SPEC 45201 CU 600V XLPE Insulation AIA PVC Jacket XHHW-2. CT Rated - Sunlight Resistant - For Direct Burial - Silicone Free

Type MC Control Cable 600Volt Copper Conductors, Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) Insulation XHHW-2 Aluminum Interlocked Armor (AIA), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket.

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Application

Southwire’s 600 Volt Type MC control 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. For uses in Class I, II, and III, Division 2 hazardous locations per NEC Article 501 and 502.

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Standards & References

  • ASTM B3: 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: 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

Construction

  • Conductor: 7 strands class B compressed tinned copper per ASTM B33 and ASTM B8
  • Insulation: Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) XHHW-2, 30 Mils thick for all cable sizes
  • Grounding Conductor: Class B compressed stranded bare copper
  • Filler: Polypropylene filler on cables with 5 or less conductors
  • Binder: Polyester flat thread binder tape applied for cables with more than 5 conductors
  • Armor: Aluminum Interlocked Armor (AIA)
  • Overall Jacket: Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket

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