2-168 CU 3/C BLACK/WHITE/GREEN TYPE W 2KV BLACK 0 FT

SKU: 55927999
Flexible Copper conductors, Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) insulation, Single Layer Chlorinated Polyethylene (CPE) Jacket
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Application

Southwire Type W cable is a heavy-duty industrial cable for use in flexible, portable, and extra-hard usage applications per Article NEC 400. Suitable for continuous submersion in water – ideal for submersible pumps. 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 perminant building wiring. Meets FT-5 Flame Test. cUL listing on select items only.

Specifications

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Stock # 55927999 55927999
Size (AWG or kcmil) 2 AWG 2 AWG
No. of Strands 168 168
Nom. OD (mils) (mm) 1339 34.01 mils mm
Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) 1200 1785 lbs/1000' kgs/km
Allowable Ampacity at 60C 112 112
Allowable Ampacity at 75C 133 133
Allowable Ampacity at 90C 152 152
Nom. DC Resistance (Conductor) 0.172 0.172
AC Resistance at 90°C 0.215 0.215

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
  • 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, green.
  • 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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