2/0 XHHW-2 Copper Building Wire


2/0 XHHW-2 Copper Building Wire


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2/0 XHHW-2 Copper Building Wire

Allowable Ampacity for 2/0 XHHW-2 Copper Building Wire (Direct Burial): 195

Allowable Ampacity 2/0 XHHW-2 Copper Building Wire in Duct: 195

Also Known As: 

2/0 XHHW-2 RW90 Copper Building Wire, 2/0 XHHW Cable, 2/0 XHHW Direct Burial Cable, 2/0 XHHW Service Wire, 2/0 XHHW Copper Wire.


XHHW is a multi-purpose electrical wire with cross-linked high heat water-resistant insulation. The most common applications include raceways for branch circuit wiring, conduits, services, and feeders. It is also used as a building wire. XHHW is suitable for industrial applications due to its toughness and excellent resistance to chemicals. The electrical wire is suitable for temperatures up to 90°C, with a voltage rating of 600 volts.



    The cable has an annealed bare copper conductor (solid or concentrically stranded). The conductor has excellent electrical conductivity and excellent resistance to moisture. The conductor also has excellent resistance to compression, pressure, and heat.


    The cable is insulated with a cross-linked polyethylene jacket (XLPE) that serves as a protective armor to the conductors. It is flame-retardant and resistant to abrasion, corrosion, moisture, dryness, chemicals, and heat. 


    • Ul Standard 493 for Thermoplastic-Insulated Underground Feeder and Branch Circuit Cables
    • For use in interior wiring in wet, dry or corrosive locations under-recognized wiring methods of the National Electrical Code (NEC)
    • Acceptable to be installed as a Non-Metallic Sheathed Cable following NEC Article 339-3 (4)
    • Acceptable for use per NEC Articles 300-4(b) and 339
    • ASTM - B3 and B-8
    • UL Standard 83
    • Federal Specification A-A-59544
    • RoHS/ REACH


    • Size AWG: 2/0
    • Weight per 1,000 ft: 450 lbs
    • Outside Diameter: 0.520 inches
    • Number of Strands: 19
    • Jacket: XLPE
    • Insulation Thickness: 55 mils

    Manufacturer Equivalents

    Advanced Digital : 

    Black : 2020
    Green : 2020GN

    Aetna : 

    Black : 117-5200C
    Green : 117-5205

    Draka : 

    Black : 6201081bkl
    Green : 6201081GNL

    General Cable : 

    Black : 629439

    Kalas : Black : t.b.d.
    Green : t.b.d.

    Omni Cable :

    Black : M72/0ST-01
    Green : M72/0ST-04

    Southwire :

    Black : 11301999

    *Data provided on this page is subject to change based on different manufacturers' variances
    ** Images are for display purposes only refer to Product Technical Details for accurate information on the product.

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