Copper Use-2 or RHH/RHW-2

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Product Description

Annealed solid or stranded copper conductor, abrasion, moisture and heat resistant, cross-linked polyethylene insulation. Conductor is surface printed with manufacturer's identification, conductor size and metal type, voltage rating, and type designation.

 

Colors available upon request.

Application

Type Use-2 or RHH/RHW-2 conductors are used in air, conduit or other approved raceways as specified in the National Electrical Code (NEC). Use-2 or RHH/RHW-2 can be used as underground service entrance cable for direct burial at temperatures not to exceed 75˚ C; or when used as RHW-2 conductor, temperatures are not to exceed 75˚ C in wet locations; or when used as RHH-2 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

Solid

 

Copper - Covered Copper - Copper Use-2 or RHH/RHW-2 - Solid

 

Size (AWG) Stranding Insulation Thickness (mils.) Nominal Diameter (inches) Weight Per 1000 Ft. (lbs.) Ampacity* 75°C RHW or USE Ampacity* 90°C RHH
12 SOLID 45 171 31 20 20
10 SOLID 45 192 44 30 30
8 SOLID 60 249 68 45 50

Stranded

 

Copper - Covered Copper - Copper Use-2 or RHH/RHW-2 - Stranded

 

Size (AWG) Stranding Insulation Thickness (mils.) Nominal Diameter (inches) Weight Per 1000 Ft. (lbs.) Ampacity* 75°C RHW or USE Ampacity* 90°C RHH
12 7 45 182 31 25 30
10 7 45 206 47 35 40
8 7 60 266 72 50 55
6 7 60 304 106 65 75
4 7 60 352 155 85 95
2 7 60 412 240 115 130
1 19 80 492 309 130 150
1/0 19 80 533 380 150 170
2/0 19 80 579 470 175 195
3/0 19 80 630 585 200 225
4/0 19 80 688 729 230 260
250 37 95 765 867 255 290
300 37 95 820 1029 285 320
350 37 95 871 1190 310 350
400 37 95 918 1350 335 380
500 37 95 1003 1670 380 430
600 61 110 1113 2010 420 475
750 61 110 1218 2495 475 535
1000 61 110 1372 3290 545 615

+Per NEC Table 310-16

 

*Manufactured with pride in DeKalb, IL USA.