SPEC 45441

VFD 600/1000 Volt with Signal Pair Flexible Cable

Type TC-ER Variable Frequency Drive Cable 600 Volt Tinned Copper Conductors, Cross Linked Insulation Type RHH/RHW-2 With Shielded Pair Thermoplastic Polyethylene Jacket, 90°C Dry or Wet -40°C Cold Impact Identification Method 4. 1000 Volt Flexible Motor Supply



  1. Conductor:Class K, Flexible stranded tinned annealed copper per ASTM B3, B172, and B174
  2. Insulation:Cross linked insulation on all conductors. Type RHH/RHW-2 on 14 awg and larger.
  3. Ground:One green ground with yellow stripe cross linked insulation. Size equal to phase conductor
  4. Drain Wire:Tinned copper
  5. Pair:Twisted pair shielded drain - Color code: Black, White
  6. Overall Shielding:100% coverage aluminum/mylar/aluminum foil, overall 85% coverage tinned copper braid
  7. Jacket:Black Thermoplastic Elastomer TPE

Applications and Features:

Power supply cable for VFDs and motors, suitable for cable tray, conduit, raceways, exposed run (TC-ER) and machine tool wiring conforming to NFPA 79 2018. Suitable for free air and direct burial. For use on operation processes including fans, pumps, conveyors, compressors, elevators and lifts, extruders, crushers and presses. Can be used in accordance with NEC® Articles 336, 501 and 502. The additional shielded pair can be used for signal, temperature sensors or brake.


  • ASTM B33 Standard Specification for Tin-Coated Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B172 Standard Specification for Rope-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors Having Bunch-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • ASTM B174 Standard Specification for Bunch-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • UL 44 Thermoset-Insulated Wires and Cables
  • UL 758 Standard for Appliance Wiring Material Style 20886
  • UL 1277 Electrical Power and Control Tray Cables
  • UL 2277 Flexible Motor Supply Cable and Wind Turbine Tray Cable
  • CSA C22.2 No. 210 Appliance wiring material products I/II A/B
  • CSA C22.2 No.230 Tray Cables - Rated TC-ER
  • CSA C22.2 No. 239 Control and instrumentation cables
  • CE/RoHS-2 – The CE Marking has been applied solely to express the conformance to the material restrictions identified in the RoHS-2 (2011/65/EU) Directive
  • NFPA 79 Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery
  • Sample Print Legend:

    Southwire XXAWG (XXmm2) XX/C VFD RHH/RHW-2 CDRS PLUS 16 AWG 1 PR TYPE TC-ER EXXXXX (UL) 600V 90°C DRY 90°C WET SUN RES OIL RES I/II DIR BUR -40°C OR WTTC 1000V OR AWM 20886 105°C 1000V OR Flexible Motor Supply Cable 1000V -- LLXXXXXX CSA CIC/TC FT4 OR AWM I/II A/B 1000V 105C FT4 -40°C -- CE RoHS-2 Made in USA
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeCond. NumberCond. StrandsInsul. ThicknessGroundJacket ThicknessApprox. ODApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilConductorsNo.milNo. x AWGmilinchlb/1000ft
    64624116326461 x 16620.604199
    64624214341461 x 14620.689242
    64624312365461 x 12620.719308
    646244103105461 x 10620.773370
    67715684168621 x 8821.034654
    67715864266621 x 6821.099829

    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. SizeCond. NumberMin Bending RadiusAllowable Ampacity At 75°CAllowable Ampacity At 90°C