2-168 CU 3/C 2x7GG 1x8GC G-GC 2KV BLACK CPE JKT

SKU: 55817099
Flexible Copper conductors, Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) insulation, Single Layer Chlorinated Polyethylene (CPE) Jacket
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Application

Southwire Type G-GC cable is a heavy-duty industrial cable for use in flexible, portable, and extra-hard usage applications where equipment grounding is required per NEC Article 400. Suitable for continuous submersion in water – ideal for submersible pumps, marine application. Also suitable for use in light to medium-duty mining applications. Sunlight and oil resistant. Highly flexible and easy to work with in cold conditions. Not for use as permanent building wiring. Meets FT-5 Flame Test. cUL Listed.

Specifications

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Stock # 55817099 55817099
Size (AWG or kcmil) 2 AWG 2 AWG
No. of Strands 168 168
Nom. OD (mils) (mm) 1289 32.76 mils mm
Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) 1406 2092 lbs/1000' kgs/km
Allowable Ampacity at 60C 112 112
Allowable Ampacity at 75C 133 133
Allowable Ampacity at 90C 152 152
Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) 60 1.52 mils mm
Nom. DC Resistance (Conductor) 0.166 0.166
AC Resistance at 90°C 0.208 0.208

Standards & References

  • ASTM B3 Standard Specification for Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B172 Standard Specification for Rope-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors Having Bunch-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • UL 1650 Standard for Portable Power Cable
  • MSHA Approved
  • RoHS-2 (European Directive 2011/65/EU)

Construction

  • Conductor:Bare, soft drawn, annealed, flexible, rope-lay stranded copper per ASTM B3/B172
  • Separator Tape:Non-conducting tape applied between the conductor and insulation to facilitate stripping
  • Insulation:Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM). Color coded black, white, red
  • Ground Check:One insulated, bare, soft drawn, annealed, rope stranded, flexible lay copper per ASTM B3/B172
  • Ground Conductors:Two insulated, bare, soft drawn, annealed, rope stranded, flexible lay copper per ASTM B3/B172
  • Fillers:Paper fillers applied as needed to round the cable core
  • Tape:Reinforcing tape applied over the cabled core for improved mechanical integrity and ease of stripping
  • Reinforcement Binder:Reinforcing twine applied over the tapped core
  • Jacket:Black, flame resistant, thermosetting Chlorinated Polyethylene (CPE)

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