Southwire® Romex ® Brand SIMpull® NM-B (nonmetallic-sheathed) cable may be used for both exposed and concealed work in normally dry locations at temperatures not to exceed 90°C (with ampacity limited to that for 60°C conductors) as specified in the National Electrical Code. NM-B cable is primarily used in residential wiring as branch circuits for outlets, switches, and other loads. NM-B cable may be run in air voids of masonry block or tile walls where such walls are not wet or damp locations. Voltage rating for NM-B cable is 600 volts.
|Stock #||63970899 63970899|
|Size (AWG or kcmil) (mm2)||2 AWG 2 AWG|
|No. of Conductors||3 3|
|No. of Strands||7 7|
|Size (AWG)||8 8|
|No. of Grounds||1 1|
|No. of Strands||1 1|
|Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm)||40 1.02||mils mm|
|Nom. OD (mils) (mm)||887 22.53||mils mm|
|Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km)||830 1235||lbs/1000' kgs/km|
|Allowable Ampacity||95 95|
Southwire Romex® Brand SIMpull® NM-B cable complies with the following:
Southwire Romex® Brand SIMpull® NM-B cable is manufactured as 2, 3, or 4 conductor cable, with a bare ground wire. Copper conductors are annealed (soft)copper. Stranded conductors are compressed stranded. Conductor insulation is 90°C-rated polyvinyl chloride (PVC), nylon jacketed. Romex® Brand SIMpull® NM-B cable is designed for easier pulling, resulting in easier installation. The cable jacket is color-coded for quick size identification; White - 14 AWG, Yellow - 12 AWG, Orange - 10 AWG, and Black - 8 AWG and 6 AWG.