RWU90 SIM 6 Str Al Bk

Southwire #: 56894299

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.

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

Specifications

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Stock # 56894299 56894299
Size (AWG or kcmil) 6 AWG 6 AWG
No. of Strands 7 7
Nom. OD (mils) (mm) 329 8.36 mils mm
Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) 70 1.78 mils mm
Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) 53 79 lbs/1000' kgs/km
Allowable Ampacity at 75°C Open Air - -
Allowable Ampacity at 90°C Open Air - -
Allowable Ampacity at 75°C Cable in Conduit 50 50
Allowable Ampacity at 90°C Cable in Conduit 55 55

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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