SPEC 45411

CU 2000V XLPE Insulation. RHH/RHW-2 PV

Single Conductor Photovoltaic (Type PV) Power Cable 2000 Volt Copper Conductor XLPE Insulation. Sizes 14 AWG through 1000 Kcmil. Heat, Moisture, Sunlight Resistant RoHS. 90°C

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:Stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8 or ASTM B787
  2. Insulation:Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE). Colors available upon request.

Applications and Features:

Southwire’s 2000 Volt 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.

Specifications:

  • ASTM B3 Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B8 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • ASTM B787 19 Wire Combination Unilay-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • UL 44 Thermoset-Insulated Wires and Cables
  • UL 4703 Standard for Photovoltaic Wire
  • Made in America: Compliant with both Buy American and Buy America Act (BAA) requirements per 49 U.S.C. § 5323(j) and the Federal Transit Administration Buy America requirements per 49 C.F.R. part 661
  • VW-1 Vertical-Wire Flame Test (Optional)
  • Sample Print Legend:

    SOUTHWIRE E316464 {UL} PV WIRE XX AWG (XXX.XX{mm2}) CU 2000V 90°C WET OR DRY -40°C SUN RES DIRECT BURIAL VW-1 OR RHW-2 2000V --- RoHS {MMM/DD/YYYY}
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeStrand CountDiameter Over ConductorInsul. ThicknessApprox. ODCopper WeightApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo. of Strandsinchmilinchlb/1000ftlb/1000ft
    59795812190.088750.2432039
    57996210190.113750.2633253
    569037*8190.141850.3135079
    569039*6190.177850.34981114
    569040*4190.225850.396128168
    569041*2190.282850.456204250
    TBA1190.3221050.532258331
    5690431/0190.3611050.570326396
    5690442/0190.4051050.614410488
    5690453/0190.4561050.664518604
    5690474/0190.5121050.720655750
    679559250370.5581200.782771879
    653096300370.6101200.8519261051
    590138350370.6611200.90110801215
    578324500370.7891201.00615431685
    672530600610.8651351.13618522042
    TBA750610.9681351.23823162560
    TBA1000611.1171351.38730883365
    59796114190.073750.2241229
    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. SizeMin Bending RadiusDC Resistance @ 25°CAC Resistance @ 75°CInductive Reactance @ 60HzAllowable Ampacity At 60°CAllowable Ampacity At 75°CAllowable Ampacity At 90°C
    AWG/KcmilinchΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftAmpAmpAmp
    597958121.01.6622.0020.054202530
    579962101.11.0401.2530.050303540
    569037*81.30.6530.7860.052405055
    569039*61.40.4110.4950.051556575
    569040*41.60.2580.3100.048708595
    569041*21.80.1620.1950.04595115130
    TBA12.10.1280.1540.046110130145
    5690431/02.30.1020.1220.044125150170
    5690442/02.50.0810.0970.043145175195
    5690453/02.70.0640.0780.042165200225
    5690474/02.90.0510.0620.041195230260
    6795592503.10.0430.0530.041215255290
    6530963003.40.0360.0450.041240285320
    5901383503.60.0310.0390.040260310350
    5783245005.00.0220.0290.039320380430
    6725306005.70.0180.0250.039350420475
    TBA7506.20.0140.0220.038400475535
    TBA10006.90.0110.0180.037455545615
    597961140.92.6313.1700.058152025
    Ampacities based upon 2023 NEC Table 310.16. See NEC sections 310.15 and 110.14(C) for additional requirements.
    Inductive Reactance is based on non-ferrous conduit with one diameter spacing.
    *VW-1 Rated

    Stock Code Colors

    SizeBlackWhiteRedGreenGreen/Yellow
    AWG/KcmilBlackWhiteRedGreenGreen/Yellow
    14597961
    12597958596376596377
    10579962583665583687
    1/0569043677562
    2/0569044
    3/0569045
    4/0569047
    250679559
    300653096599400599401
    350590138
    500578324
    600672530

    Stock Code Colors (VW-1)

    SizeBlackWhiteRedGreenGreen/Yellow
    AWG/KcmilBlackWhiteRedGreenGreen/Yellow
    10568110577645
    8569037585080589110
    6569039671956585840
    4569040673880653094
    2569041

    Revision: 1.000.007

    Updated On: Jan. 24, 2024, 6:17 p.m. UTC