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 Ground Wire
Size (AWG or kcmil) No. of Conductors No. of Strands Nom. OD (mils) (mm) Size (AWG) No. of Neutrals No. of Strands Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) Size (AWG) No. of Grounds No. of Strands Allowable Ampacity at 60C Allowable Ampacity at 75C Allowable Ampacity at 90C Allowable Ampacity in Dwelling
281642 6 AWG 6 AWG 4 4 7 7 719 18.26 0 0 7 7 417 621 0 0 7 7 55 55 65 65 75 75
263483 4 AWG 4 AWG 4 4 7 7 796 20.22 0 0 7 7 580 862 0 0 7 7 70 70 85 85 100 100
263483 4 AWG 4 AWG 4 4 7 7 796 20.22 0 0 7 7 580 862 0 0 7 7 70 70 85 85 100 100
277574 3 AWG 3 AWG 4 4 7 7 864 21.95 0 0 7 7 716 1066 0 0 7 7 85 85 100 100 110 110
277574 3 AWG 3 AWG 4 4 7 7 864 21.95 0 0 7 7 716 1066 0 0 7 7 85 85 100 100 110 110
267013 2 AWG 2 AWG 4 4 7 7 942 23.93 0 0 7 7 883 1315 0 0 7 7 95 95 115 115 125 125
267013 2 AWG 2 AWG 4 4 7 7 942 23.93 0 0 7 7 883 1315 0 0 7 7 95 95 115 115 125 125
270827 1 AWG 1 AWG 3 3 19 19 1134 28.81 19 19 1114 1658 7 7 110 110 130 130 150 150
270827 1 AWG 1 AWG 4 4 19 19 1126 28.61 0 0 19 19 1114 1657 0 0 7 7 110 110 130 130 150 150
277558 1/0 AWG 1/0 AWG 4 4 19 19 1220 31.00 0 0 19 19 1378 2051 0 0 19 19 125 125 150 150 175 175
277558 1/0 AWG 1/0 AWG 4 4 19 19 1220 31.00 0 0 19 19 1378 2051 0 0 19 19 125 125 150 150 175 175
270835 2/0 AWG 2/0 AWG 3 3 19 19 1334 33.90 19 19 1710 2545 19 19 145 145 175 175 200 200
270835 2/0 AWG 2/0 AWG 4 4 19 19 1331 33.82 0 0 19 19 1712 2547 0 0 19 19 145 145 175 175 200 200
270843 3/0 AWG 3/0 AWG 3 3 19 19 1462 37.15 0 0 19 19 2159 3213 0 0 19 19 165 165 200 200 225 225
640359 4/0 AWG 4/0 AWG 3 3 19 19 1590 40.39 19 19 2650 3944 19 19 195 195 230 230 250 250

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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