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NM-B

NM-B Copper - 600V

Alan Wire type NM-B are primarily used in residential building applications as specified by the National Electrical Code. Type NM-B is available in sizes ranging from #14 - #6 and constructions of 2 conductors with a ground and 3 conductors with a ground. The individual conductors are solid soft annealed copper with a PVC insulation and nylon jacket. The ground wire is a bare ground. The entire assembly is wrapped with a paper layer and PVC is applied to the outer jacket. Alan Wire’s NM-B is manufactured to the recognized industry standard with a friction-reducing additive to aid in the installation process.

Standards & Specifications

  • 600V
  • ASTM B3
  • ASTM B8
  • RoHS Compliant
  • UL-83
  • UL-719
  • UL-1581
  • UL-2556
  • E-519271
  • NFPA 70 (NEC) Article 334
  • Federal Specification A-A-56544
  • ARRA 2009 Section 1605 “Buy American” Compliant
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Wire Size & Specs

Insulation Thickness(in)Ampacity*
Size Stranding Ground Size PVC Nylon (AMPS)* 90° C OD(in) Approx Net
WT./MFT
Size
14/2+G
Stranding
Solid
Ground Size
14
Insulation Thickness(in)
PVC
45
Nylon
0.26
Ampacity*
(AMPS)* 90° C
15
OD(in)
.170 x .390
Approx Net WT./MFT
56
Size
12/2+G
Stranding
Solid
Ground Size
12
Insulation Thickness(in)
PVC
45
Nylon
0.305
Ampacity*
(AMPS)* 90° C
15
OD(in)
.170 x .390
Approx Net WT./MFT
83
Size
10/2+G
Stranding
Solid
Ground Size
10
Insulation Thickness(in)
PVC
45
Nylon
0.36
Ampacity*
(AMPS)* 90° C
30
OD(in)
.21 x .45
Approx Net WT./MFT
124
Size
8/2+G
Stranding
7
Ground Size
10
Insulation Thickness(in)
PVC
55
Nylon
0.415
Ampacity*
(AMPS)* 90° C
40
OD(in)
.29 x .58
Approx Net WT./MFT
195
Size
6/2+G
Stranding
7
Ground Size
10
Insulation Thickness(in)
PVC
55
Nylon
0.45
Ampacity*
(AMPS)* 90° C
55
OD(in)
.33 x .695
Approx Net WT./MFT
259
Size
14/3+G
Stranding
Solid
Ground Size
14
Insulation Thickness(in)
PVC
55
Nylon
0.49
Ampacity*
(AMPS)* 90° C
15
OD(in)
0.345
Approx Net WT./MFT
77
Size
12/3+G
Stranding
Solid
Ground Size
12
Insulation Thickness(in)
PVC
55
Nylon
0.54
Ampacity*
(AMPS)* 90° C
20
OD(in)
0.43
Approx Net WT./MFT
110
Size
10/3+G
Stranding
Solid
Ground Size
10
Insulation Thickness(in)
PVC
55
Nylon
0.59
Ampacity*
(AMPS)* 90° C
30
OD(in)
0.555
Approx Net WT./MFT
165
Size
8/3+G
Stranding
7
Ground Size
10
Insulation Thickness(in)
PVC
55
Nylon
0.655
Ampacity*
(AMPS)* 90° C
40
OD(in)
0.612
Approx Net WT./MFT
258
Size
6/3+G
Stranding
7
Ground Size
10
Insulation Thickness(in)
PVC
55
Nylon
0.705
Ampacity*
(AMPS)* 90° C
55
OD(in)
0.82
Approx Net WT./MFT
357
*Allowable ampacity shown above is per National Electrical Code. The above data is approximate and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances.

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