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.
|Stock #||27292299 27292299|
|Size (AWG or kcmil)||500 KCMIL 500 KCMIL|
|No. of Strands||34 34|
|Nom. OD (mils) (mm)||938 23.83||mils mm|
|Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm)||95 2.41||mils mm|
|Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km)||601 895||lbs/1000' kgs/km|
|Allowable Ampacity at 60C||260 260|
|Allowable Ampacity at 75C||310 310|
|Allowable Ampacity at 90C||350 350|
Southwire Type RHH or RHW-2 or USE-2 conductors comply with the following:
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).