Copper Service Entrance (SEU) Cable

Type SE, Style SEU 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 SEU 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. Width (mils) (mm) Nom. Height (mils) (mm) Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) Allowable Ampacity at 60C Allowable Ampacity at 75C Allowable Ampacity at 90C Allowable Ampacity in Dwelling
130757
10 AWG 10 AWG
2 2
1 1
10 10
1 1
12 12
447 11.37
297 7.56
131 195
20 0.51
30 30
30 30
30 30
130765
8 AWG 8 AWG
2 2
7 7
8 8
1 1
8 8
596 15.14
384 9.75
210 312
30 0.76
40 40
50 50
60 60
130815
6 AWG 6 AWG
2 2
7 7
8 8
1 1
8 8
673 17.10
425 10.80
286 425
30 0.76
55 55
65 65
75 75
130773
6 AWG 6 AWG
2 2
7 7
6 6
1 1
12 12
673 17.10
425 10.80
316 471
30 0.76
55 55
65 65
75 75
130823
4 AWG 4 AWG
2 2
7 7
6 6
1 1
12 12
807 20.50
492 12.50
424 631
45 1.14
70 70
85 85
95 95
100 100
130781
4 AWG 4 AWG
2 2
7 7
4 4
1 1
12 12
836 21.24
521 13.24
490 729
45 1.14
70 70
85 85
95 95
100 100
130831
3 AWG 3 AWG
2 2
7 7
5 5
1 1
15 15
861 21.87
519 13.18
521 775
45 1.14
85 85
100 100
110 110
110 110
130799
3 AWG 3 AWG
2 2
7 7
3 3
1 1
12 12
902 22.92
560 14.23
592 881
45 1.14
85 85
100 100
110 110
110 110
130849
2 AWG 2 AWG
2 2
7 7
4 4
1 1
12 12
952 24.19
579 14.71
656 976
45 1.14
95 95
115 115
130 130
125 125
130807
2 AWG 2 AWG
2 2
7 7
2 2
1 1
15 15
964 24.49
591 15.02
730 1086
45 1.14
95 95
115 115
130 130
125 125
218263
1 AWG 1 AWG
2 2
19 19
1 1
1 1
14 14
1101 27.98
670 17.03
915 1362
55 1.40
110 110
130 130
150 150
150 150
218289
2/0 AWG 2/0 AWG
2 2
19 19
2/0 2/0
1 1
18 18
1289 32.76
775 19.70
1428 2126
55 1.40
145 145
175 175
195 195
200 200

Standards & References

  • 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® style SEU cable is constructed with sunlight resistant Type XHHW-2 conductors 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 or 2 conductor with a concentric ground. SEU cable is jacketed with gray sunlight resistant polyvinyl chloride (PVC).

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