USE 6 Str Cu Oe 500Sp

SKU: 95973402
Underground Service Entrance Cable. 600 Volt. Copper Conductors. Cross-Linked Polyethylene (XLP) Insulation. High-Heat, Moisture, and Sunlight Resistant.
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Application

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.

Specifications

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Stock # 95973402 95973402
Size (AWG or kcmil) 6 AWG 6 AWG
No. of Strands 7 7
Nom. OD (mils) (mm) 298 7.57 mils mm
Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) 102 151 lbs/1000' kgs/km
Allowable Ampacity at 60C 55 55
Allowable Ampacity at 75C 65 65
Allowable Ampacity at 90C 75 75

Standards & References

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

  • ASTM B800 and either B801 or B836 (SIW)
  • UL Standard 44
  • UL Standard 854
  • Federal Specification A-A-59544
  • National Electrical Code, NFPA 70
  • NEMA WC-70 Construction Requirements
  • RoHS/Reach Compliant

Construction

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.

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