SPEC 44140 3/C CU 2000V EPDM/CPE Type G-GC 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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Application

Southwire Type G-GC 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.

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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
  • 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
  • Ground Check: One insulated, bare, soft drawn, annealed, rope stranded, flexible lay copper per ASTM B3/B172
  • Ground Conductors: Two 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
  • Reinforcement Binder: Reinforcing binder with twine applied over the core
  • Jacket: Black, flame resistant, thermosetting Chlorinated Polyethylene (CPE)