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HW157: 600V Power Cable, XLP XHHW-2, PVC/Nylon

Overview

Flame retardant 600 volt power cable for use in power, control, lighting, and signal circuits in a broad range of commercial and industrial applications.

Application

Approved for use in wet or dry locations at 90°C, for installation indoors or outdoors, aerially, in conduits, ducts, cable trays with a messenger. Direct burial in circuits not exceeding 600 volts.

Specifications

May be 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.

*TC-ER rating applies to cables with 3 or more insulated conductors when installed in accordance NEC Article 336.10 (7).

Conductors

  • Soft bare annealed copper per ASTM B-3, Class B stranding per ASTM B-8

Jacket

  • Sunlight and moisture-resistant black polyvinyl chloride (PVC) per UL 1277

Color Code

  • 10 AWG and smaller: ICEA Method 1
  • AWG and larger: ICEA Method 4

Flame Test

  • UL 1685 and IEEE 383 (70,000 BTU/hr) Vertical Tray Flame Test
  • IEEE 1202 (70,000 BTU/hr) Flame Test
  • ICEA T-29-520 (210,000 BTU/hr) Flame Test

Insulation

  • Cross-linked polyethylene (XLP) per ICEA S-95-658 and UL 44 for Type XHHW-2 conductors.
  • Sizes 8 AWG and smaller are VW-1.
  • Sizes 6 AWG and larger are non VW-1.

Grounding Conductor

  • Soft bare annealed copper per ASTM B-3, Class B stranding per ASTM B-8 sized in accordance with UL 1277.
  • 6 AWG and smaller have an insulated green with yellow stripe ground wire.
  • 4 AWG and larger have a bare ground wire.

Additional Standards

  • UL Type TC Tray Cable per Article 336 of the NEC
  • NEMA WC 70
  • ICEA S-95-658

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HW157: 600V Power Cable, XLP XHHW-2, PVC/Nylon

Flame retardant cable for use in power, control, lighting, and signal circuits in a broad range of commercial and industrial applications. Approved for use in wet or dry locations at 90°C, for installation indoors or outdoors, aerially, in conduits, ducts, cable trays with a messenger. Direct burial in circuits not exceeding 600 volts. May be 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.

*TC-ER rating applies to cables with 3 or more insulated conductors when installed in accordance NEC Article 336.10 (7).

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