SPEC 45258

4/C CU 600 or 1000 V XLPE XHHW-2 PVC Jacket Power Cable With Ground. Silicone Free

Type TC-ER Power Cable 600 or 1000 Volt Three Conductor Copper, Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) insulation XHHW-2 Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket with 1 Bare CU Ground. Silicone Free. VW-1 Rated.

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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 (cable size 8 & 6 has insulated green ground)
  4. Filler:Paper filler (cable size 8 & 6 uses Polypropylene filler)
  5. Binder:Polyester flat thread binder tape for cable sizes larger than 2 AWG
  6. Overall Jacket:Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket

Applications and Features:

Southwire’s 600 or 1000 Volt Type TC-ER 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. Constructions with 3 or more conductors are listed for exposed runs (TC-ER) per NEC 336.10. Silicone Free. VW-1 Rated

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 1277 Electrical Power and Control Tray Cables
  • UL 1685 FT4 Vertical-Tray Fire Propagation and Smoke Release Test
  • ICEA S-58-679 Control Cable Conductor Identification Method 3 (1-BLACK, 2-RED, 3-BLUE)
  • 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)
  • Sample Print Legend:

    SOUTHWIRE{R} {UL} SIZE AWG (XXX{mm2}) CU 4/C TYPE TC-ER XHHW-2 CDRS GW AWG CU 90{D}C JACKET SUNLIGHT RESISTANT DIRECT BURIAL 600V or 1000V {NOM}-ANCE {YYYY}
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeStrand CountDiameter Over ConductorInsul. ThicknessDiameter Over InsulationGroundJacket ThicknessApprox. ODCopper WeightApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo. of StrandsinchmilinchNo. x AWGmilinchlb/1000ftlb/1000ft
    554303270.277450.3671 x 6801.0479101189
    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances
    ◊ Cable marked with this symbol is a standard stock item
    ^ Method 4 color code (black with numbers printed)
    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
    55430325.221240.1620.2030.031150897692104
    † 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) and adjusted to 80% per Table 310.15(B)(3)(a) for More Than Three Current-Carrying Conductors.

    Revision: 3.0.00C