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
570772
3/0 AWG 3/0 AWG
16 16
613 15.57
95 2.41
223 331
- -
- -
155 155
175 175
568793
4/0 AWG 4/0 AWG
19 19
665 16.89
271 403
- -
- -
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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