3/C CU 600V XLPE XHHW-2 ARMOR-X PVC Power Cable With Ground VFD

Type MC-HL Power Cable 600Volt Three Conductor Copper, Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) insulation XHHW-2 Continuous Corrugated Welded Armor (Armor-X), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket with 3 Bare CU Ground

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Application

Southwire’s 600 Volt Type MC-HL Armor-X® 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, 250°C for short circuit conditions, and -50°C for cold bend. For uses in Class I, II, and III, Division 1 and 2 hazardous locations per NEC Article 501, 502, and 503. Suitable for VFD application.

Specifications

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Conductor Ground Wire
No. of Conductors Size (AWG or kcmil) AWG or kcmil mm2 No. of Strands Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) Size (AWG) No. of Strands Nom. OD (mils) (mm) Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) Allowable Ampacity
550593
3 3
8 AWG 8 AWG
7 7
45 1.14
14 14
870 22.10
423 629
890513
3 3
6 AWG 6 AWG
7 7
45 1.14
12 12
960 24.38
565 841
890514
3 3
4 AWG 4 AWG
7 7
45 1.14
12 12
1040 26.42
734 1092
890515
3 3
2 AWG 2 AWG
7 7
45 1.14
10 10
1140 28.96
1082 1610
890516
3 3
1/0 AWG 1/0 AWG
19 19
55 1.40
10 10
1470 37.34
1766 2628
890517
3 3
2/0 AWG 2/0 AWG
19 19
55 1.40
10 10
1596 40.54
1968 2928
890518
3 3
3/0 AWG 3/0 AWG
19 19
55 1.40
8 8
1666 42.32
2426 3611
890519
3 3
4/0 AWG 4/0 AWG
19 19
55 1.40
8 8
1710 43.43
2833 4215
890520
3 3
250 KCMIL 250 KCMIL
37 37
65 1.65
8 8
1965 49.91
3346 4980
890521
3 3
350 KCMIL 350 KCMIL
37 37
65 1.65
6 6
2160 54.86
4529 6740
890522
3 3
500 KCMIL 500 KCMIL
37 37
65 1.65
6 6
2448 62.18
6002 8932
890523
3 3
750 KCMIL 750 KCMIL
61 61
80 2.03
4 4
3150 80.01
9633 14336

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 1309 Marine Shipboard Cable
  • 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 Vertical Tray Flame Test (70,000 Btu/hr) and ICEA T-29-520 - (210,000 Btu/hr)
  • ABS Listed as CWCMC

Construction

  • Conductor:Class B compressed stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8
  • Insulation:Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) Type XHHW-2
  • Grounding Conductor:Class B compressed stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8
  • Filler:Paper filler (cable size 8 & 6 uses Polypropylene filler)
  • Binder:Polypropylene tape
  • Armor:Continuous Corrugated Welded Armor (Armor-X)
  • Overall Jacket:Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket

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