SPEC 45252

3/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

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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.

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 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)
  • Sample Print Legend:

    SOUTHWIRE {R} {UL} AWG CU 3 CDRS TYPE TC-ER XHHW-2 CDRS GW 1 X AWG 90{D}C JACKET SUNLIGHT RESISTANT DIRECT BURIAL 600V or 1000V {YYYY} {SEQUENTIAL FOOTAGE MARKS} SEQ FEET
    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
    480590870.139450.2291 x 10600.615187307
    480608670.174450.2641 x 8600.691297444
    480616470.221450.3111 x 8600.791442607
    480624270.277450.3671 x 6800.953703941
    4806321190.321550.4311 x 6801.0918651159
    4806401/0190.360550.4701 x 6801.17510691397
    4806572/0190.404550.5141 x 6801.27013271693
    4806653/0190.454550.5641 x 4801.37817002112
    4806734/0190.510550.6201 x 4801.49921102575
    480681250370.558650.6881 x 4801.64624693012
    480699300370.611650.7411 x 31101.82129713667
    480707350370.661650.7911 x 31101.92934404196
    480723500370.789650.9191 x 21102.20548855799
    583697500370.789650.9191 x 2/01102.26249676065
    593173600610.866801.0261 x 3/0802.43661317303
    890388600610.866801.0261 x 21102.43658226911
    554410750610.968801.1281 x 11102.65672788510
    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
    48059082.53960.6520.8150.0333754405055
    48060862.86300.4110.5140.0315966556575
    48061643.210020.2580.3230.0309491708595
    48062423.815930.1620.2030.0281508995115130
    48063215.520090.1290.1620.02819029110130145
    4806401/05.925340.1020.1280.02824011125150170
    4806572/06.431940.0810.1020.02730264145175195
    4806653/06.940270.0640.0810.02738154165200225
    4806734/07.550780.0510.0640.02648114195230260
    4806812508.260000.0430.0550.02756845215255290
    4806993009.172000.0360.0460.02668214240285320
    4807073509.684000.0310.0400.02679583260310350
    48072350013.2120000.0220.0290.025113690320380430
    58369750013.5120000.0220.0290.025113690320380430
    59317360014.6144000.0180.0240.026136428350420475
    89038860014.6144000.0180.0240.026136428350420475
    55441075015.9180000.0140.0200.025170535400475535
    † 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