SIMpull XHHW-2® Wire with Alumaflex® Brand Conductors

1000 Volts / 600 Volts Alumaflex® Brand Aluminum Alloy (AA-8176) Conductor. Cross-linked Polyethylene (XLPE) Insulation. Moisture Resistant High Heat.

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Application

Southwire® SIMpull XHHW-2 ® aluminum conductors are primarily used in conduit or recognized raceways for service and feeder wiring as specified in the National Electrical Code. XHHW-2 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 NEC where a dielectric constant of 3.5 or less may be specified. This product is designed to be installed without the application of pulling lubricant.

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 60C Allowable Ampacity at 75C Allowable Ampacity at 90C
112706
6 AWG 6 AWG
7 7
259 6.58
45 1.14
39 59
40 40
50 50
55 55
112714
4 AWG 4 AWG
7 7
303 7.70
45 1.14
57 85
55 55
65 65
75 75
112722
2 AWG 2 AWG
6 6
358 9.09
45 1.14
85 126
75 75
90 90
100 100
112730
1 AWG 1 AWG
8 8
413 10.49
57 1.45
110 163
85 85
100 100
115 115
585290
1/0 AWG 1/0 AWG
10 10
450 11.43
57 1.45
134 199
115 115
135 135
150 150
585295
2/0 AWG 2/0 AWG
12 12
490 12.45
57 1.45
163 243
115 115
135 135
150 150
585308
3/0 AWG 3/0 AWG
15 15
537 13.64
57 1.45
200 298
130 130
155 155
175 175
585301
3/0 AWG 3/0 AWG
16 16
537 13.64
57 1.45
200 298
130 130
155 155
175 175
567439
4/0 AWG 4/0 AWG
19 19
589 14.96
57 1.45
247 367
150 150
180 180
205 205
278341
250 KCMIL 250 KCMIL
22 22
654 16.61
67 1.70
296 440
170 170
205 205
230 230
278358
300 KCMIL 300 KCMIL
21 21
704 17.88
67 1.70
349 520
195 195
230 230
260 260
278366
350 KCMIL 350 KCMIL
35 35
750 19.05
67 1.70
400 596
210 210
250 250
280 280
278374
400 KCMIL 400 KCMIL
35 35
793 20.14
67 1.70
452 673
225 225
270 270
305 305
278382
500 KCMIL 500 KCMIL
34 34
872 22.15
67 1.70
555 826
260 260
310 310
350 350
576362
500 KCMIL 500 KCMIL
39 39
872 22.15
67 1.70
555 826
260 260
310 310
350 350
278390
600 KCMIL 600 KCMIL
37 37
977 24.82
82 2.08
679 1010
285 285
340 340
385 385
278408
700 KCMIL 700 KCMIL
58 58
1041 26.44
82 2.08
781 1162
315 315
375 375
425 425
278416
750 KCMIL 750 KCMIL
61 61
1072 27.23
82 2.08
832 1238
320 320
385 385
435 435
554059
900 KCMIL 900 KCMIL
58 58
1163 29.54
82 2.08
1000 1488
355 355
425 425
480 480
278424
1000 KCMIL 1000 KCMIL
58 58
1224 31.09
82 2.08
1089 1620
375 375
445 445
500 500

Standards & References

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

  • ASTM – B800 and either B801 or B836 (SIW)
  • Listed per UL Standard 44
  • NOM-ANCE 90° C
  • Federal Specification A-A-59544
  • National Electrical Code, NFPA 70
  • NEMA WC-70 (ICEA S-95-658) Construction Requirements
  • CT Rated - Sizes 1/0 AWG and larger
  • FT4 Rated - Sizes 350 and larger
  • Gas & Oil Resistant II - All Sizes
  • Sunlight Resistant – Sizes 6 AWG and larger
  • RoHS/Reach Compliant

Construction

Southwire Type XHHW-2 aluminum conductors are Alumaflex® brand AA-8000 series aluminum alloy, compact stranded. The insulation is an abrasion, moisture and heat resistant SIMpull® thermoset crosslinked polyethylene. Conductor sizes 6 AWG and larger are listed and marked sunlight resistant in all colors. Available in black, white, red, blue, brown, orange, yellow, purple, gray, and green. Some colors are subject to economic order quantity.

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