type cable troughs and ventilated flexible cableway in wet, dry, hazardous locations or direct buried. Sunlight Resistant. Typical applications are for control. lighting and power circuits in: pulp and paper mills, steel mills, food processing plants, commercial centers, mines, generating stations, refineries, industrial plants and chemical plants.
  • -40°C - CSA Cold Bend and Impact Temperature
  • -40°C - Min. Installation Temperature
  • 90°C - Max. Continuous Operating Temperature


  • ASTM B3 Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B8 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • ASTM B787 19 Wire Combination Unilay-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • UL 1569 Metal-Clad Cables
  • CSA C22.2 No. 174 Cables in Hazardous Locations
  • CSA C22.2 No. 131 Type TECK 90 Cable
  • CSA LTGG [-40°C] - as per C68.10 - for Cold Bend and Impact rating
  • CSA AG14 - Acid Gas Compliance
  • ICEA S-58-679 Control Cable Conductor Identification Method 3 (1-BLACK, 2-RED, 3-BLUE)
  • IEEE 1202 FT4 Flame Test (70,000) BTU/hr Vertical Tray Test
  • Sample Print Legend:

    {SQMTR_DUAL} SOUTHWIRE{R} MASTER-DESIGN {CSA} LL90458 3/C XXX AWG (XX{mm2}) CU TECK 90 XLPE -40{D}C FT4 AG14 SUN. RES. 90{D}C 1000V HL --- {UL} E96627 TYPE MC XLPE 600V SUN. RES. DIRECT BURIAL 90{D}C --- {NOM}-ANCE Tipo MC XHHW-2 CT FT4 600V o 1000V 90{D}C USA
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeCond. NumberStrand CountDiameter Over ConductorInsul. ThicknessInner Jacket ThicknessDiameter Over ArmorJacket ThicknessApprox. ODCopper WeightAluminum WeightApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo. of Strandsinchmilmilinchmilinchlb/1000ftlb/1000ft
    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
    Stock NumberCond. 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
    * Ampacities based upon 2023 NEC Table 310.16. See NEC sections 310.15 and 110.14(C) for additional requirements.

    Revision: 1.000.001

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