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Aluminum XHHW-2

Type XHHW-2 conductors are primarily used in conduit or other recognized raceways for services and feeders as specified by the NEC (National Electrical Code). XHHW-2 is available in sizes ranging from #6 to 1000MCM. The conductors are made with 8000 series aluminum alloy and cross-linked polyethylene insulation is applied. All sizes are made with a friction reducing compound to aid in the installation process.

Standards & Specifications

  • 600V Rated
  • Wet/Dry Locations (90°C)
  • Underwriter’s Laboratories UL 44
  • Sunlight Resistant
  • Cable Tray use 1/0 & Larger
  • NEMA Publication No. WC-70
  • Canadian Standard C22.2 No. 38
  • Gasoline & Oil Resistant II
  • ICEA S-95-658
  • IEEE 1202ARRA 2009 Section 1605
  • “Buy American” Compliant
  • Available in low and high voltage colors
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Wire Size & Specs

Conductor
Size (AWG) Stranding Insulation Thickness
(Inches)
Nom. OD (Inches) Ampacity* 90° C Approx Net WT./MFT Standard Packaging
Options (ft)
Color Options
Conductor
Size (AWG)
6
Stranding
7
Insulation Thickness (Inches)
0.045
Nom. OD (Inches)
0.26
Ampacity* 90° C
60
Approx Net WT./MFT
39
Standard Packaging Options (ft)
500' 1000' 2500' 5000' Reels
Color Options
Conductor
Size (AWG)
4
Stranding
7
Insulation Thickness (Inches)
0.045
Nom. OD (Inches)
0.305
Ampacity* 90° C
75
Approx Net WT./MFT
57
Standard Packaging Options (ft)
500' 1000' 2500' 5000' Reels
Color Options
Conductor
Size (AWG)
2
Stranding
7
Insulation Thickness (Inches)
0.045
Nom. OD (Inches)
0.36
Ampacity* 90° C
100
Approx Net WT./MFT
85
Standard Packaging Options (ft)
500' 1000' 2500' 5000' Reels
Color Options
Conductor
Size (AWG)
1
Stranding
19
Insulation Thickness (Inches)
0.055
Nom. OD (Inches)
0.415
Ampacity* 90° C
115
Approx Net WT./MFT
109
Standard Packaging Options (ft)
500' 1000' 2500' 5000' Reels
Color Options
Conductor
Size (AWG)
1/0
Stranding
19
Insulation Thickness (Inches)
0.055
Nom. OD (Inches)
0.45
Ampacity* 90° C
135
Approx Net WT./MFT
132
Standard Packaging Options (ft)
500' 1000' 2500' 5000' Reels
Color Options
Conductor
Size (AWG)
2/0
Stranding
19
Insulation Thickness (Inches)
0.055
Nom. OD (Inches)
0.49
Ampacity* 90° C
150
Approx Net WT./MFT
161
Standard Packaging Options (ft)
500' 1000' 2500' 5000' Reels
Color Options
Conductor
Size (AWG)
3/0
Stranding
19
Insulation Thickness (Inches)
0.055
Nom. OD (Inches)
0.54
Ampacity* 90° C
175
Approx Net WT./MFT
199
Standard Packaging Options (ft)
500' 1000' 2500' 5000' Reels
Color Options
Conductor
Size (AWG)
4/0
Stranding
19
Insulation Thickness (Inches)
0.055
Nom. OD (Inches)
0.59
Ampacity* 90° C
205
Approx Net WT./MFT
244
Standard Packaging Options (ft)
500' 1000' 2500' 5000' Reels
Color Options
Conductor
Size (AWG)
250
Stranding
36
Insulation Thickness (Inches)
0.065
Nom. OD (Inches)
0.655
Ampacity* 90° C
230
Approx Net WT./MFT
293
Standard Packaging Options (ft)
500' 1000' 2500' 5000' Reels
Color Options
Conductor
Size (AWG)
300
Stranding
36
Insulation Thickness (Inches)
0.065
Nom. OD (Inches)
0.705
Ampacity* 90° C
255
Approx Net WT./MFT
345
Standard Packaging Options (ft)
500' 1000' 2500' 5000' Reels
Color Options
Conductor
Size (AWG)
350
Stranding
36
Insulation Thickness (Inches)
0.065
Nom. OD (Inches)
0.75
Ampacity* 90° C
280
Approx Net WT./MFT
397
Standard Packaging Options (ft)
500' 1000' 2500' 5000' Reels
Color Options
Conductor
Size (AWG)
400
Stranding
36
Insulation Thickness (Inches)
0.065
Nom. OD (Inches)
0.795
Ampacity* 90° C
305
Approx Net WT./MFT
449
Standard Packaging Options (ft)
500' 1000' 2500' 5000' Reels
Color Options
Conductor
Size (AWG)
500
Stranding
36
Insulation Thickness (Inches)
0.065
Nom. OD (Inches)
0.87
Ampacity* 90° C
350
Approx Net WT./MFT
551
Standard Packaging Options (ft)
500' 1000' 2500' 5000' Reels
Color Options
Conductor
Size (AWG)
600
Stranding
58
Insulation Thickness (Inches)
0.080
Nom. OD (Inches)
0.98
Ampacity* 90° C
385
Approx Net WT./MFT
674
Standard Packaging Options (ft)
500' 1000' 2500' Reels
Color Options
Conductor
Size (AWG)
700
Stranding
58
Insulation Thickness (Inches)
0.080
Nom. OD (Inches)
1.04
Ampacity* 90° C
420
Approx Net WT./MFT
774
Standard Packaging Options (ft)
N/A
Color Options
Conductor
Size (AWG)
750
Stranding
58
Insulation Thickness (Inches)
0.080
Nom. OD (Inches)
1.075
Ampacity* 90° C
435
Approx Net WT./MFT
824
Standard Packaging Options (ft)
1000' 2500' Reels
Color Options
Conductor
Size (AWG)
900
Stranding
58
Insulation Thickness (Inches)
0.080
Nom. OD (Inches)
1.161
Ampacity* 90° C
480
Approx Net WT./MFT
980
Standard Packaging Options (ft)
500' Reel
Color Options
Conductor
Size (AWG)
1000
Stranding
58
Insulation Thickness (Inches)
0.080
Nom. OD (Inches)
1.23
Ampacity* 90° C
500
Approx Net WT./MFT
1078
Standard Packaging Options (ft)
N/A
Color Options
*Allowable ampacity shown above is per National Electrical Code. The above data is approximate and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances.

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