SER 3-3-3-5 Cu 1000R

Southwire #: 27757402

Service Entrance Cable Style SER Service Entrance Cable, 600 Volt. Individual Conductors Rated XHHW-2. Jacket and Individual Conductors Sunlight Resistant.

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Southwire® Type SER, service entrance cable is primarily used to convey power from the service drop to the meter base and from the meter base to the distribution panelboard; however, the cable may be used in all applications where Type SE cable is permitted. SER may be used in wet or dry locations at temperatures not to exceed 90°C. Voltage rating is 600 volts.


Stock # 27757402 27757402
Size (AWG or kcmil) (mm2) 3 AWG 3 AWG
No. of Conductors 3 3
No. of Strands 7 7
Size (AWG) 5 5
No. of Neutrals 1 1
No. of Strands 7 7
Nom. OD (mils) (mm) 855 21.72 mils mm
Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) 719 1070 lbs/1000' kgs/km
Allowable Ampacity at 60C 85 85
Allowable Ampacity at 75C 100 100
Allowable Ampacity at 90C 110 110
Allowable Ampacity in Dwelling 110 110
UPC # 032886271168 032886271168

Standards & References

Southwire® Type SE cable complies with:

  • ASTM- All applicable standards
  • UL Standard 44 for XHHW-2 conductors
  • UL Standard 83 for THHN/THWN conductors
  • UL Standard 854
  • Federal Specification A-A-59544
  • National Electrical Code, NFPA 70. 2011 Edition


Southwire® Type SE cable is constructed with sunlight resistant Type XHHW2 onductors or Type THHN/THWN conductors. Copper conductors are annealed (soft) copper. Cable assembly plus reinforcement tape are jacketed with sunlight resistant gray polyvinyl chloride (PVC). Available as 1 conductor with a concentric ground, 2 conductor with a round or concentric ground, or 3 conductor with a bare ground. SE cable is jacketed with gray sunlight resistant polyvinyl chloride (PVC).


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