SPEC 44103 4/C CU 2000V EPDM/CPE Type W Industrial Grade Cable 90°C. MSHA Approved

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

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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.


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Standards & References

  • ASTM B3: 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
  • CSA C22.2 No. 96: Portable Power Cables
  • MSHA: Approved
  • RoHS-2: (European Directive 2011/65/EU)


  • 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
  • Fillers: Jute fillers applied as needed to round the cable core
  • Reinforcement Binder: Reinforcing binder with twine applied over the core
  • Jacket: Black, flame resistant, thermosetting Chlorinated Polyethylene (CPE)


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