Aluminum RHH, RHW-2, USE-2 with Alumaflex® Brand Conductors

Aluminum RHH, RHW-2, USE-2 with Alumaflex® Brand Conductors

Underground Service Entrance Cable. 600 Volt. AlumaFlex® Brand Aluminum Alloy (AA-8176) Conductor. Cross-linked Polyethylene (XLPE) Insulation. High Heat, Moisture, and Sunlight Resistant. Rated SIS in 6 – 4/0 AWG.
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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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Conductor Allowable Ampacities+
Size (AWG or kcmil) No. of Strands Nom. OD (mils) (mm) Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) Allowable Ampacity at 60C Allowable Ampacity at 75C Allowable Ampacity at 90C
272799 6 AWG 6 AWG 7 7 289 7.34 60 1.52 45 67 40 40 50 50 60 60
272807 4 AWG 4 AWG 7 7 333 8.46 60 1.52 64 95 55 55 65 65 75 75
272823 2 AWG 2 AWG 6 6 388 9.86 60 1.52 91 136 75 75 90 90 100 100
272831 1 AWG 1 AWG 8 8 459 11.66 80 2.03 124 184 85 85 100 100 115 115
272849 1/0 AWG 1/0 AWG 10 10 504 12.80 80 2.03 151 225 100 100 120 120 135 135
272856 2/0 AWG 2/0 AWG 12 12 536 13.61 80 2.03 179 267 115 115 135 135 150 150
272864 3/0 AWG 3/0 AWG 15 15 583 14.81 80 2.03 218 324 130 130 155 155 175 175
272872 4/0 AWG 4/0 AWG 19 19 635 16.13 80 2.03 266 395 150 150 180 180 205 205
272880 250 KCMIL 250 KCMIL 22 22 710 18.03 95 2.41 316 471 170 170 205 205 230 230
272898 300 KCMIL 300 KCMIL 35 35 760 19.30 95 2.41 376 560 190 190 230 230 255 255
272906 350 KCMIL 350 KCMIL 35 35 806 20.47 95 2.41 430 640 210 210 250 250 280 280
272914 400 KCMIL 400 KCMIL 35 35 849 21.56 95 2.41 484 720 225 225 270 270 305 305
272922 500 KCMIL 500 KCMIL 39 39 926 23.52 95 2.41 582 867 260 260 310 310 350 350
272955 750 KCMIL 750 KCMIL 61 61 1128 28.65 110 2.79 874 1301 320 320 385 385 435 435

Standards & References

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

  • ASTM B800 and either B801 or B836 (SIW)
  • 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). CT rated available upon request for sizes 1/0 AWG and larger.

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