SPEC 45052

Multi-Conductor CU 600 or 1000 Volt XLPE XHHW-2 PVC Control Cable

Type TC-ER Control Cable 600 or 1000 Volt Copper Conductors, Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) Insulation XHHW-2 Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket, Control Cable Conductor Identification Method 1 Table 2. Silicone free. VW-1 Rated

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:7 strands class B compressed bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8
  2. Insulation:Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) XHHW-2, 30 Mils thick for all cable sizes. VW-1 Rated
  3. Filler:Polypropylene filler on cables with 5 or less conductors
  4. Binder:Polyester flat thread binder tape applied for cables with more than 5 conductors
  5. Overall Jacket:Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket

Applications and Features:

Southwire’s 600 or 1000 Volt Type TC-ER control cables are suited for use in wet and dry areas, conduits, ducts, troughs, trays, direct burial, aerial supported by a messenger, and where superior electrical properties are desired. These cables are capable of operating continuously at the conductor temperature not in excess of 90°C for normal operation in wet and dry locations, 130°C for emergency overload, and 250°C for short circuit conditions. For uses in Class I, II, and III, Division 2 hazardous locations per NEC Article 501 and 502. Constructions with 3 or more conductors are listed for exposed runs (TC-ER) per NEC 336.10. VW-1 Rated.

Specifications:

  • ASTM B3 Standard Specification for Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B8 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • UL 44 Thermoset-Insulated Wires and Cables
  • UL 44 VW-1 Vertical flame test on individual conductors
  • UL 1277 Electrical Power and Control Tray Cables
  • UL 1685 FT4 Vertical-Tray Fire Propagation and Smoke Release Test
  • ICEA S-58-679 Control Cable Conductor Identification Method 1 Table 2
  • ICEA S-73-532 Standard for Control, Thermocouple Extension and Instrumentation Cables
  • ICEA S-95-658 (NEMA WC70) Power Cables Rated 2000 Volts or Less for the Distribution of Electrical Energy
  • IEEE 1202 FT4 Flame Test (70,000) BTU/hr Vertical Tray Test
  • Sample Print Legend:

    {SQFTG} SOUTHWIRE{R} MASTER-DESIGN (UL) XX AWG (X.XXmm2) CU 3/C TYPE TC-ER XHHW-2 CDRS 90(D)C JACKET SUNLIGHT RESISTANT DIRECT BURIAL FT4/IEEE1202 600V or 1000V NOM-ANCE XHHW-2 CT SR 600V 90(D)C
    Table 1 – Physical and Electrical Data
    Stock NumberCond. SizeCond. NumberDiameter Over Cond.Insul. ThicknessJacket ThicknessApprox. ODCopper WeightApprox. WeightDC Resistance @ 25°CAC Resistance @ 90°CMin Bending RadiusAllowable Ampacity At 60°C *Allowable Ampacity 75°C *Allowable Ampacity 90°C *
    AWGNo.inchmilmilinchlb/1000ftlb/1000ftΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftinchAmpAmpAmp
    10 AWG
    9529031060.11130600.6321943231.0401.3002.5242830
    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances
    ◊ Cable marked with this symbol is a standard stock item
    † Ampacities are based on Table 310.16 of the NEC, 2020 Edition. Ampacities of insulated conductors rated up to and including 2000 Volts, based on ambient temperature of 30°C (86°F). Ampacities have been adjusted to article 240.4 (D) and Table 310.15 (B)(3) for more than 3 current carrying conductors

    Revision: 3.0.00C