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2 AWG THHN/THWN-2 Building Wire – Cut to Length


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#2 Stranded Copper THHN/THWN-2 Wire

Cut to length - sold by the foot. 
Minimum 1' to maximum 10000'. Please call for longer put ups.

Type THHN/THWN-2 building wire is intended for general purpose applications as defined by the National Electrical Code (NEC). Type THHN-THWN-2 is permitted for new construction or rewiring for 600-volt applications. Applications requiring Type THHN or THWN-2, the conductor is appropriate for use in wet or dry locations at temperatures not to exceed 90°C or not to exceed 75°C in oil or coolants. Applications requiring Type MTW conductor is appropriate for use in dry locations at 90°C, or not to exceed 60°C in wet locations or where exposed to oils or coolants. Applications requiring Type AWM conductor is appropriate for use at temperatures to not exceed 105°C in dry locations.

Also Known As:
#2 AWG Copper wire, #2 AWG THWN, building wire, hook up wire, conduit wire, lighting wire, nylon copper wire, construction cable, residential wire, 2 gauge wire etc...

Nylon outer jacket for easy pulling. VW-1 rated 14 AWG - 8 AWG. All sizes are rated gasoline and oil-resistant II.

A tough, polyamide, Nylon outer covering per UL-1063 and UL-83.

Underwriters Laboratories Standards UL-83, UL-1063, UL-758
AWM Spec 1316, 1317, 1318, 1319, 1320, 1321
ASTM Stranding Class B3, B8, B787
Federal Specification A-A-59544
Canadian Standards Association C22.2 No. 75
NEMA WC70/ICEA S-95-658
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Solid, uncoated copper conductors per ASTM-B3
Stranded, uncoated copper conductors per ASTM-B3, ASTM-B787 and ASTM-B8
Color-coded Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC), heat and moisture-resistant, flame-retardant compound per UL-1063 and UL-8

2 AWG THHN/THWN-2 Specifications*:

Size: 2 AWG
Number of Strands: 19
Cross Section Area (mm2): 33.60
PVC Insulation Thickness (Conductor): 1.020 mm / 0.040 inches
Nylon Jacket Thickness: 0.150 mm / 0.006 inches
Outside Diameter: 9.53 mm / 0.375 inches
Weight: 0.254 lbs per ft
Allowable Ampacity: 95 Amps at 60ºC / 115 Amps at 75ºC / 130 Amps at 90ºC

*Data provided on this page is subject to change based on different manufacturers variances.

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Cable TypeTHHN/THWN-2
Wire Size2 AWG
# of Conductors1 Conductor
Conductor MaterialBare Copper
Stranded or Solid Stranded
Number of Strands19
O.D. (Inches)0.375
Ampacity 130
Temp. Rating90°C
Insulation MaterialPVC - Polyvinyl Chloride
Jacket MaterialNylon
Direct BurialNo
Location UseWet, Dry
Indoor/Outdoor UseIndoor, Outdoor
StandardsUL Listed, CSA Certified
FeaturesWater Resistant, Oil & Gas Resistant, Heat Resistant