Southwire® Type USE-2 conductors are used with conduit as specified in the 2011 National Electrical Code. When used as Type USE-2, conductor is suitable for use as underground service entrance cable for direct burial at conductor temperatures not to exceed 90° C. When used as RHH, conductor temperatures shall not exceed 90°C in dry locations. When used as RHW-2 or USE-2, conductor temperatures shall not exceed 90°C in wet or dry locations. Voltage rating for USE-2 conductors is 600 volts.
|Stock #||58016599 58016599|
|Size (AWG or kcmil)||500 KCMIL 500 KCMIL|
|No. of Strands||37 37|
|Nom. OD (mils) (mm)||979 24.87||mils mm|
|Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm)||95 2.41||mils mm|
|Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km)||1666 2480||lbs/1000' kgs/km|
|Allowable Ampacity at 60C||320 320|
|Allowable Ampacity at 75C||380 380|
|Allowable Ampacity at 90C||430 430|
Southwire® USE-2 comply with the following:
Southwire® Type USE-2 copper conductors are annealed (soft) copper. Insulation is an abrasion, moisture, heat, and sunlight resistant black crosslinked polyethylene (XLP).