SPEC 45005

1/C CU 600V EPR RHH/RHW-2 CPE Power Cable Royal Guard ®

Power Cable 600Volt Single Conductor Copper, Ethylene Propylene Rubber (EPR) insulation RHH/RHW-2 Cross-Linked/Thermoset Chlorinated Polyethylene (CPE) Jacket

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Construction:

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

Applications and Features:

Southwire’s 600 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. For uses in Class I, II, and III, Division 2 hazardous locations per NEC Article 501 and 502.

Specifications:

  • 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 1581 Electrical Wires, Cables and Flexible Cords
  • UL 1685 FT4 Vertical-Tray Fire Propagation and Smoke Release Test
  • 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
  • IEEE 1202 FT4 Flame Test (70,000) BTU/hr Vertical Tray Test
  • VW-1 (Vertical-Wire) Flame Test
  • Sample Print Legend:

    SOUTHWIRE EXXXXX #P# (UL) [#AWG Or #kcmil] CU RHH/RHW-2 EPR/CPE 600V For CT USE SUN. RES. For DIRECT BURIAL FT4 VW-1YEAR (NESC) [SEQUENTIAL FEET MARKS]
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeDiameter Over ConductorInsul. ThicknessDiameter Over InsulationJacket ThicknessApprox. ODCopper WeightApprox. Weight
    AWG/Kcmilinchmilinchmilinchlb/1000ftlb/1000ft
    5954216000.893901.05751.2018532152

    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 RadiusMax Pull TensionDC Resistance @ 25°CAC Resistance @ 90°CInductive ReactanceShort Circuit Current 6 CyclesAllowable Ampacity At 60°CAllowable Ampacity At 75°CAllowable Ampacity At 90°C
    AWG/KcmilinchlbΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftAmpAmpAmpAmp
    595421600648000.0180.0240.026136428350420475