SIS

Scope:
Single conductor, Type SIS or Type XHHW-2 VW-1 for use at 600 volts or less RoHS compliant. It is rated for a maximum continuous operating temperature between -40°C and 90°C in wet and 105°C in dry locations.

Applicable Standards and Tests:
ASTM B-1, B-3, B-33, B-8, and B-174, UL 44 and UL83, NEC Article 384 and UL vertical flame test.

Construction:
Conductors: Single copper conductors as solid or stranded, annealed or hard, coated or uncoated copper per UL and ASTM requirements. Tinned conductors are standard in SIS constructions.

Insulation: Gray XLP (crosslinked polyethylene) is “Oil and Gasoline Resistant II” is standard. All black insulation is rated “Sunlight Resistant”.

Identification and Packaging:
The wire shall be identified by surface marking indicating the manufacturer, conductor size, voltage rating, UL symbol, VW-1, and type designation. Standard length spools have 500 or 2500 feet. Custom lengths, non-standard colors, AWG and custom packaging are available by request.

SIS

 

AWG Standard Number of Strands Optional Stranding Insulation Thickness Mils Ampacity * Nominal Overall Diameter – Inches (standard strands) Approx. Shipping Wgt. (Lbs./Mft.)
18** 16 - 30 - 0.11” 11
16** 26 - 30 - 0.12” 15
14 41 7, 19 30 25 0.13”/0.14” 21
12 65 7, 19 30 30 0.15”/0.16” 27
10 105 7, 19 30 40 0.17”/0.18 40
8 133 7, 19 45 55 0.24”/0.25” 75
6 133 7, 19 45 75 0.28”/0.30” 115
4 133 7, 19 45 95 0.32”/0.34” 175
2 133 7, 19 45 130 0.38”/0.40 250
1 133 19, 37 55 145 0.44”/0.46” 330
1/0 133 19, 37 55 170 0.48”/0.52” 400
2/0 133 19 55 195 0.57” 471
3/0 133 19 55 225 0.64” 586
4/0 133 19 55 260 0.70” 730

*Ampacity is from NEC Article 310. Check with local codes authority for your guidance with your application.

**Non-UL product.

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