Southwire #: 57173199

Flexible Copper conductors, Ethylene Propylene Diene Monimor (EPDM) insulation, Extra Heavy Duty Two Layer Heavy-Duty Neoprene Jacket with Optional Reflective Stripes

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Southwire’s Remote Power and Drill cord cable is a heavy-duty cable for use where limited flexing and rugged use are re- quired. For use in stationary heavy duty pumps or long-wall lighting application. Designed for long service life in wet or dry locations in underground mines. The cable is sunlight resistant, crush resistant, and abrasion resistant. Also suitable for continuous submersion in water. Embossed print legend for easy cable identification.


Stock # 57173199 57173199
No. of Conductors 6 6
Size (AWG or kcmil) (mm2) 12 AWG 12 AWG
No. of Strands 65 65
Nom. OD (mils) (mm) 890 22.61 mils mm
Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) 459 683 lbs/1000' kgs/km

Standards & References

  • ASTM B33: Standard Specification for Tin-Coated Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B172: Standard Specification for Rope-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors Having Bunch-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • ICEA S-75-381: Portable and Power Feeder Cables for Use in Mines


  • Conductor: Soft drawn, annealed, flexible, rope-lay stranded, uncoated copper per ASTM B3/B172.
  • Separator Tape: Non-conducting tape applied as needed between the conductor and insulation to facilitate stripping
  • Insulation: Ethylene Propylene Rubber (EPR). Color coded: 3-Conductor: Black, White, Green; 4 Conductor: Black, White, Red, Green; 5-Conductor: Black, White, Red, Green, Orange; 6-Conductor: Black, White, Red, Green, Orange, Blue
  • Filler: Fillers as needed
  • Inner Jacket: Black, heavy-duty integral fill flame resistant, thermosetting Neoprene
  • Reinforcement: Reinforcing twine applied between the two jacket layers.
  • Outer Jacket: Black, heavy-duty, integral fill, flame resistant, thermosetting Neoprene. Alternate jacket colors available.


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