USE2-RHH2 Direct Burial Wire

2 USE-2 Direct Burial Single Conductor Copper Wire


Price is PER FOOT. Sold in 5 ft increments up to 500 ft.
Next-Day Delivery is available and adds 83¢ PER FOOT to the price.

  • Underground wire can be used without conduit
  • USE-2 OR RHH/RHW-2 Direct Burial Wire
  • 2 GA AWG
  • XLP (cross-linked insulated)
  • USE-2 OR RHH/RHW-2 Wire
  • 7-strand copper conductors
  • Gas and oil resistant
  • Sunlight resistant
  • C(UL) RW90 100 V Listed
  • 600V solid 90° C
  • UL Listed as XLP USE-2 or RHH/RHW-2 per Standard 44 and 854
  • 0.045 inches insulator thickness
  • 0.400 inches outside diameter

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Shipped from Illinois

We ship from central Illinois within 24-hours of receiving your order Monday - Friday

Product Information

Applications for Direct Burial Copper Wire:

Type RHH/RHW-2/USE-2 XLP is appropriate for use in general-purpose wiring for lighting and power in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings.

You can use direct burial 2 AWG cross-linked polyethylene insulated (XLP) copper wire and cable in wet, dry, or locations at temperatures not to exceed 90°C or 194°F (with ampacity limited to that for 60°C (140°F conductors) as specified by the NEC (National Electrical Code).

Suitable for use in low leakage circuits requiring a dielectric constant of 3.5 or less.  A typical application is for use in photovoltaic module (solar panel) installations. Additionally, RHH/RHW-2/USE2 is also used in aerial applications, raceways, and conduit.

You may also know XLP USE-2 RHH RHW-2 Copper Wire as:

  • 2 RHH/RHW-2/USE-2 XLP Direct Burial Wire
  • 2 USE-2 Copper Building Wire
  • 2 Copper RHH Wire
  • 2 Copper RHH Cable
  • 2 Direct Burial Electrical Cable
  • 2 Direct Burial Power Cable
  • 2 Underground Service Entrance Cable

The 7-strand conductors of XLP USE-2 RHH RHW-2 Direct Burial Copper Wire is made of stranded annealed bare copper insulated with chemically cross-linked polyethylene (XLP)

COLOR: Black

PRODUCT WEIGHT: .23 lb/ft.

We ship the next business day or same-day (for an additional fee) from central Illinois to U.S. customers.
Expedited Shipping is available if you place your order by 12 NOON Central Time.

PLEASE NOTE: We can’t accept returns on cut wire unless we have made a mistake in the cut, shipped the wrong item, or if the wire is defective in any way.

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