Aluminum Use-2

Product Description

Annealed, solid or stranded aluminum alloy (EC1350) conductor, insulated with an abrasion, moisture, and heat resistant cross-linked (XLP) polyethylene.

Application

Type USE2 or RHW2 or RHH2 conductors are used in air, conduit or other approved raceways as specified in the national electrical code. USE2 or RHW2 or RHH2 can be used as underground service entrance cable, for direct burial at temperatures not to exceed 75°C; or when used as RHW2 conductor, temperatures are not to exceed 75°C in wet locations; or when used as RHH2 in dry locations, conductor temperatures are not to exceed 90°C. 250 MCM and larger sizes may be installed in tray per NEC Article 318. Conductor is rated 600 volts.

Specification Data

Underwriters laboratories standard 44 (RHW or RHH)
Underwriters laboratories standard 854 (USE)
Federal Specification J-C-30
National Electric Code

Product Data

Conductor Insulation Thickness (mils.) Complete Cable Diameter (inches) Allowable Ampacities+ Approx. Net Weight Per 1000′ (lbs.)
Size (AWG or kcmil) Stranding 75°C 90°C
8 7 60 .266 40 45 37
6 7 60 .304 40 45 50
4 7 60 .352 65 75 68
2 7 60 .412 90 100 96
1 19 80 .492 100 115 130
1/0 19 80 .533 120 135 155
2/0 19 80 .579 135 150 190
3/0 19 80 .630 155 175 230
4/0 19 80 .688 180 205 275
250 37 95 .765 205 230 320
300 37 95 .820 230 255 375
350 37 95 .871 250 280 440
400 37 95 .918 270 305 495
500 37 95 1.003 310 350 605
600 61 110 1.113 340 385 715
750 61 110 1.218 385 435 885
1000 61 110 1.372 445 500 1145

*Manufactured with pride in DeKalb, IL USA.

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