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Wire & Cable Your Way offers a wide selection of USE-2 or RHW-2 or RHH Building Wire products at the best prices you'll find anywhere. These cables featue an XLPE jacket. USE-2 or RHW-2 or RHH 90°C - 600 Volt Stranded Building Wire is suitable for use in general purpose wiring applications and may be installed in raceway, conduit, direct burial and aerial installations where a cable having superior flame retardance is required. USE-2 or RHW-2 or RHH Building Wire is commonly used as solar wire for various applications. 

THHN Stranded Wire
USE-2/RHH/RHW-2 Copper Building Wire
Item (sold by the foot) O.D.
(inches)
Ampacity
@ 90°C
Price
14 AWG USE-2/RHH/RHW-2 Copper Wire » 0.160 15 $0.19/ft
12 AWG USE-2/RHH/RHW-2 Copper Wire » 0.180 20 $0.21/ft
10 AWG USE-2/RHH/RHW-2 Copper Wire » 0.200 30 $0.31/ft
8 AWG USE-2/RHH/RHW-2 Copper Wire » 0.266 55 $0.41/ft
6 AWG USE-2/RHH/RHW-2 Copper Wire » 0.304 75 $0.64/ft
4 AWG USE-2/RHH/RHW-2 Copper Wire » 0.352 95 $0.85/ft
2 AWG USE-2/RHH/RHW-2 Copper Wire » 0.412 130 $1.40/ft
1 AWG USE-2/RHH/RHW-2 Copper Wire » 0.481 145 $2.18/ft
1/0 AWG USE-2/RHH/RHW-2 Copper Wire » 0.520 170 $2.42/ft
2/0 AWG USE-2/RHH/RHW-2 Copper Wire » 0.564 195 $2.85/ft
3/0 AWG USE-2/RHH/RHW-2 Copper Wire » 0.614 225 $4.49/ft
4/0 AWG USE-2/RHH/RHW-2 Copper Wire » 0.670 260 $5.31/ft
250 MCM USE-2/RHH/RHW-2 Copper Wire » 0.765 290 $5.75/ft
350 MCM USE-2/RHH/RHW-2 Copper Wire » 0.871 350 $6.93/ft
400 MCM USE-2/RHH/RHW-2 Copper Wire » 0.918 380 $8.43/ft
500 MCM USE-2/RHH/RHW-2 Copper Wire » 1.003 430 $9.29/ft
600 MCM USE-2/RHH/RHW-2 Copper Wire » 1.113 475 $11.66/ft
750 MCM USE-2/RHH/RHW-2 Copper Wire » 1.218 535 $19.15/ft
 

 

USE-2 Cable Properties

Underground
Service
Entrance Cable

Rated for Direct Burial
600 V Stranded Building Wire, UL recognized cross-linked Polyethylene Insulation XLPE

Application:
USE-2 cables are primarily used for power distribution, in raceways in accordance with National Electrical Code, except that the cable is not rated for use in cable tray. USE-2 is approved for direct burial and for service entrance below ground. USE-2 cables may be used in wet or dry locations, with ambient temperatures not exceeding 90°C. Voltage rating for USE-2 cable is 600V

Applicable Standards:
USE-2 meets or exceeds the following standards
UL 44
Requirements of the National Electrical Code
ASTM standards B 800, B 801
Sunlight resistant 

Description:
Single copper conductor, stranded, insulated with moisture and heat resistant, chemically cross-linked polyethylene insulation. Temperature rating 90° C in wet and dry applications.available.

Insulation:
USE-2 has abrasion, heat and moisture resistant cross-linked polyethylene insulation XLPE