SPEC 45351 CU 600/1000V XLPE Insulation ARMOR-X® PVC Jacket XHHW-2. VFD Cable - CT Rated -Sunlight Resistant - For Direct Burial - Silicone Free

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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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.


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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
  • CSA C22.2 No. 123: Metal sheathed cables RA90-HL
  • ICEA S-58-679: Control Cable Conductor Identification Method 3 (1-BLACK, 2-RED, 3-BLUE)
  • ICEA S-58-679: Control Cable Conductor Identification Method 4
  • 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)


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


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