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)StrandingInsulation Thickness (mils.)Nominal Diameter (inches)Weight Per 1000 Ft. (lbs.)Ampacity* 75°C RHW or USEAmpacity* 90°C RHH
12SOLID45171312020
10SOLID45192443030
8SOLID60249684550

Stranded

 

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

 

Size (AWG)StrandingInsulation Thickness (mils.)Nominal Diameter (inches)Weight Per 1000 Ft. (lbs.)Ampacity* 75°C RHW or USEAmpacity* 90°C RHH
12745182312530
10745206473540
8760266725055
67603041066575
47603521558595
2760412240115130
11980492309130150
1/01980533380150170
2/01980579470175195
3/01980630585200225
4/01980688729230260
2503795765867255290
30037958201029285320
35037958711190310350
40037959181350335380
500379510031670380430
6006111011132010420475
7506111012182495475535
10006111013723290545615

+Per NEC Table 310-16

 

*Manufactured with pride in DeKalb, IL USA.