XHHW 12/2 Cu Bn-BkOe-Bk 7.5kD

SKU: 59744101
600 Volt. Copper Conductor. Cross-Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) Insulation. High-Heat and Moisture Resistant. SIM Technology® for easier pulling. Also rated SIS.
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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 600 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.


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Stock # 59744101 59744101
Size (AWG or kcmil) 12 AWG 12 AWG
No. of Conductors 2 2
No. of Strands 7 7
Nom. OD (mils) (mm) 294 7.48 mils mm
Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) 30 0.76 mils mm
Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) 51 75 lbs/1000' kgs/km
Allowable Ampacity at 60C 20 20
Allowable Ampacity at 75C 20 20
Allowable Ampacity at 90C 20 20
UPC # 032886981678 032886981678

Standards & References

Southwire® SIMpull XHHW-2® copper conductors comply with the following:

  • ASTM- B3, B8 (7, 19, 37, 61 Strands), B787 (19 Strands)
  • UL Standard 44
  • NOM-ANCE 90° C
  • Federal Specification A-A059544
  • CT Rated Sizes 1/0 AWG and Larger
  • Gas and Oil Resistant II sizes 8 AWG and larger
  • Sunlight (UV) Resistant – S 8 AWG and larger
  • National Electrical Code, NFPA 70
  • NEMA WC 70 Construction Requirements
  • FT4/IEEE 1202- Sizes 350 KCMIL and Larger
  • RoHS/ REACH Chemical Limit Compliant


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.


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