3/C CU 2000V EPDM/CPE Type G-GC Industrial Grade Cable 90°C

3/C CU 2000V EPDM/CPE Type G-GC Industrial Grade Cable 90°C

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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Conductor Allowable Ampacities+ Resistance
Size (AWG or kcmil) No. of Strands Nom. OD (Conductor) (mils) (mm) Nom. OD (mils) (mm) Nom. OD (Over Ins.) (mils) (mm) Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) Allowable Ampacity at 60C Allowable Ampacity at 75C Allowable Ampacity at 90C Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) Nom. DC Resistance (Conductor) AC Resistance at 90°C
560537 8 AWG 8 AWG 71 71 980 24.91 655 975 48 48 57 57 65 65 60 1.52 0.653 0.653 0.816 0.816
558168 6 AWG 6 AWG 65 65 1055 26.80 816 1214 63 63 77 77 87 87 60 1.52 0.419 0.419 0.524 0.524
558169 4 AWG 4 AWG 112 112 1172 29.77 1139 1695 84 84 101 101 114 114 0.263 0.263 0.329 0.329
558170 2 AWG 2 AWG 168 168 1338 34.01 1435 2135 112 112 133 133 152 152 60 1.52 0.166 0.166 0.208 0.208
570098 1 AWG 1 AWG 224 224 1512 38.40 1794 2670 131 131 156 156 177 177 80 2.03 0.131 0.131 0.164 0.164
558165 1/0 AWG 1/0 AWG 259 259 1660 42.16 2084 3102 151 151 181 181 205 205 80 2.03 0.105 0.105 0.131 0.131
558166 2/0 AWG 2/0 AWG 324 324 1690 42.93 2453 3651 174 174 208 208 237 237 0.0834 0.0834 0.104 0.104
560065 3/0 AWG 3/0 AWG 418 418 1844 46.84 3156 4697 201 201 241 241 274 274 80 2.03 0.0662 0.0662 0.083 0.083
558167 4/0 AWG 4/0 AWG 532 532 1970 50.04 3697 5501 232 232 277 277 316 316 80 2.03 0.0525 0.0525 0.066 0.066
570239 250 KCMIL 250 KCMIL 608 608 2390 60.71 4892 7280 259 259 310 310 352 352 95 2.41 0.0448 0.0448 0.056 0.056
559281 350 KCMIL 350 KCMIL 855 855 2681 68.10 6228 9268 318 318 381 381 433 433 95 2.41 0.032 0.032 0.04 0.04
570243 500 KCMIL 500 KCMIL 1221 1221 3030 76.96 8015 11928 392 392 470 470 536 536 95 2.41 0.0224 0.0224 0.028 0.028

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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