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Welding Cable Structure

Conductor:
Welding Cable has a rope lay Class K stranded soft drawn bare copper conductor per ASTM B-172.

Separation:
Polyester tape (25 to 30) Micron

Outer Sheath:
NBR Rubber Double Sheath, black and oil resistant

*Any other Color on specific request can also be supplied

Welding Cable Technical Data

Fixed installation -30°c to max.+ 90°C
Nominal voltage 600 V
Test voltage 3000 V
Mechnical properties Tensile strength = 10 N/mm 2 Min. Elongation = 300 Min.
Min. bending radius 4 x cable diameter
Flame propagation Flame retardant test
as per IEC 60332-1

Welding Cable features

  • Ultra high performance flexible welding lead, double insulated for longer life and added safety
  • Excellent flexibility to last longer in flex applications
  • RoHS Compliant
  • Outstanding toughness & durability
  • High resistance to cuts, tears & abrasion
  • Resistance to oil, solvents and chemicals
  • Excellent ozone and weather resistant

Welding Cable Application

Welding Cable is for use on connections from electrode holders and clamps to arc welders, bus welding box or transformers. Welding cable is for applications up to 600 volts and temperatures from -30°C to +90°C.

Standard length cable packing:
Coils 100, 200, 300 and 500 m. in wooden reels

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Cross Sectional Area Copper Construction Inner Dia. Outer Dia Appx. Max. Conductor Resistance at 20˚C Max. Current (Amb. Temp of 40˚C)
AWG Nos. / Dia. mm mm mm Ω/km AMPS
6 273 / 0.254 8.00 10.70 1.39 115
4 427 / 0.254 9.50 12.10 0.873 150
2 651 / 0.254 11.00 14.20 0.554 205
1 817 / 0.254 11.70 15.40 0.44 240
1/0 1045 / 0.254 12.30 16.30 0.349 285
2/0 1330 / 0.254 14.40 18.70 0.276 325
3/0 1672 / 0.254 16.60 20.80 0.221 380
4/0 2146 / 0.254 18.20 23.00 0.175 440
250MCM 2508 / 0.254 21.10 27.60 0.149 495
350MCM 3496 / 0.254 20.80 30.80 0.106 680
500MCM 5013 / 0.254 26.80 34.00 0.0743 720
  • The number of wires is approximate and wire diameter is nominal; they shall be such as to satisfy the requirements of conductor resistance of UL-83.
  • In view of continuous improvements in our design and process, specifications given here in are subject change without notice.

> All are flexible conductor
> Insulation material is NBR
> Sheath material is NBR

length in feet for total circuit for secondary voltages only – do not use this table for 600 Volt in-line applications

AMPS 100' 150' 200' 250' 300' 350' 400'
100 4 4 2 2 1 1/0 1/0
150 4 2 1 1/0 2/0 3/0 3/0
200 2 1 1/0 2/0 3/0 4/0 4/0
250 1 1/0 2/0 3/0 4/0    
300 1/0 2/0 3/0 4/0      
350 1/0 3/0 4/0        
400 2/0 3/0          
450 2/0 4/0          
500 3/0 4/0          
550 3/0 4/0          
600 4/0            

REQUIRED CABLE SIZES SHOWN IN AWG NUMBERS