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

Select a set of products below for more information:
Conductor Allowable Ampacities
Size (AWG or kcmil) (mm2) 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
339 8.61
80 2.03
56 83
- -
- -
50 50
55 55
568943
4 AWG 4 AWG
7 7
383 9.73
80 2.03
76 113
- -
- -
65 65
75 75
568944
2 AWG 2 AWG
6 6
438 11.13
80 2.03
106 158
- -
- -
90 90
100 100
570875
2/0 AWG 2/0 AWG
12 12
576 14.63
95 2.41
187 279
- -
- -
135 135
150 150
570772
3/0 AWG 3/0 AWG
16 16
623 15.82
95 2.41
227 337
- -
- -
155 155
175 175
663135
4/0 AWG 4/0 AWG
19 19
675 17.15
95 2.41
284 422
- -
- -
180 180
205 205
663136
250 KCMIL 250 KCMIL
22 22
752 19.10
110 2.79
342 509
- -
- -
205 205
230 230
568791
350 KCMIL 350 KCMIL
35 35
848 21.54
110 2.79
441 656
395 395
445 445
250 250
280 280
593373
600 KCMIL 600 KCMIL
37 37
1077 27.36
125 3.18
748 1113
545 545
615 615
340 340
385 385
568788
750 KCMIL 750 KCMIL
61 61
1172 29.77
125 3.18
888 1321
620 620
700 700
385 385
435 435

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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