250-608 CU 4/C BLACK/WHITE/RED/ORANGE TYPE G 2KV BLACK 0 FT

250-608 CU 4/C BLACK/WHITE/RED/ORANGE TYPE G 2KV BLACK 0 FT

SKU: 57140799
Flexible Copper conductors, Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) insulation, Single Layer Chlorinated Polyethylene (CPE) Jacket
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Application

Southwire Type G 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 # 57140799 57140799
Size (AWG or kcmil) 250 KCMIL 250 KCMIL
No. of Strands 608 608
Nom. OD (mils) (mm) 2638 67.01 mils mm
Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) 6150 9152 lbs/1000' kgs/km
Allowable Ampacity at 60C 259 259
Allowable Ampacity at 75C 310 310
Allowable Ampacity at 90C 352 352
Nom. DC Resistance (Conductor) 0.0448 0.0448
AC Resistance at 90°C 0.058 0.058

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 Dien Monomer (EPDM). Color coded black, white, blue, red for sizes #4/0 and smaller and black, white, red, orange for sizes over 250 kcmil
  • Ground Conductors:Four 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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