8-8-8 Aluminum SEU Service Entrance Cable Applications:
Aluminum SEU cable is primarily used as panel feeder in multiple unit dwellings and for branch circuits. Maximum operating temperature is not to exceed 90°C in wet locations. Voltage rating is 600 volts.
8-8-8 Aluminum SEU Service Entrance Cable Construction:
Conductor – Aluminum SEU cable has a compact strand soft drawn 8000 series aluminum conductor, per ASTM B-801
Insulation – Aluminum SEU cable has a type XHHW-2 cross linked polyethylene (XLP) insulation. The conductors are cabled together with an aluminum alloy concentric neutral and covered with a reinforced binder tape.
Jacket – Aluminum SEU cable has a gray sunlight resistance polyvinyl chloride (PVC) jacket.
8-8-8 Aluminum SEU Service Entrance Cable Standards:
UL 44, 854
Federal Specification J-C – 30B
Ampacities based on National Electric Code, 2005 edition, section 310-15
60°C when terminated to equipment for circuits rated 100amps or less or marked for 14ga through 1ga conductors
70°C when terminated to equipment for circuits rated over 100amps or marked for conductors larger than 1ga
90°C wet or dry locations For dwelling units, conductors shall be permitted at listed Ampacities to be utilized as 120/240 volt, 3-wire, single phase service conductors that supply the total load
8-8-8 Aluminum SEU Service Entrance Cable Specifications:
Insulated Conductor Size: 8 AWG
Bare Neutral Size: 8 AWG
Outside Diameter: 0.407 inches
Ampacity: 45 amps @ 90°C
Net Weight: .104 lbs/ft