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Applications
For use in closed environments or populated spaces such as auditoriums, arenas and health facilities where more stringent customer specifications for smoke and halogen-free materials are desired.  Ideally suited for use in a broad range of commercial, industrial and utility applications where reliability is a major concern, where maximum performance will be demanded  and where space  is limited.  For use in free air, raceways or direct burial in accordance with NEC

Construction
Conductor:  14 AWG thru 1000 kcmil compressed tinned copper per ASTM B33, Class B stranding per ASTM B8
Insulation:  Composite Low-Smoke, Zero-Halogen Cross-linked Polyolefin (LSZH XLPO) colored for contrast with black Low-Smoke, Zero-Halogen Cross-linked Polyolefin (LSZH XLPO)
Print: AMERICAN WIRE GROUP LSZH TYPE USE-2 OR RHH OR RHW-2 (SIZE) 600 V OIL RES I SUN RES -40C ST1* FOR CT USE* (UL) DAY/MONTH/YEAR  OF MFG SEQUENTIALFOOTAGE MARK * “ST1” and “FOR CT USE” on 1/0 AWG and larger.

Features

  • Rated at 90°C wet or dry
  • Low-Smoke, Zero-Halogen insulation systemExtra-tough, mechanically rugged composite insulation construction
  • Low Friction for easy pulling on 8 AWG and larger
  • Excellent electrical, thermal and physical properties
  • Excellent moisture resistance, exceeding UL 44 requirements
  • Excellent resistance to crush, compression cuts and heat deformation
  • Excellent flame resistance
  • Resistant to most oils and chemicals
  • UV/sunlight-resistant
  • Rated ST-1 for Limited Smoke per UL 44 on sizes 1/0 AWG and larger
  • Stable electrical properties over a broad temperature range
  • Excellent low temperature cold bend characteristics, meets cold bend and cold impact test at -40°C

Compliances:

  • National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • “FOR CT USE” on 1/0 AWG and larger in accordance with NEC
  • UL 44 Type RHH/RHW-2
  • UL 854 Type USE-2
  • Limited Smoke rating per UL 44 and UL 1685
  • Compressed tinned copper per ASTM B33
  • Class B stranding per ASTM B8
  • ICEA T-33-655 smoke, halogen and acid gas requirements
  • ICEA S-95-658/NEMA WC70

Flame Test Compliances:

  • For 1/0 AWG and larger: IEEE 383, IEEE 1202/CSA FT4
  • UL 1685

Other Compliances:

  • EPA 40 CFR, Part 261 for leachable lead content per TCLP
  • OSHA Acceptable
  • RoHS Compliant

Packaging:  Material cut to length and shipped on non-returnable wood reels

Options:

  • 2 kV version
  • Bare copper conductor
  • Other stranding available

Size
AWG
or
KCMIL

N/A 500

Insulation
Thickness
(mil)

N/A 37/.1162

Nominal
Conductor
Diameter
(in)

N/A 0.80

Nominal
Conductor
Diameter
(mm)

N/A 20.32

Minimum
Average
Insulation
Thickness
(in)

N/A 0.065

Minimum
Average
Insulation
Thickness
(mm)

N/A 1.65

Minimum
Average
Insulation
Diameter
(in)

N/A 0.94

Minimum
Average
Insulation
Diameter
(mm)

N/A 23.88

Minimum
Average
Jackness
Thickness
(in)

N/A 0.065

Minimum
Average
Jackness
Thickness
(mm)

N/A 1.65

Minimum
Average
Jackness
Diameter
(in)

N/A 1.09

Minimum
Average
Jackness
Diameter
(mm)

N/A 27.69

Copper
Weight
(lb/MFT)

N/A 1542

Copper
Weight
(kg/km)

N/A 2295

Net
Weight
(lb/MFT)

N/A 1803

Net
Weight
(kg/km)

N/A 2683
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