NMWU 6/2 Cu G Bk 984R

Southwire #: 48127503

Copper Conductors, 300V / -40ºC MIN, 60ºC MAX, PVC / Nylon Insulation, PVC Jacket.

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Southwire's CSA-NWMU cables may be used for underground installations, including direct burial. It may also be used for environments exposed to the weather in dry and wet locations.

  • The maximum allowable conductor temperature is 60°C.
  • The minimum recommended installation temperature is -40°C.
  • Material should be properly stored above 0°C for 24 hours prior to installation.
  • The maximum voltage rating for all intended applications is 300 volts.


imperial metric
Stock # 48127503 48127503
Size (AWG or kcmil) 6 AWG 6 AWG
No. of Conductors 2 2
No. of Strands 7 7
Size (AWG) 8 8
Jacket Thickness (mils) (mm) 45 1.14 mils mm
Nom. Width (mils) (mm) 948 24.08 mils mm
Nom. Height (mils) (mm) 448 11.38 mils mm
Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) 375 559 lbs/1000' kgs/km
Allowable Ampacity at 30°C Ambient 55 55

Standards & References

CSA-NWMU cables meet or exceed the following requirements:

  • ASTM
  • CSA C22.2 No. 48 (non-metallic sheathed cable)
  • Canadian Electrical Code1
  • CSA FT1 Flame Test Rating


  • Two-conductor cable with a bare grounding conductor.
  • It is manufactured using annealed (soft) copper conductors with compressed standing for stranded conductors; a heatresistant thermoplastic polyvinyl chloride (PVC) insulation and nylon jacket for the phase conductors with a sunlight-, moisture-, and fungus-resistant PVC jacket for the overall construction.
  • Ground Conductor
  • Copper Conductor
  • PVC / Nylon Insulation
  • Black PVC Jacket
  • Conductors are white and black


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