RWU90 Aluminum

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

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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. Optional Tray Cable (TC) rating for 350 kcmil or larger*. The minimum recommended installation temperature is -40°C (with suitable handling procedures). Maximum conductor temperature is 90°C

Specifications

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Conductor Allowable Ampacities
Size (AWG or kcmil) No. of Strands Nom. OD (mils) (mm) Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) Nominal Total Weight (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 Allowable Ampacity at 90°C Cable in Conduit
568942 6 AWG 6 AWG 7 7 329 8.36 70 1.78 53 79 - - - - 50 50 55 55
568943 4 AWG 4 AWG 7 7 373 9.47 70 1.78 73 109 - - - - 65 65 75 75
568944 2 AWG 2 AWG 6 6 428 10.87 70 1.78 103 154 - - - - 90 90 100 100
568945 1 AWG 1 AWG 18 18 489 12.42 95 2.41 127 189 - - - - 100 100 11 11
568794 1/0 AWG 1/0 AWG 18 18 526 13.36 153 227 - - - - 120 120 135 135
570875 2/0 AWG 2/0 AWG 12 12 566 14.38 95 2.41 184 274 - - - - 135 135 150 150
663134 3/0 AWG 3/0 AWG 15 15 613 15.57 78 1.98 230 342 - - - - 155 155 175 175
663135 4/0 AWG 4/0 AWG 19 19 665 16.89 78 1.98 279 415 - - - - 180 180 205 205
568792 250 KCMIL 250 KCMIL 22 22 740 18.80 326 485 - - - - 205 205 230 230
568791 350 KCMIL 350 KCMIL 35 35 836 21.23 110 2.79 435 647 395 395 445 445 250 250 280 280
568789 500 KCMIL 500 KCMIL 34 34 958 24.33 110 2.79 595 885 485 485 545 545 310 310 350 350
593373 600 KCMIL 600 KCMIL 37 37 1063 27.00 108 2.74 737 1097 545 545 615 615 340 340 385 385
568788 750 KCMIL 750 KCMIL 61 61 1158 29.41 125 3.18 878 1306 620 620 700 700 385 385 435 435
604121 1000 KCMIL 1000 KCMIL 58 58 1310 33.27 125 3.18 1142 1699 750 750 845 845 445 445 500 500

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 in black only
  • Optional: CSA FT1 flame test rating
  • Optional: CSA FT4 flame test rating and TC rating for 350 kcmil and larger*

Construction

8000 Series ACM Aluminum Class B stranded conductor with extra thickness on the moisture resistant" low temperature" cross linked polyethylene (XLPE) insulation. Rated at 1000 volts. Black conductors are SR rated for sunlight resistance.

  • Aluminum Conductor
  • XLPE Insulation CONDUCTOR COLOURS:
  • Standard colours are available in black" white" red" blue and green. Optional: Moisture blocked" compact stranded TRIPLE E AA-8000 (8176-H24) series aluminum alloy.

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