SPEC 45442

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

Reduced Diameter Type TC-ER Variable Frequency Drive Cable 600 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 (TC-ER) and machine tool wiring 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 Standard for Appliance Wiring Material Style 20886
  • UL 1063 Machine Tool Wiring (MTW)
  • UL 1277 Electrical Power and Control Tray Cables
  • UL 2277 Flexible Motor Supply Cable and Wind Turbine Tray Cable
  • CSA C22.2 No. 210 Appliance wiring material products I/II A/B
  • 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} 600V 90C DRY 90C WET SUN RES OIL RES 1/11 DIR BUR -40C OR WTTC 1000V OR {RU} AWM 20886 105C 1000V OR FLEXIBLE MOTOR SUPPLY CABLE 1000V --LL90458 {CSA} CIC/TC FT4 OR AWM 1/11 A/8 105C 1OOOV -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