SPEC 45440

Variable Frequency Drive VFD 600/1000 Volt Flexible Cable

Type TC-ER Variable Frequency Drive Cable 600/1000 Volt Tinned Copper Conductors, Cross Linked Insulation Type RHH/RHW-2 Thermoplastic Elastomer Jacket, 90°C Dry or Wet -40°C Cold Impact Identification Method 4. 1000 Volt Flexible Motor Supply

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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 RHH/RHW-2 on #14 awg and larger
  3. Ground:Green Ground with Yellow Stripe. Size equal to phase conductor
  4. Drain Wire:Tinned copper. Drain wire size is two gauges smaller than phase size
  5. Shielding:100% coverage aluminum/mylar/aluminum foil, overall 85% coverage tinned copper braid
  6. Jacket:Black Thermoplastic elastomer 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. For use on operation processes including fans, pumps, conveyors, compressors, elevators & lifts, extruders, crushers and presses. Can be used in accordance with NEC®Articles 336, 501 and 502.

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 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 XXAWG (XXmm2) XX/C VFD RHH/RHW-2 CDRS TYPE TC-ER EXXXXX (UL) 600V 90°C DRY 90°C WET SUN RES OIL RES I/II DIR BUR -40°C OR WTTC 1000V OR AWM 20886 105°C 1000V OR Flexible Motor Supply Cable 1000V -- LLXXXXXX CSA CIC/TC FT4 OR AWM I/II A/B 1000V 105C FT4 -40°C -- CE RoHS-2 Made in USA
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeStrand CountInsul. ThicknessGroundJacket ThicknessApprox. ODCopper WeightApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo. of StrandsmilNo. x AWGmilinchlb/1000ftlb/1000ft
    6434742651601 x 2801.2301486
    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
    643474214115130
    † 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