SPEC 45268

AL 600V PVC-Nylon Insulation PVC Jacket THHN/THWN-2. CT Rated - Sunlight Resistant - For Direct Burial - Silicone Free

Type TC-ER Power Cable 600Volt Four Conductor Aluminum, Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) with nylon layer insulation THHN Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket with 1 Bare AL Ground

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:Class B compact stranded 8000 Series aluminum per ASTM B800 and ASTM B836
  2. Insulation:Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) with nylon layer Type THHN/THWN
  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 75°C in wet locations and 90°C in dry locations, 105°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.

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 83 Thermoplastic Insulated Wires and Cables
  • UL 1277 Electrical Power and Control Tray Cables
  • UL 1685 FT4 Vertical-Tray Fire Propagation and Smoke Release Test
  • 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-58-679 Control Cable Conductor Identification Method 4
  • ICEA S-95-658 (NEMA WC70) Power Cables Rated 2000 Volts or Less for the Distribution of Electrical Energy
  • Sample Print Legend:

    {SQFTG} SOUTHWIRE® {UL} 3/0 AWG AL 4 CDRS TYPE TC-ER THHN OR THWN-2 CDRS AL GW 1 X 4 AWG 90°C JACKET SUNLIGHT RESISTANT DIRECT BURIAL 600 VOLTS {YYYY}
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Cond. SizeCond. NumberStrand CountDiameter Over ConductorInsul. ThicknessGroundJacket ThicknessApprox. ODAluminum WeightApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo. of StrandsinchmilNo. x AWGmilinchlb/1000ftlb/1000ft
    2504370.520701 x 21101.81910091651
    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 75°CAllowable Ampacity At 90°C
    AWG/KcmilinchlbΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftAmpAmp
    25049.148000.0710.0860.041164184
    * 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: 1.000.003

    Updated On: Jan. 24, 2024, 6:13 p.m. UTC