400 STR 3E AL USE-2 RHH-RHW-2 600V BLACK

SKU: 27291499
Underground Service Entrance Cable. 600 Volt. AlumaFlex® Brand Aluminum Alloy (AA-8176) Conductor. Cross-linked Polyethylene (XLPE) Insulation. High Heat, Moisture, and Sunlight Resistant.
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Application

Southwire Type RHH or RHW-2 or USE-2 conductors are used with conduit as specified in the National Electrical Code. When used as Type USE-2, conductors are suitable for use as underground service entrance conductors for direct burial at conductor temperatures not to exceed 90°C. When used as RHW-2 or USE-2, conductor temperatures shall not exceed 90°C in wet or dry locations. Voltage rating for RHW-2 or RHH or USE-2 conductors is 600 volts.

Specifications

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Stock # 27291499 27291499
Size (AWG or kcmil) 400 KCMIL 400 KCMIL
No. of Strands 35 35
Nom. OD (mils) (mm) 849 21.56 mils mm
Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) 95 2.41 mils mm
Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) 484 720 lbs/1000' kgs/km
Allowable Ampacity at 60C 225 225
Allowable Ampacity at 75C 270 270
Allowable Ampacity at 90C 305 305

Standards & References

Southwire Type RHH or RHW-2 or USE-2 conductors comply with the following:

  • ASTM B800 and B801
  • UL 44 for RHH or RHW-2
  • UL 854 for USE-2
  • Federal Specification A-A-59544
  • National Electrical Code, NFPA 70
  • NEMA WC-70 Construction Requirements
  • RoHS/Reach Compliant

Construction

Southwire Type RHH or RHW-2 or USE-2 conductors are AlumaFlex® Brand AA-8000 series aluminum alloy, compact stranded. The insulation is an abrasion, moisture, heat and sunlight-resistant black cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE).

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