SPEC 45443

Variable Frequency Drive VFD 1000 Volt Symmetrical Flexible Cable with 3 Grounds

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:Three bare grounds laid in phase conductor interstices.
  4. Filler:Filler as needed to make round.
  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 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 3/C VFD XHHW-2 CDRS E75755 MASTER-DESIGN {UL} 600V 90C DRY 90C WET SUN RES OIL RES I/II DIR BUR -40C OR WTTC 1000V OR FLEXIBLE MOTOR SUPPLY CABLE 1000V --LL90458 {CSA} CIC/TC 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 CountDiameter Over ConductorInsul. ThicknessDiameter Over InsulationGroundJacket ThicknessApprox. ODApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo. of StrandsinchmilinchNo. x AWGmilinchlb/1000ft
    TBA16260.056300.1183 x 18450.62110
    TBA14410.071300.1333 x 18450.66145
    TBA12650.090300.1523 x 16450.69190
    TBA101050.117300.1813 x 14600.79290
    TBA81680.162450.2583 x 14800.99420
    TBA62660.190450.2863 x 12801.05570
    TBA44200.235450.3313 x 12801.15770
    TBA26510.300450.3963 x 10801.291100
    TBA18360.340550.4363 x 10801.381500
    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°CAllowable Ampacity At 75°C†Allowable Ampacity At 90°C†
    AWG/KcmilinchlbΩ/1000ftAmpAmp
    TBA165.0624.491010
    TBA145.3982.811515
    TBA125.61571.802020
    TBA106.32491.143030
    TBA88.03960.715055
    TBA68.56300.456575
    TBA49.210020.288595
    TBA210.415930.18115130
    TBA111.120080.14130145
    † 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)

    Additional Infromation

    Cable SizeMax Motor SizeDia Over Shield
    (AWG/Kcmil)230V
    (HP)
    460V
    (HP)
    475V
    (HP)
    (mils)
    16-550.535
    1457.5100.567
    12510100.608
    107.515200.671
    87.530300.837
    61540500.898
    42050600.995
    23060751.135
    140751001.22

    Revision: 3.0.00M