SPEC 45410

1/C AL 2000V XLPE RHH/RHW-2 Power Cable 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: Cross-linked Polyethylene (XLPE)

Applications and Features:

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, oil resistant PRI and PRII, 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
  • VW-1 Vertical-Wire Flame Test (Optional)
  • AA 8176 Stranded Aluminum Alloy Conductors
  • Sample Print Legend:

    SOUTHWIRE E316464 MASTER-DESIGN {UL} PV WIRE XXX KCMIL (XXX.XXX{mm2}) COMPACT AL. --- AlumaFlex{R} AA8176 2000V 90{D}C WET OR DRY -40{D}C SUN RES DIRECT BURIAL OR RHH-RHW-2 2000V --- RoHS {MMM/DD/YYYY} {SEQUENTIAL FOOTAGE MARKS} SEQ FEET
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeStrand CountDiameter Over ConductorInsul. ThicknessApprox. ODAluminum WeightApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo. of Strandsinchmilinchlb/1000ftlb/1000ft
    585843670.169850.3392555
    586673470.213850.3833975
    586672280.268850.43863104
    619879180.2991050.50979138
    5912561/0100.3361050.546100164
    5836732/0120.3761050.586125196
    5771003/0160.4231050.633158235
    5836784/0190.4751050.685199284
    577101250220.521200.76236342
    584290300350.571200.81283398
    582174350350.6161200.856330452
    584291400350.6591200.899377507
    616501500350.7361200.976471614
    585499600580.8131351.100572751
    586013750580.9081351.178707902
    6413871000581.061351.339421166
    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
    58584361.41570.6610.8480.038405055
    58667341.52500.4160.5330.035556575
    58667221.830000.2660.3340.3337590100
    619879123980.2070.2650.03485100115
    5912561/02.26340.1640.2110.033100120135
    5836732/02.37990.130.1670.032115135150
    5771003/02.510070.1030.1320.031130155175
    5836784/02.712700.0820.1050.03150180205
    577101250315000.06940.0890.03170205230
    5842903003.218000.05780.0750.03195230260
    5821743503.421000.04950.0640.029210250280
    5842914003.624000.04340.0560.029225270305
    6165015003.930000.03470.0450.028260310350
    5854996005.536000.02890.0380.028285340385
    5860137505.945000.02310.0310.028320385435
    64138710006.760000.01730.0240.027375445500
    † 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.

    Stock Codes and Colors

    SizeBLKBRNORGYLWWHTREDGRN
    #1619879TBATBATBATBATBA589051
    3/0577100TBATBATBA577843TBATBA
    4/0583678TBATBATBA597698TBATBA
    250Kcmil577101TBATBATBA577844TBATBA
    300Kcmil584290TBATBATBA589170TBATBA
    350Kcmil582174TBATBATBA597996TBATBA
    500Kcmil582267TBATBATBA586671588797TBA
    600Kcmil585499TBATBATBA591247588799TBA
    750Kcmil586013TBATBATBA589375592619TBA
    1000Kcmil641387580010580011580012641386TBATBA

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