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
  • AA 8176 Stranded Aluminum Alloy Conductors
  • Sample Print Legend:

    SOUTHWIRE E316464 {UL} PV WIRE XX COMPACT AL. — AlumaFlex {TM} AA8176 2000V 90{D}C WET OR DRY (-40{D}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
    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
    582267500350.7361200.976471614
    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
    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
    58584362.711570.6610.8480.0386016405055
    58667343.062500.4160.5330.0359569556575
    58667223.530000.2660.3340.333152137590100
    61987914.073980.2070.2650.0341918685100115
    5912561/04.376340.1640.2110.03324209100120135
    5836732/04.697990.130.1670.03230513115135150
    5771003/05.0610070.1030.1320.03138468130155175
    5836784/05.4812700.0820.1050.0348509150180205
    5771012506.0815000.06940.0890.0357313170205230
    5842903006.4818000.05780.0750.0368775195230260
    5821743506.8521000.04950.0640.02980238210250280
    5842914007.1924000.04340.0560.02991700225270305
    5822675007.8130000.03470.0450.028114625260310350
    5854996008.6636000.02890.0380.028137550285340385
    5860137509.4245000.02310.0310.028171938320385435
    641387100010.6460000.01730.0240.027229250375445500
    † 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)

    Stock Codes and Colors

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

    Revision: 3.0.00M