SPEC 45442

Variable Frequency Drive VFD 600/1000 Volt Reduced Diameter Flexible Cable

Reduced Diameter Type TC-ER Variable Frequency Drive Cable 1000 Volt Tinned Copper Conductors, Cross­linked Insulation Type XHHW-2. Thermoplastic Elastomer Jacket. Rated 90C Dry or Wet, -40C Cold Impact, Identification Method 4, 1000 Volt Flexible Motor Supply. CSA CIC/TC FT4 Flame.

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:Class K, Flexible stranded tinned annealed copper per ASTM B3, B172, and B174
  2. Insulation:Cross Linked Insulation XHHW-2 on #14 awg and larger
  3. Ground:One Green Ground with Yellow Stripe. Size equal to phase conductor
  4. Drain Wire:Tinned copper. See Table 1 for Size and Strand.
  5. Shielding:100% coverage aluminum/mylar/aluminum foil, overall 85% coverage tinned copper braid
  6. Jacket:Black Thermoplastic Polyethylene TPE

Applications and Features:

Power supply cable for VFDs and motors, suitable for cable tray, conduit, raceways, exposed run (UL TC-ER) and conforming to NFPA 79 2018. Suitable for free air and direct burial. It's flexible design is ideal or use on operation processes in accordance with he NEC® Articles 336, 501 and 502 including, but not limited to: fans, pumps, conveyors, compressors, elevators and lifts, extruders, crushers and presses, assembly lines, food and beverage, wind energy and data centers. Cable is rated for -40C Cold Bend and Impact. Multiple approvals for multiple applications

Specifications:

  • ASTM B33 Standard Specification for Tin-Coated Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B172 Standard Specification for Rope-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors Having Bunch-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • ASTM B174 Standard Specification for Bunch-Stranded Copper
  • UL 44 Thermoset-Insulated Wires and Cables
  • UL 758 AWM Style 2587 Standard for Appliance Wiring Material
  • UL 1063 Machine Tool Wiring (MTW)
  • UL 1277 Type TC-ER Standard Power and Control Cables (1000V 14AWG and Larger)
  • UL 2277 Flexible Motor Supply Cable and Wind Turbine Tray Cable
  • CSA C22.2 No. 210 Appliance wiring material products I/II A/B (Sizes 16 - 8AWG)
  • CSA C22.2 No.230 Tray Cables - Rated TC-ER
  • CSA C22.2 No. 239 Control and instrumentation cables
  • CE/RoHS-2 – The CE Marking has been applied solely to express the conformance to the material restrictions identified in the RoHS-2 (2011/65/EU) Directive
  • Sample Print Legend:

    SOUTHWIRE{R} 12 AWG 4/C VFD XHHW-2 CDRS TYPE TC-ER E75755 MASTER-DESIGN {UL} 1000V 90C DRY 90C WET SUN RES OIL RES I/II DIR BUR -40C OR WTTC 1000V OR {RU} AWM 2587 OR FLEXIBLE MOTOR SUPPLY CABLE 1000V --LL90458 {CSA} CIC/TC 600V FT4 OR AWM I/II A/B 105C 1000V -40C FT4 -- {CE} ROHS-2 MADE IN USA SEQ FEET
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeStrand CountInsul. ThicknessGroundJacket ThicknessApprox. ODCopper WeightApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo. of StrandsmilNo. x AWGmilinchlb/1000ftlb/1000ft
    6458241626311 x 16470.408112
    6458251441311 x 14470.444145
    6458261265311 x 12470.49195
    64582710105311 x 10620.591291
    6772998168461 x 8620.774480
    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 RadiusAllowable Ampacity At 75°C†Allowable Ampacity At 90°C†
    AWG/KcmilinchAmpAmp
    645824164.91010
    645825145.331515
    645826125.882020
    645827107.093030
    67729989.295055
    † 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: 3.0.00M