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) 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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