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HW158

Application

Superior flame-retardant cable for use in power, control and lighting circuits in a broad range of commercial and industrial applications where resistance to caustic environments is required. Approved for use in wet or dry locations at 90°C, for installation indoors or outdoors, aerially, in conduits, ducts, cable trays or direct burial in circuits not exceeding 600 volts. May be installed at temperatures as low as -35°C and used in NEC Class I and II, Division 2 hazardous locations. UL approved for use at 90°C for continuous operation, 130°C for emergency overload conditions, and 250°C for short circuit conditions. Exposed Run (ER) rating available upon request.

Color Code

ICEA Method 1, Table E-1 and E-2

Conductors

  • Tin-coated, soft annealed copper per ASTM B-33, Class B stranding per ASTM B-8

Jacket

  • Sunlight-resistant chlorinated polyethylene (CPE) per ICEA S-73-532 and UL Standard 1277

Isolation

  • Flame-retardant ethylene-propylene-rubber (FR-EP) per ICEA S-73-532 and UL Standard 44 for Type XHHW-2, VW-1 conductors

Flame Tests

  • IEEE 383 (70,000 BTU/hr) Flame Test
  • IEEE 1202 (70,000 BTU/hr) CSA FT4 Flame Test
  • UL Standard 1277 (70,000 BTU/hr) Flame Test
  • ICEA T-29-520 (210,000 BTU/hr) Flame Test
  • Individual conductors pass the UL VW-1 Flame Test

Additional Standards

  • UL Type TC per Article 336 of the NEC
  • Approved for Class 1 remote-control and signaling circuits per Article 725 of the NEC
  • NEMA WC 57
  • ICEA S-73-552

*TC-ER rating applies to cables with 3 or more insulated conductors

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HW158: 600V Control Cable, FREP XHHW-2, CPE

Superior flame-retardant cable for use in power, control and lighting circuits in a broad range of commercial and industrial applications where resistance to caustic environments is required. Approved for use in wet or dry locations at 90°C, for installation indoors or outdoors, aerially, in conduits, ducts, cable trays or direct burial in circuits not exceeding 600 volts. May be installed at temperatures as low as -35°C and used in NEC Class I and II, Division 2 hazardous locations. UL approved for use at 90°C for continuous operation, 130°C for emergency overload conditions, and 250°C for short circuit conditions. Exposed Run (ER) rating available upon request.

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