Southwire® SIMpull XHHW-2® copper conductors are primarily used in conduit, Cable Tray or other recognized raceways for services, feeders, and branch circuit wiring, as specified in the National Electrical Code. SIMpull XHHW-2® copper conductors may be used in wet or dry locations at temperatures not to exceed 90° C. Voltage rating for XHHW-2 conductors is 1000 volts. Suitable for use in Health Care Facilities per Section 517.160 of the National Electrical Code where a dielectric constant of less than 3.5 maybe specified. This cable is designed to be installed without the application of pulling lubricant.
|Stock #||55305999 55305999|
|Size (AWG or kcmil)||8 AWG 8 AWG|
|No. of Conductors||1 1|
|No. of Strands||7 7|
|Nom. OD (mils) (mm)||238 6.05||mils mm|
|Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm)||45 1.14||mils mm|
|Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km)||64 96||lbs/1000' kgs/km|
|Allowable Ampacity at 60C||40 40|
|Allowable Ampacity at 75C||50 50|
|Allowable Ampacity at 90C||55 55|
Southwire® SIMpull XHHW-2® copper conductors comply with the following:
Southwire® SIMpull XHHW-2® copper conductors are annealed (soft) copper. Insulation is an abrasion, moisture, and heat resistant thermoset cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE). Conductor sizes 8 AWG and larger are marked sunlight resistant. Colors are available and may be subject to economic order quantity.