8/3 w/ Ground UF-B Underground Feeder Cable 125', 250', 500' or 1000ft Coil
8/3 UF-B Wire w/ Ground 125', 250', 500' or 1000ft Coil
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UF-B is an underground feeder and branch circuit wiring cable. It can be used as an underground feeder from an existing building to outdoor lighting fixtures, pumps, outbuildings and other equipment. Its applications are outlined in Article 340 NEC 2008 and NEC 2011. UF-B is rated at 600 volts. Although it is rated at a conductor temperature of 90ºC dry / wet, its ampacity is limited to 60ºC according to the NEC 2008 AND NEC 2011. UF-B may be directly buried or installed where exposed to sunlight. When used as an NM cable it must comply with the requirements in NEC 2008 and NEC 2011 Article 334.
ASTM - B3 and B-8
UL Standard 83
UL Standard 493
Federal Specification A-A-59544
National Electrical Code, NFPA 70, 2011 Edition
Stranded annealed soft bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8.
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) with a nylon covering. Color coded phase identification.
Soft bare copper, stranded per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8.
Sunlight, moisture and fungus resistant gray PVC.
Size: 8 AWG
Number of Conductors: 3
PVC Insulation Thickness: 0.035 inches
Ground Wire Size: 10 AWG
Nylon Thickness: 0.005 inches
Nominal Cable Dimensions: 1.059 inches x .319 inches
Weight per foot: 0..304 lbs
Allowable Ampacity: 40 Amps
*Data provided on this page is subject to change based on different manufacturers variances.
|Cable Type||Underground Feeder (UF-B)|
|Type of Structure||Residential, Agriculture|
|Wire Size||8 AWG|
|# of Conductors||3 Conductors w/ Ground|
|Ground Size||10 AWG|
|Conductor Material||Bare Copper|
|Stranded or Solid||Stranded|
|Insulation Material||PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride|
|Jacket Material||PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride|
|Location Use||Wet, Dry|
|Indoor/Outdoor Use||Indoor, Outdoor|
|Applications||Outbuildings, Garages, Barns, Pumps, Lamp Posts, Internal Branch Circuit Wiring|
|Standards||UL Listed, RoHS Compliant|
|Color Code||Black, White, Red|