500-37 CU 3/C 65 MILS XHHW-2 3X1 CU GW AIA PVC 600V

SKU: 55259899
Type MC Power Cable 600Volt Three Conductor Copper, Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) insulation XHHW-2 Three Bare CU 50% Ground Aluminum Interlocked Armor (AIA), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket with. Silicone Free.
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Application

Southwire’s 600 Volt Type MC 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 op- erating 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. For uses in Class I, II, and III, Division 2 hazardous locations per NEC Article 501 and 502. The ground is sized to 50% of the phase conductor with three separate bare grounds one in each interstecie between condutors. Silicone Free.

Specifications

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Stock # 55259899 55259899
No. of Conductors 3 3
Size (AWG or kcmil) 500 KCMIL 500 KCMIL
No. of Strands 37 37
Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) 65 1.65 mils mm
Nom. OD (mils) (mm) 2423 61.55 mils mm
Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) 6625 9858 lbs/1000' kgs/km

Standards & References

  • 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 1569 Metal-Clad Cables
  • UL 1685 FT4 Vertical-Tray Fire Propagation and Smoke Release Test
  • ICEA S-58-679 Control Cable Conductor Identification Method 3 (1-BLACK, 2-RED, 3-BLUE)
  • ICEA S-95-658 (NEMA WC70) Power Cables Rated 2000 Volts or Less for the Distribution of Electrical Energy
  • IEEE 1202 FT4 Flame Test (70,000) BTU/hr Vertical Tray Test

Construction

  • Conductor:Class B compressed stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8
  • Insulation:Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) Type XHHW-2
  • Grounding Conductor:Three separate Ground Wires with a combined circular mil of 50% of the phase condutor. Stranded class B compressed per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8
  • Filler:Paper filler (cable size 8 & 6 uses Polypropylene filler)
  • Binder:Polypropylene tape
  • Armor:Aluminum Interlocked Armor (AIA)
  • Overall Jacket:Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket

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