SPEC 10005

Copper SIMpull XHHW-2® / RW90

Power Cable 600 or 1000 Volt Single Conductor Copper, Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) with SIMpull technology for easier pulling.

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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) with SIMpull technology

Applications and Features:

APPLICATION
Southwire® SIMpull XHHW-2® copper conductors are primarily used in conduit, cable tray or other recognized raceways for services, feeders, and branch circuit wiring, as specified in the National Electrical Code. SIMpull XHHW-2® copper conductors may be used in wet or dry locations at temperatures not to exceed 90°C. Voltage rating for XHHW-2 conductors is 600 volts or 1000 volts for all sizes. Suitable for use in Health Care Facilities per Section 517.160 of the National Electrical Code where a dielectric constant of less than 3.5 maybe specified. This cable is designed to be installed without the application of pulling lubricant.
Note: Simpull technology on Sizes # 8 and Larger. Non-Simpull technology on #14, #12, #10.

FEATURES
  • Sunlight resistant - #8 AWG and larger
  • Gasoline and Oil Resistant II - #8 AWG and larger
  • CT Rated - 1/0 AWG and Larger
  • FT1 - #8 AWG and lager
  • FT4 - 350 kcmil and lager
  • SIS - Sizes 14 through 8 AWG
  • RW90 - #8 AWG and larger
  • -40°C cold bend - #8 AWG and larger
  • RoHS/REACH Compliant
  • 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 1685 Vertical-Tray Fire Propagation and Smoke Release Test (1/0 and Larger)
  • CSA C22.2 No. 38 Thermoset-insulated wires and cables
  • ICEA S-95-658 (NEMA WC70) Power Cables Rated 2000 Volts or Less for the Distribution of Electrical Energy
  • IEEE 1202/FT4 Flame Test (70,000 BTU/hr) 350kcmil and Larger
  • Federal Specification A-A-59544
  • NMX-J-451-ANCE Thermoset insulated wires and cables
  • NOM-063-SCFI Electrical Products – Conductors – Safety Requirements
  • Sample Print Legend:

    14 AWG thru 10 AWG
    SOUTHWIRE E30117 (UL) XX AWG (XXXmm2) CU TYPE XHHW-2 600V/1000V OR SIS 600 VOLTS NOM-ANCE

    350 kcmil and Larger
    {SQFTG} SOUTHWIRE{R} {NOLUBE}{R} {SIMPULL}{R} E30117 {UL} TYPE XHHW-2 XXX KCMIL (XXX{MM2}) CU 600V/1000V SR FOR CT USE GRII PRII FT4 - LL90458 {CSA} RW90 XLPE XXX KCMIL (XXX{mm2}) CU 600V GRI PRI -40{D}C SR FT4 - {NOM}-ANCE LS - PAT WWW.PATENTSW.COM
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Cond. SizeStrand CountDiameter Over ConductorInsul. ThicknessApprox. ODCopper WeightApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo. of Strandsinchmilinchlb/1000ftlb/1000ft
    12Solid0.081300.1411925
    10Solid0.102300.1623037
    1470.071300.1311217
    1270.089300.1472024
    1070.113300.1733236
    870.142450.2385064
    670.178450.2748197
    470.225450.321128148
    370.252450.348162184
    270.283450.379204228
    1190.322550.435258291
    1/0190.362550.480326363
    2/0190.405550.524410452
    3/0190.456550.574518564
    4/0190.512550.630655707
    250370.558650.700771838
    300370.611650.753926998
    350370.661650.80310801158
    400370.706650.84812351317
    500370.789650.90815431632
    600610.866801.03818521973
    750610.968801.14023152449
    1000611.117801.28930873240
    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. SizeMin 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
    120.5521.6302.0000.054202530
    100.6831.0201.2500.050303540
    140.5322.5803.1700.058152025
    120.5521.6302.0000.054202530
    100.6831.0201.2500.050303540
    80.91320.6400.7860.052405055
    61.02090.4030.4950.051556575
    41.23330.2530.3100.048708595
    31.34200.2010.2460.04785100115
    21.55300.1590.1950.04595115130
    11.76690.1260.1540.046110130145
    1/01.98440.1000.1220.044125150170
    2/02.010640.0790.0970.043145175195
    3/02.213420.0630.0780.042165200225
    4/02.516920.0500.0620.041195230260
    2502.820000.0420.0530.041215255290
    3003.024000.0350.0450.041240285320
    3503.228000.0300.03900.040260310350
    4003.332000.0260.0350.040280335380
    5003.640000.0210.0290.039320380430
    6005.148000.0180.0250.039350420475
    7505.760000.0140.0220.038400475535
    10006.480000.0100.0180.037455545615
    *Ampacities based upon 2023 NEC Table 310.16 and do not take into account the overcurrent protection limitations in NEC 240.4(D) of 15 Amps for 14 AWG CU, 20 Amps for 12 AWG CU, and 30 Amps for 10 AWG CU (independent of the conductor temperature rating and stranding if size is present in table). Also, see NEC sections 310.15 and 110.14(C) for additional requirements.
    * Inductive Reactance is based on non-ferrous conduit with one diameter spacing.

    Stock Code Colors and Standard Package

    SizePackageBlackRedBlueWhiteBrownOrangeYellowGrayGreen
    BlackRedBlueWhiteBrownOrangeYellowGrayGreen
    14 (7)Reel: 2500'
    Spool: 500'
    112920370932370940370924370981370973370957371005370965
    12 (Solid)Reel: 2500'
    Spool: 500'
    550220550222550224550221550227550226550225550223
    12 (7)Reel: 2500'
    Spool: 500'
    112938371039371047371021371088371070371054371104371062
    10 (Solid)Reel: 2500'
    Spool: 500'
    137240550213550215550212550218550217550216550214
    10 (7)Reel: 2500'
    Spool: 500'
    112946371138371146371120371187371179371153371203371161
    8Reel: 1000'/2500'/5000'
    Spool: 500'
    112953952713588683952721553060550361553062553063952739
    6Reel: 1000'/2500'/5000'
    Spool: 500'
    112961952705959916678607683383683391553067553068553230
    4Reel: 1000'/2500'/5000'
    Spool: 500'
    112979952697553846678599553847553848553849553850558627
    3Reel: 1000'
    Spool: 500'
    267278890469
    2Reel: 1000'/2500'/5000'
    Spool: 500'
    112987218115553087218107553088553089553090553091474122
    1Reel: 1000'/2500'/5000'
    Spool: 500'
    112995550761550762550808553854553855553856553857550766
    1/0Reel: 1000'/2500'/5000'
    Spool: 500'
    113001553860553861553858553863553864553865553866553862
    2/0Reel: 1000'/2500'/5000'
    Spool: 500'
    113019553871553872553870553873553874553876553877552070
    3/0Reel: 1000'/2500'/5000'
    Spool: 500'
    113027553881553882553880553885553886553887553888553884
    4/0Reel: 1000'/2500'/5000'
    Spool: 500'
    113035553078553079553077553080553082553083553084552071
    250Reel: 1000'/2500'/5000'
    Spool: 500'
    113043553893553894553892553896553897553898553899553895
    300Spool: 500'113050561129561130561131584039
    350Reel: 1000'/2500'
    113068553903553904553902553906553907553908553910553905
    400Reel: 1000'/2500'
    Spool: 500'
    113076561701561702561132561111561112561113561703558666
    500Reel: 1000'/2500'
    Spool: 500'
    113084550369550261553071550260550262550259553074553072
    600Reel: 1000'/2500'
    Spool: 500'
    113092553914553915553913553918553919553920553921553916
    700N/A586272
    750Reel: 2500'113100553927553930553926553930553931553932553934553929
    1000N/A113134

    Revision: 1.000.012

    Updated On: Sept. 24, 2023, 2:56 p.m. UTC