SPEC 45404

1/C AL 2000V XLPE RHH/RHW-2 Power Cable RED SSRTM Type PV

Single Conductor Photovoltaic (Type PV) Power Cable 2000 Volt Aluminum Conductor XLPE Insulation. Sizes 6AWG through 1000 kcmil. Heat, Moisture, and Sunlight Resistant RoHS. 90°C

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:AlumaFlex® Compact Stranded Aluminum Alloy (AA-8176)
  2. Insulation:Southwire’s Super Sunlight Resistant (SSRTM) Cross-linked Polyethylene (XLPE)

Applications and Features:

Southwire’s new Super Sunlight Resistant – SSR Type PV cables are leading the industry with features such as enhanced UV stability, color permanence and aged physical properties, providing you with the most reliable solutions for your PV wiring systems. The cable is available in sizes 6 AWG through 1000 kcmil. The product is approved for use in solar power applications per the NEC article 690 and is rated 90°C for exposed or concealed wiring in wet or dry locations. Individual conductors are stranded aluminum alloy covered with a cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) insulation and is rated for direct burial. The cable is sunlight resistant, RoHS compliant, passes -40°C cold bend.

Specifications:

  • ASTM B836 Compact Rounded Stranded Aluminum Conductors
  • UL 44 Thermoset-Insulated Wires and Cables
  • UL 854 Service Entrance Cable
  • UL 4703 Standard for Photovoltaic Wire
  • AA 8176 Stranded Aluminum Alloy Conductors
  • Sample Print Legend:

    SOUTHWIRE SSRTM E316464 (UL) PV WIRE XX AWG (XX.X mm2) COMPACT AL.— ALUMAFLEX® AA8176 2000V 90°C WET OR DRY (-40 ?C) SUN RES DIRECT BURIAL OR RHH-RHW-2 2000V — RoHS
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeStrand CountDiameter Over ConductorInsul. ThicknessApprox. ODAluminum WeightApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo. of Strandsinchmilinchlb/1000ftlb/1000ft
    641819300350.571200.81283398
    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances
    ◊ Cable marked with this symbol is a standard stock item
    † Ampacities are based on Table 310.16 of the NEC 2020 Edition. Ampacities of insulated conductors rated up to and including 2000 Volts with not more than three current-carrying conductors in raceway, cable or direct buried based on ambient temperature of 30ºC (86ºF).
    Table 2 – Electrical and Engineering Data
    Stock NumberCond. SizeMin Bending RadiusMax Pull TensionDC Resistance @ 25°CAC Resistance @ 90°CInductive Reactance @ 60HzAllowable Ampacity At 60°C†Allowable Ampacity At 75°C†Allowable Ampacity At 90°C†
    AWG/KcmilinchlbΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftAmpAmpAmp
    6418193003.218000.05780.0750.03195230260
    † Ampacities are based on Table 310.16 of the NEC 2020 Edition. Ampacities of insulated conductors rated up to and including 2000 Volts with not more than three current-carrying conductors in raceway, cable or direct buried based on ambient temperature of 30ºC (86ºF).
    MBR is based on an operating voltage of less than or equal to 1000 volts. MBR for operating voltages above 1000 Volt is 8 X OD per NEC 300.34.

    Revision: 3.0.00M