Copper RHH, RHW-2, USE-2

Copper RHH, RHW-2, USE-2

Underground Service Entrance Cable. 600 Volt. Copper conductors. Cross-Linked Polyethylene (XLP) Insulation. High-Heat, Moisture, and Sunlight Resistant. Sizes 6  through 4/0 AWG Also Rated SIS.

Download Category Specifications:
PDF Excel Table

Application

Southwire® Type RHH or RHW-2 or 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 RHH or RHW-2 or USE-2 conductors is 600 volts.

Specifications

measurement
imperial metric
Select a set of products below for more information:
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
890700 14 AWG 14 AWG 7 7 160 4.08 45 1.14 20 30 15 15 15 15 15 15
113399 12 AWG 12 AWG 1 1 170 4.34 45 1.14 28 41 20 20 20 20 20 20
113431 12 AWG 12 AWG 7 7 179 4.55 45 1.14 29 43 20 20 20 20 20 20
113407 10 AWG 10 AWG 1 1 191 4.87 45 1.14 41 61 30 30 30 30 30 30
113449 10 AWG 10 AWG 7 7 203 5.16 45 1.14 42 63 30 30 30 30 30 30
113456 8 AWG 8 AWG 7 7 259 6.58 60 1.52 68 101 40 40 50 50 55 55
113464 6 AWG 6 AWG 7 7 298 7.57 60 1.52 101 151 55 55 65 65 75 75
113472 4 AWG 4 AWG 7 7 345 8.76 60 1.52 154 229 70 70 85 85 95 95
113480 3 AWG 3 AWG 7 7 372 9.45 60 1.52 190 282 85 85 100 100 115 115
113498 2 AWG 2 AWG 7 7 397 10.08 60 1.52 235 349 95 95 115 115 130 130
113506 1 AWG 1 AWG 19 19 481 12.22 80 2.03 305 454 110 110 130 130 145 145
113514 1/0 AWG 1/0 AWG 19 19 520 13.21 80 2.03 377 561 125 125 150 150 170 170
113522 2/0 AWG 2/0 AWG 19 19 564 14.33 80 2.03 467 695 145 145 175 175 195 195
113530 3/0 AWG 3/0 AWG 19 19 614 15.60 80 2.03 580 864 165 165 200 200 225 225
113548 4/0 AWG 4/0 AWG 19 19 670 17.02 80 2.03 725 1078 195 195 230 230 260 260
113555 250 KCMIL 250 KCMIL 37 37 748 19.00 95 2.41 862 1282 215 215 255 255 290 290
113563 300 KCMIL 300 KCMIL 37 37 801 20.35 95 2.41 1023 1523 240 240 285 285 320 320
113571 350 KCMIL 350 KCMIL 37 37 851 21.62 95 2.41 1185 1763 260 260 310 310 350 350
113589 400 KCMIL 400 KCMIL 37 37 896 22.76 95 2.41 1346 2003 280 280 335 335 380 380
113597 500 KCMIL 500 KCMIL 37 37 956 24.28 95 2.41 1663 2475 320 320 380 380 430 430
113605 600 KCMIL 600 KCMIL 61 61 1086 27.58 110 2.79 2007 2987 350 350 420 420 475 475
113613 750 KCMIL 750 KCMIL 61 61 1188 30.18 110 2.79 2487 3701 400 400 475 475 535 535
113647 1000 KCMIL 1000 KCMIL 61 61 1337 33.96 110 2.79 3283 4886 455 455 545 545 615 615

Standards & References

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

  • Southwire® Type RHH or RHW-2 or USE-2 comply with the following:
  • ASTM - B3, B8 (7, 19, 37, 61 Strands), B787 (19 Wire Combination Unilay Strand)
  • UL Standard 44 for RHH or RHW-2
  • UL Standard 854 for USE-2
  • Federal Specification A-A-59544
  • National Electrical Code, NFPA 70 - 2011 Edition
  • NEMA WC 70 Construction Requirements
  • RoHS/REACH Compliant

Construction

Southwire® Type RHH or RHW-2 or USE-2 copper conductors are annealed (soft) copper. Insulation is an abrasion, moisture, heat, and sunlight resistant black crosslinked polyethylene (XLP). An optional CT rated product is available upon request forsizes 1/0 and larger.

Resources

There are no downloadable resources for this product.