SPEC 45001

1/C CU 600 or 1000V XLPE-SIM XHHW-2 Power Cable. CT Rated 1/0 and Larger

Power Cable 600 or 1000 Volt Single Conductor Copper, Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) with Simpull technology insulation XHHW-2. FT4/IEEE 1202 350kcmil and larger.

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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) with Simpull technology Type XHHW-2

Applications and Features:

Southwire’s 600 or 1000 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. FT4/IEEE 1202 on 350kcmil and larger.

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 2556 Standard for Safety Wire and Cable Test Methods
  • 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
  • CT USE Sizes 1/0 AWG and Larger
  • IEEE 1202 Flame Test (70,000 BTU/hr) 350kcmil and Larger
  • Sample Print Legend:

    {SQFTG} SOUTHWIRE{R} SIMpull XHHW-2{R} E30117 MASTER-DESIGN {UL} XXX AWG(XXX{mm2}) CU TYPE XHHW-2 SUN. RES. FOR CT USE GASOLINE AND OIL RESISTANT II 600V/1000V {NOM}-ANCE LS
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeStrand CountDiameter Over ConductorInsul. ThicknessApprox. ODCopper WeightApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo. of Strandsinchmilinchlb/1000ftlb/1000ft
    113068350370.661650.79110811151
    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 Reactance @ 60HzShield Short Circuit Current 6 CyclesAllowable Ampacity At 60°C†Allowable Ampacity At 75°C†Allowable Ampacity At 90°C†
    AWG/KcmilinchlbΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftAmpAmpAmpAmp
    1130683503.228000.0310.0400.02679583260310350
    † Ampacities are based on Table 310.15 (B)(16) of the NEC, 2017 Edition. Ampacities of insulated conductors rated up to and including 2000 Volts, based on ambient temperature of 30°C (86°F)

    Revision: 3.0.00C