500 STR 3E AL RWU90 XLPE 1000V -40C BLACK 4921 FT

Southwire #: 56878915

Aluminum Conductors, XLPE Insulation, 1000V / -40ºC MIN, 90ºC MAX, Sunlight Resistant.

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Application

Southwire's Aluminum RWU90 is designed for direct earth burial (with protection as required by the Canadian Electrical Code Part I). It can also be used for open wiring, used in raceways for service entrance above or below ground.

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  • The minimum recommended installation temperature is -40°C (with suitable handling procedures). Maximum conductor temperature is 90°C.

Specifications

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Stock # 56878915 56878915
Size (AWG or kcmil) 500 KCMIL 500 KCMIL
No. of Strands 34 34
Nom. OD (mils) (mm) 958 24.33 mils mm
Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) 110 2.79 mils mm
Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) 595 885 lbs/1000' kgs/km
Allowable Ampacity at 75°C Open Air 485 485
Allowable Ampacity at 90°C Open Air 545 545
Allowable Ampacity at 75°C Cable in Conduit 310 310
Allowable Ampacity at 90°C Cable in Conduit 350 350

Standards & References

Southwire’s RWU90 cables meet or exceed the following requirements:

  • CSA VW-1
  • CSA Standard C22.2 No. 38 File Listing LL90458
  • CSA - Rated SR for Sunlight Resistance

Construction

  • 8000 Series Aluminum Alloy Class B compact stranded conductor with extra thickness on the moisture resistant, low temperature, cross linked polyethylene (XLPE) insulation insulation. Rated at 1000 volts. Sunlight resistant.
  • Rated at 1000 Volts.
  • Black conductors are SR rated for sunlight resistance.
  • Aluminum Conductor
  • XLPE Insulation

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