SPEC 45501

CU 2000V EPR Insulation Thermoset CPE-TS Jacket. RHH/RHW-2

Power Cable 2000 Volt Single Conductor Copper, Ethylene Propylene Rubber (EPR) insulation RHH/RHW-2 Thermoset Chlorinated Polyethylene (CPE-TS) Jacket

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:Class B compressed stranded bare or tinned copper per ASTM B3, ASTM B8, ASTM B33
  2. Binder Tape:Mylar Tape
  3. Insulation:Ethylene Propylene Rubber (EPR) Type RHH/RHW-2
  4. Overall Jacket:Cross-linked/Thermoset Chlorinated Polyethylene (CPE-TS) Jacket

Applications and Features:

Southwire’s 2000 Volt power cables are suited for use in wet and dry areas, conduits, ducts, troughs, trays, 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. For uses in Class I, II, and III, Division 2 hazardous locations per NEC Article 501 and 502.

Specifications:

  • ASTM B3 Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B8 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • ASTM B33 Standard Specification for Tin-Coated Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • UL 44 Thermoset-Insulated Wires and Cables
  • UL 1685 Vertical-Tray Fire Propagation and Smoke Release Test
  • ICEA S-95-658 (NEMA WC70) Power Cables Rated 2000 Volts or Less for the Distribution of Electrical Energy
  • CT USE Sizes 1/0 AWG and Larger
  • Sample Print Legend:

    {SQFTG} SOUTHWIRE {UL} XXXX KCMIL CU TYPE RHH OR RHW-2 XX MILS EPR XX MILS THERMOSET CPE FOR CT USE SUN RESISTANT 2000 VOLT CABLE
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Cond. SizeCond. NumberStrand CountDiameter Over ConductorMin. Avg. Insul. ThicknessJacket ThicknessApprox. ODCopper WeightApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo. of Strandsinchmilmilinchlb/1000ftlb/1000ft
    4/01190.51265450.732653764
    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. 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
    4/012.916920.0510.0620.041230260
    * 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.

    Revision: 1.000.004

    Updated On: Jan. 24, 2024, 6:19 p.m. UTC