SPEC 85032

Multi-Conductor CU 600 V FR-XLPE LCT Shielded Thermoplastic CPE-TP Jacket Power Cable Color Method 1 Table 2

Control Cable 600 Volt Copper Conductors, Flame Retardant Cross Linked Polyethylene (FR-XLPE) Insulation Shielded Thermoplastic Chlorinated Polyethylene Chloride (CPE-TP) Jacket, Power Cable Conductor Identification Method 1 Table 2. Silicone Free

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:7 strands class B compressed bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8
  2. Insulation:Flame Retardant Cross Linked Polyethylene (FR-XLPE)
  3. Filler:Polypropylene filler on cables with 5 or less conductors
  4. Binder:Polyester flat thread binder tape applied for cables with more than 5 conductors
  5. Shield:5 mils copper Longitudinally-Applied Corrugated Tape (LCT) shield
  6. Rip Cord:Rip cord for ease of jacket removal
  7. Overall Jacket:Thermoplastic Chlorinated Polyethylene Chloride (CPE-TP)

Applications and Features:

Southwire’s 600 Volt power cables are suited for use in wet and dry areas, conduits, ducts, troughs, trays, direct burial, aerial supported by a messenger, and where superior electrical properties are desired. These cables are capable of operating continuously at the conductor temperature not in excess of 90°C for normal operation in wet and dry locations, 130°C for emergency overload, and 250°C for short circuit conditions. UL rated construction can be used in Class I, II, and III, Division 2 hazardous locations per NEC Article 501 and 502. UL rated constructions with 3 or more conductors are listed for exposed runs (TC-ER) per NEC 336.10.

Specifications:

  • ASTM B3 Standard Specification for Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B8 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • UL 44 Thermoset-Insulated Wires and Cables
  • UL 1277 Electrical Power and Control Tray Cables
  • UL 1685 FT4 Vertical-Tray Fire Propagation and Smoke Release Test
  • ICEA S-58-679 Control Cable Conductor Identification Method 1 Table 2
  • ICEA S-73-532 Standard for Control, Thermocouple Extension and Instrumentation Cables
  • ICEA S-95-658 (NEMA WC70) Power Cables Rated 2000 Volts or Less for the Distribution of Electrical Energy
  • Sample Print Legend:

    UL Listed
    SOUTHWIRE E75755 {UL} XX AWG X/C FR-XLPE XHHW-2 TYPE TC-ER CDRS 90C CPE JKT SHIELDED 600V SUN RES YEAR {SEQUENTIAL FOOTAGE MARKS} SEQ FEET

    Non UL Listed
    SOUTHWIRE XX AWG X/C FR-XLPE CDRS 90C CPE JKT SHIELDED 600V SUN. RES. DIRECT BURIAL YEAR SEQUENTIAL FOOTAGE MARKS SEQ FEET

    Table 1 – Physical and Electrical Data
    Stock NumberCond. SizeCond. NumberCond. StrandsDiameter Over Cond.Insul. ThicknessDiameter Over InsulationJacket ThicknessApprox. ODApprox. WeightDC Resistance @ 25°CAC Resistance @ 90°CMin Bending RadiusAllowable Ampacity At 60°C *Allowable Ampacity 75°C *Allowable Ampacity 90°C *
    AWGNo.strandsinchmilinchmilinchlb/1000ftΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftinchAmpAmpAmp
    6229964270.221450.315800.8945250.2530.33610.7708595
    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 310.15 (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)
    ^ UL Listed part number

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