SPEC 45410

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

Single Conductor Photovoltaic (Type PV) Power Cable 2000 Volt Aluminum Conductor XLPE Insulation. Sizes 6AWG through 1000 kcmil. Heat, Moisture, and Sunlight Resistant RoHS. 90°C

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:AlumaFlex® Compact Stranded Aluminum Alloy (AA-8176)
  2. Insulation: Cross-linked Polyethylene (XLPE)

Applications and Features:

The cable is available in sizes 6 AWG through 1000 kcmil. The product is approved for use in solar power applications per the NEC article 690 and is rated 90°C for exposed or concealed wiring in wet or dry locations. Individual conductors are stranded aluminum alloy covered with a cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) insulation and is rated for direct burial. The cable is sunlight resistant, oil resistant PRI and PRII, RoHS compliant, passes -40°C cold bend.

Specifications:

  • ASTM B836 Compact Rounded Stranded Aluminum Conductors
  • UL 44 Thermoset-Insulated Wires and Cables
  • UL 854 Service Entrance Cable
  • 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)
  • AA 8176 Stranded Aluminum Alloy Conductors
  • Sample Print Legend:

    SOUTHWIRE E316464 {UL} PV WIRE XXX KCMIL (XXX.XXX{mm2}) COMPACT AL. --- AlumaFlex® AA8176 2000V 90°C WET OR DRY -40°C SUN RES DIRECT BURIAL OR RHH-RHW-2 2000V --- RoHS {MMM/DD/YYYY} {SEQUENTIAL FOOTAGE MARKS} SEQ FEET
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Cond. SizeCond. NumberStrand CountDiameter Over ConductorInsul. ThicknessApprox. ODAluminum WeightApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo. of Strandsinchmilinchlb/1000ftlb/1000ft
    2160.268850.43862104
    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
    211.83980.2670.3210.04590100
    * 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 center-to-center.

    Stock Codes and Colors

    SizeBlackBrownOrangeYellowWhiteRedGreen
    AWG/KcmilBlackBrownOrangeYellowWhiteRedGreen
    6585843
    4586673
    2586672589171
    1619879589051
    1/0591256591241
    2/0583673
    3/0577100669515669516669517577843669518
    4/0583678597698607400591242
    250577101577844668535
    300584290589170675225
    350582174597996592618
    400584291596689652801
    500582267591243591244591245586671588797591246
    600585499591247588799
    750586013589375592619
    1000641387641386

    Revision: 1.000.005

    Updated On: July 3, 2024, 10:13 p.m. UTC