SPEC 45352

4/C CU 600V XLPE XHHW-2 ARMOR-X PVC Power Cable With Ground

Type MC-HL Power Cable 600Volt Four Conductor Copper, Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) insulation XHHW-2 Continuous Corrugated Welded Armor (Armor-X), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket with 3 Bare CU Ground

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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) Type XHHW-2
  3. Grounding Conductor:Class B compressed stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8
  4. Filler:Paper filler (cable size 8 & 6 uses Polypropylene filler)
  5. Binder:Polypropylene tape
  6. Armor:Continuous Corrugated Welded Armor (Armor-X)
  7. Overall Jacket:Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket

Applications and Features:

Southwire’s 600 Volt Type MC-HL Armor-X® 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, 250°C for short circuit conditions, and -50°C for cold bend. For uses in Class I, II, and III, Division 1 and 2 hazardous locations per NEC Article 501, 502, and 503. Suitable for VFD application.

Specifications:

  • ASTM B3 Standard Specification for Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B8 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • UL 44 Thermoset-Insulated Wires and Cables
  • UL 1309 Marine Shipboard Cable
  • UL 1569 Metal-Clad 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 Vertical Tray Flame Test (70,000 Btu/hr) and ICEA T-29-520 - (210,000 Btu/hr)
  • ABS Listed as CWCMC
  • Sample Print Legend:

    SOUTHWIRE EXXXXX #P# ARMOR-X (UL) [#AWG Or #kcmil] CU XHHW-2 XLPE/PVC 600V Type MC-HL For CT USE SUN. RES. For DIRECT BURIAL FT4 [-50°C] YEAR (NESC) [SEQUENTIAL FEET MARKS]
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeDiameter Over ConductorInsul. ThicknessDiameter Over InsulationGroundDiameter Over ArmorJacket ThicknessApprox. ODCopper WeightApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilinchmilinchNo. x AWGinchmilinchlb/1000ftlb/1000ft
    89052780.139450.2291 x 100.790500.890244486
    89052860.174450.2641 x 80.880500.980389668
    89052940.221450.3111 x 81.020501.120582923
    89053020.277450.3671 x 61.220501.3209251366
    8905311/00.360550.4701 x 61.470501.57014132049
    8905322/00.404550.5141 x 61.540601.66017572479
    8905334/00.510550.6201 x 41.845601.96527943697
    8905342500.558650.6881 x 42.040602.16032734310
    8905353500.661650.7911 x 32.290752.44046135899
    8905365000.789650.9191 x 22.670752.82064838024
    8905377500.968801.1281 x 13.220853.390974711847

    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
    89052786.25280.6520.8150.0363754324044
    89052866.98400.4110.5140.0345966445260
    89052947.813360.2580.3230.0339491566876
    89053029.221240.1620.2030.031150897692104
    8905311/011.033790.1020.1280.03124011100120136
    8905322/011.642590.0810.1010.03030264116140156
    8905334/013.867710.0510.0640.02948114156184208
    89053425015.180000.0430.0540.03056845172204232
    89053535017.1112000.0310.0390.02979583208248280
    89053650019.7160000.0220.0270.028113690256304344
    89053775023.7240000.0140.0190.028170535320380428