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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

 

Solid
Size (AWG) Stranding Insulation Thickness (mils.) Nominal Diameter Weight  Ampacity* 75°C RHW or USE Ampacity* 90°C RHH
(inches) (mm) lbs. / 1000ft Kg / Km
12 SOLID 45 0.171 4.34 31 46.13 20 20
10 SOLID 45 0.192 4.88 44 65.47 30 30
8 SOLID 60 0.249 6.32 68 101.18 45 50

 

Stranded
Size (AWG) Stranding Insulation Thickness (mils.) Nominal Diameter  Weight  Ampacity* 75°C RHW or USE Ampacity* 90°C RHH
(inches) (mm) lbs. / 1000ft Kg / Km
12 7 45 0.182 4.62 31 46.13 25 30
10 7 45 0.206 5.23 47 69.94 35 40
8 7 60 0.266 6.76 72 107.14 50 55
6 7 60 0.304 7.72 106 157.73 65 75
4 7 60 0.352 8.94 155 230.64 85 95
2 7 60 0.412 10.46 240 357.12 115 130
1 19 80 0.492 12.50 309 459.79 130 150
1/0  19 80 0.533 13.54 380 565.44 150 170
2/0  19 80 0.579 14.71 470 699.36 175 195
3/0  19 80 0.63 16.00 585 870.48 200 225
4/0  19 80 0.688 17.48 729 1084.75 230 260
250 37 95 0.765 19.43 867 1290.10 255 290
300 37 95 0.82 20.83 1029 1531.15 285 320
350 37 95 0.871 22.12 1190 1770.72 310 350
400 37 95 0.918 23.32 1350 2008.80 335 380
500 37 95 1.003 25.48 1670 2484.96 380 430
600 61 110 1.113 28.27 2010 2990.88 420 475
750 61 110 1.218 30.94 2495 3712.56 475 535
1000 61 110 1.372 34.85 3290 4895.52 545 615