4/C CU 2000V EPDM/CPE Type G 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 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) AWG or kcmil mm2 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
562078
8 AWG 8 AWG
71 71
985 25.02
630 937
48 48
57 57
65 65
60 1.52
0.666 0.666
0.848 0.848
571473
6 AWG 6 AWG
65 65
1130 28.70
866 1288
63 63
77 77
87 87
60 1.52
0.415 0.415
0.529 0.529
562081
2 AWG 2 AWG
168 168
1480 37.59
1897 2823
112 112
133 133
152 152
60 1.52
0.172 0.172
0.215 0.215
562083
1 AWG 1 AWG
224 224
1654 42.01
2169 3228
131 131
156 156
177 177
80 2.03
0.131 0.131
0.166 0.166
562084
1/0 AWG 1/0 AWG
259 259
1755 44.58
2452 3650
151 151
181 181
205 205
80 2.03
0.109 0.109
0.139 0.139
562085
2/0 AWG 2/0 AWG
324 324
1930 49.02
3057 4549
174 174
208 208
237 237
80 2.03
0.0834 0.0834
0.106 0.106
560066
3/0 AWG 3/0 AWG
418 418
2048 52.02
3680 5476
201 201
241 241
274 274
80 2.03
0.0662 0.0662
0.084 0.084
562086
4/0 AWG 4/0 AWG
532 532
2175 55.25
4393 6537
232 232
277 277
316 316
80 2.03
0.0525 0.0525
0.066 0.066
571407
250 KCMIL 250 KCMIL
608 608
2527 64.19
5609 8347
259 259
310 310
352 352
95 2.41
0.0448 0.0448
0.058 0.058
570260
350 KCMIL 350 KCMIL
855 855
2953 75.01
8063 11999
318 318
381 381
433 433
95 2.41
0.032 0.032
0.041 0.041
570261
500 KCMIL 500 KCMIL
1221 1221
3230 82.06
10201 15181
392 392
470 470
536 536
95 2.41
0.0224 0.0224
0.029 0.029

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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