May be used as service-entrance conductors when installed as required by NEC® Article 230. May be used for branch circuits or feeders within a building as specified by the NEC Section 338-10.
- branch circuit wiring
Compact stranded AA-8000 Series aluminum alloy
- Bare conductor strands are helically wound around two paralleled insulated conductors.
Type XHHW-2 conductors
Black XLP (cross-linked polyethylene), rated 90°C in wet or dry locations
Polarity ID: A red stripe on one conductor’s insulation surface
Gray, sunlight-resistant PVC (polyvinyl chloride) over entire assembly
UL Standard 44 (Insulated Conductors)
UL 854 Service Entrance Cables
Federal Specification A-A-59544
NFPA70: National Electrical Code®
Glass-reinforced tape applied over conductors
Sample: AA-8000 AL TYPE SE CABLE STYLE U XHHW-2 660V 2 CDRS 2 AWG 1 CDR 4AWG (UL)