USE-2, RHH, RHW-2 Copper Conductor

Description

Type USE-2 or RHH or RHW-2 copper conductors are suitable for use in conduit and raceways installed underground in conduit, in wet locations, and where condensation and moisture accumulations within the conduit do not exceed 90ºC. When used as RHH or RHW-2, conductor temperatures shall not exceed 90ºC in wet or dry locations. Voltage rating for USE-2 or RHH or RHW-2 conductors is 600 volts. Rated for 1,000 volts in RW90 applications per c(UL).

Standards & Specifications

  • 600V Rated
  • UL 854, 44
  • Cable Tray Use 1/0 & Larger
  • NEMA Publication No. WC70
  • Gasoline & Oil Resistant II
  • Sunlight Resistant
  • 90ºC and Wet and Dry Locations
  • -40ºC
  • RoHS and REACH Compliant
  • Federal Specification A-A-59544 Insulated Cable Engineers Association ICEA S-66-524
  • ARRA 2009 Section 1605 “Buy American” Compliant
Conductor   Allowable Ampacities*  
Size (AWG) Stranding Insulation Thickness XLPE (Inches) Outside Diameter (Inches) 60ºC 75ºC 90ºC Approx Net Wt./MFt
14 7 0.045 0.163 N/A N/A 25 20
12 7 0.045 0.182 N/A N/A 30 29
10 7 0.045 0.206 N/A N/A 40 42
8 7 0.060 0.266 40 50 55 72
6 7 0.060 0.304 55 65 75 106
4 7 0.060 0.352 70 85 95 157
3 7 0.060 0.380 85 100 110 201
2 7 0.060 0.412 95 115 130 237
1 19 0.080 0.481 110 130 150 309
1/0 19 0.080 0.520 125 150 170 382
2/0 19 0.080 0.564 145 175 195 471
3/0 19 0.080 0.614 165 200 225 587
4/0 19 0.080 0.670 195 230 260 729
250 37 0.095 0.732 215 255 290 861
300 37 0.095 0.784 240 285 320 1029
350 37 0.095 0.831 260 310 350 1193
400 37 0.095 0.875 280 335 380 1354
500 37 0.095 0.956 320 380 430 1676
600 61 0.110 1.086 355 420 475 2012
750 61 0.110 1.335 455 545 615 2490

*Allowable ampacity shown above is per National Electrical Code. The above data is approximate and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances.