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 #||58718999 58718999|
|Size (AWG or kcmil)||3 AWG 3 AWG|
|No. of Strands||7 7|
|Nom. OD (mils) (mm)||372 9.45||mils mm|
|Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm)||60 1.52||mils mm|
|Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km)||190 282||lbs/1000' kgs/km|
|Allowable Ampacity at 60C||85 85|
|Allowable Ampacity at 75C||100 100|
|Allowable Ampacity at 90C||115 115|
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).