Scope:

Single conductor, Type XHHW-2 or RW90 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. Dielectric constant, 3.5 or less.

Applicable Standards and Tests:

ASTM B-1, B-3, B-33, B-8, and B-174, UL 44 and UL83, Fed Spec J-C-30B, ASTM 150.

Construction:

Conductors:

Single copper conductors as solid or stranded, annealed or hard, coated or uncoated copper per UL and ASTM requirements.

Insulation:

XLP (Cross-Linked Polyethylene) is “Oil and Gasoline Resistant II”. All black insulation is rated “Sunlight Resistant”. VW-1 and all colors are available upon request.

Identification and Packaging:

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

AWGStandard Number of StrandsMaximum Pulling Tension (pounds)Bending Radius (inches)Insulation Thickness (inches)Jacket Thickness
(inches)
14Solid or 719,41300.13"/0.1421
12Solid or 719,65300.15"/0.16"27
10Solid or 719,105300.17"/0.18"40
8Solid or 719,133450.24"/0.25"66
6Solid or 719,133450.28"/0.30"100
4Solid or 719,133450.32"/0.34"153
2719,133450.38"237
119133550.44"301
1/019133550.48"375
2/01937550.53"465
3/01937550.58"580
4/01937550.64"720