Romex® Brand SIMpull® Type NM-B Cable

Romex® Brand SIMpull® Type NM-B Cable

Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cable. 600 Volt. Copper Conductors. Color-Coded Jacket. Four Conductor Available With Two Neutrals. SIMpull® Jacket Designed for Easier Pulling.
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Application

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.

Specifications

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Size (AWG or kcmil) No. of Conductors No. of Strands Size (AWG) No. of Grounds No. of Strands Nom. Width (mils) (mm) Nom. Height (mils) (mm) Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) Nom. OD (mils) (mm) Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) Allowable Ampacity
288274 14 AWG 14 AWG 2 2 1 1 14 14 1 1 1 1 360 9.15 162 4.12 15 0.38 57 85 15 15
639468 14 AWG 14 AWG 3 3 1 1 14 14 1 1 1 1 462 11.74 176 4.47 15 0.38 77 115 15 15
550539 14 AWG 14 AWG 4 4 1 1 14 14 1 1 1 1 15 0.38 335 8.53 91 135 15 15
550482 14 AWG 14 AWG 2-2 2-2 1 1 14 14 1 1 1 1 15 0.38 335 8.53 91 136 15 15
288282 12 AWG 12 AWG 2 2 1 1 12 12 1 1 1 1 410 10.42 178 4.54 15 0.38 82 122 20 20
639476 12 AWG 12 AWG 3 3 1 1 12 12 1 1 1 1 524 13.31 190 4.83 15 0.38 111 165 20 20
550542 12 AWG 12 AWG 4 4 1 1 12 12 1 1 1 1 15 0.38 380 9.67 132 196 20 20
550484 12 AWG 12 AWG 2-2 2-2 1 1 12 12 1 1 1 1 15 0.38 380 9.67 132 197 20 20
288290 10 AWG 10 AWG 2 2 1 1 10 10 1 1 1 1 493 12.54 209 5.33 20 0.51 124 184 30 30
639484 10 AWG 10 AWG 3 3 1 1 10 10 1 1 1 1 630 16.00 220 5.59 20 0.51 165 246 30 30
555832 10 AWG 10 AWG 4 4 1 1 10 10 1 1 1 1 20 0.51 464 11.80 202 301 30 30
288936 8 AWG 8 AWG 2 2 7 7 10 10 1 1 1 1 617 15.69 272 6.91 30 0.76 188 279 40 40
639492 8 AWG 8 AWG 3 3 7 7 0 0 30 0.76 571 14.52 255 380 40 40
288944 6 AWG 6 AWG 2 2 7 7 10 10 1 1 1 1 657 16.71 308 7.82 30 0.76 252 375 55 55
639500 6 AWG 6 AWG 3 3 7 7 10 10 1 1 1 1 30 0.76 658 16.73 359 535 55 55
639682 4 AWG 4 AWG 3 3 7 7 8 8 1 1 1 1 40 1.02 825 20.96 565 841 70 70
639708 2 AWG 2 AWG 3 3 7 7 8 8 1 1 1 1 40 1.02 870 22.10 818 1217 95 95

Standards & References

Southwire Romex® Brand SIMpull® NM-B cable complies with the following:

  • Listed per UL Standard 719
  • UL 83 (Conductor Construction)
  • ASTM B-3 and B-8
  • Federal Specification A-A-59544
  • National Electrical Code, NFPA 70
  • REACH/RoHS Compliant

Construction

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.