SPEC 83048

Quadruplex 600 Volt RHH/RHW-2 or USE-2 AlumaFlex Underground Service Entrance

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:Conductors are stranded, compressed Triple E AA8000 (8176-H24)
  2. Insulation:Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) Type RHH/RHW-2 or USE-2
  3. Neutral:Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) with three Yellow Extruded Stripes (YES)

Applications and Features:

Conductors are stranded, compressed aluminum Triple E AA8000 (8176-H24), insulated with cross-linked polyethylene Type RHH/RHW-2 or USE-2. Neutrals are identified by three yellow extruded stripes. Cables with “YES” neutrals have sequential footage markers. Conductors are durably surface printed for identification. Three-phase conductors and one neutral conductor are cabled together to produce the quadruplex cable configuration. 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.

Specifications:

  • ASTM B801 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Conductors of 8000 Series Aluminum Alloy
  • UL 44 Thermoset-Insulated Wires and Cables
  • UL 854 Service Entrance Cable
  • ICEA S-105-692 Standard For 600 Volt Single Layer Thermoset Insulated Utility Underground Distribution Cables
  • Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCode WordPhase Cond. SizePhase StrandDia. Over Phase ConductorPhase Insul. ThicknessDia. Over Phase InsulationNeutral Cond. SizeNeutral StrandNeutral Insul. ThicknessDia. Over Neutral InsulationApprox. ODApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo.inchmilinchAWG/KcmilNo.milinchinchlb/1000ft
    TBATulsa470.225600.34547600.3450.833255
    TBADyke270.283600.40347600.3450.973342
    TBAWittenburg270.283600.40327600.4030.973378
    TBANotre Dame1/090.352800.51227600.4031.236534
    TBAPurdue1/090.352800.5121/09800.5121.236589
    TBASyracuse2/0110.395800.55519800.4731.34657
    TBALafayette2/0110.395800.5552/011800.5551.34713
    TBASwarthmore3/0170.443800.6031/09800.5121.456798
    TBADavidson3/0170.443800.6033/017800.6031.456868
    606898^Wake Forest4/0180.498800.5552/011800.5551.588972
    TBAEarlham4/0180.498800.6584/018800.6581.5881062
    691964Wake Forest4/0180.498800.6582/011800.5551.5881006
    341974^Slippery Rock350300.641950.8314/018800.6582.0061547
    TBAMorehouse500370.789950.83130037950.7842.3632110
    TBAWestminster750610.9681100.9835030950.8312.8683014
    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances
    ^ HI-SCORE: Medium Density Polyethylene Insulation
    Notes:
    1. The actual number of strands may differ for single input wire per ASTM B901
    Table 2 – Electrical and Engineering Data
    Stock NumberCode WordPhase Cond. SizeDC Resistance @ 25°CAC Resistance @ 90°CInductive Reactance @ 60HzGMRAllowable Ampacity in Duct 90°CAllowable Ampacity Directly Buried 90°C
    AWG/KcmilΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftftAmpAmp
    TBATulsa40.41830.5110.03730.0068100100
    TBADyke20.26310.32140.03540.0086100100
    TBAWittenburg20.26310.32140.03560.0086100100
    TBANotre Dame1/00.16530.2020.03560.0107135135
    TBAPurdue1/00.16530.2020.03590.0107135135
    TBASyracuse2/00.13120.16030.03470.0121150150
    TBALafayette2/00.13120.16030.0350.0121150150
    TBASwarthmore3/00.1040.12720.03350.0139175175
    TBADavidson3/00.1040.12720.03370.0139175175
    606898^Wake Forest4/00.08250.10090.03280.0157205205
    TBAEarlham4/00.08250.10090.0330.0157225290
    691964Wake Forest4/00.08250.10090.03280.0157205205
    341974^Slippery Rock3500.04990.06110.0320.0204280280
    TBAMorehouse5000.03490.04290.03090.0252350350
    TBAWestminster7500.02330.02880.03030.0311435435
    Notes:
    1. Inductive reactance assumes cables are cradled in conduit, and the neutral is carrying no current.
    2. Conductors assumed to be reverse lay stranded, compressed construction.
    3. Phase spacing assumes cables are touching.
    4. Resistances shown are for the phase conductors only.
    5. Ampacities are based on Table 310.15 (B)(16) of the NEC, 2017 Edition. Ampacities of insulated conductors rated up to and including 2000 Volts, based on ambient temperature of 30°C (86°F)

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