Copper Service Entrance (SER) Cable

Copper Service Entrance (SER) Cable

Type SE, Style SER Service Entrance Cable. 600 Volt. Individual Conductors Rated XHHW-2 or THHN/THWN. Jacket and Individual Conductors Sunlight Resistant.

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Application

Southwire® Type SE, Style 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.

Specifications

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Conductor Neutral Wire Allowable Ampacities+
Size (AWG or kcmil) No. of Conductors No. of Strands Size (AWG) No. of Neutrals No. of Strands Nom. OD (mils) (mm) Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) Allowable Ampacity at 60C Allowable Ampacity at 75C Allowable Ampacity at 90C Allowable Ampacity in Dwelling
281642 6 AWG 6 AWG 3 3 7 7 6 6 1 1 7 7 60 1.52 377 561 55 55 65 65 75 75
263483 4 AWG 4 AWG 3 3 7 7 6 6 1 1 7 7 796 20.22 575 856 70 70 85 85 95 95 100 100
277574 3 AWG 3 AWG 3 3 7 7 5 5 1 1 7 7 864 21.95 709 1055 85 85 100 100 110 110 110 110
267013 2 AWG 2 AWG 3 3 7 7 4 4 1 1 7 7 942 23.93 876 1304 95 95 115 115 130 130 125 125
270827 1 AWG 1 AWG 3 3 19 19 3 3 1 1 7 7 1126 28.61 1110 1652 110 110 130 130 150 150 150 150
277558 1/0 AWG 1/0 AWG 3 3 19 19 2 2 1 1 7 7 1220 31.00 1374 2044 125 125 150 150 170 170 175 175
270835 2/0 AWG 2/0 AWG 3 3 19 19 1 1 1 1 19 19 1326 33.70 1706 2539 145 145 175 175 195 195 200 200
270843 3/0 AWG 3/0 AWG 3 3 19 19 1/0 1/0 1 1 19 19 1462 37.15 2152 3202 165 165 200 200 225 225 225 225

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
  • RoHS/REACH

Construction

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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