1/0-259 CU 5/C BLACK/WHITE/RED/GREEN/ORANGE TYPE W 2KV BLACK 0 FT

1/0-259 CU 5/C BLACK/WHITE/RED/GREEN/ORANGE TYPE W 2KV BLACK 0 FT

SKU: 57009799
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 NEC Article 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 permanent building wiring. Meets FT-5 Flame Test. cUL listing on select items only.

Specifications

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Stock # 57009799 57009799
Size (AWG or kcmil) 1/0 AWG 1/0 AWG
No. of Strands 259 259
Nom. OD (mils) (mm) 2019 51.30 mils mm
Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) 3044 4530 lbs/1000' kgs/km
Allowable Ampacity at 60C 151 151
Allowable Ampacity at 75C 181 181
Allowable Ampacity at 90C 205 205
Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) 80 2.03 mils mm
Nom. DC Resistance (Conductor) 0.109 0.109
AC Resistance at 90°C 0.139 0.139

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, green, orange
  • 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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