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 #||62178101 62178101|
|Size (AWG or kcmil)||2 AWG 2 AWG|
|No. of Strands||7 7|
|Nom. OD (mils) (mm)||397 10.08||mils mm|
|Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km)||235 349||lbs/1000' kgs/km|
|Allowable Ampacity at 60C||95 95|
|Allowable Ampacity at 75C||115 115|
|Allowable Ampacity at 90C||130 130|
Southwire® Type RHH or RHW-2 or USE-2 comply with the following:
Southwire® mobile home feeder consists of four plexed type RHH or RHW-2 or USE-2 Alumaflex® Brand AA-8000 series aluminum alloy compacted conductors. The cable contains 2 triple-extruded phase conductors, a white striped neutral conductor and a green grounding conductor to eliminate the need for field marking per the National Electrical Code. The insulation is sunlight resistant.