SPEC 45301 CU 600/1000V XLPE Insulation AIA PVC Jacket XHHW-2. CT Rated -Sunlight Resistant - For Direct Burial - Silicone Free

Type MC Power Cable 600Volt Three Conductor Copper, Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) insulation XHHW-2 Aluminum Interlocked Armor (AIA), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket with 1 Bare CU Ground. 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 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. Silicone Free.

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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: 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)

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: Aluminum Interlocked Armor (AIA)
  • Overall Jacket: Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket

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