Model UF-TWU - Irrigation Wire
Conductor construction is soft drawn bare copper meeting the requirements of ASTM Specifications B-3, B-8 and B-787. Gauge sizes 14 thru 8 are solid conductors. Sizes 6 thru 4/0 are stranded conductors. The insulation is a high quality polyvinylchloride (PVC) for systems applications of up to 600 volts and conductor temperatures up to 60° C.
Application: Suitable for use as direct burial power and control wire for irrigation systems.
Conductor: Soft drawn bare copper (ASTM Specs. B-3, B-8 and B-787), Solid (14 awg thru 8 awg), Stranded (6 awg thru 4/0 awg).|
Insulation: Polyvinylchloride (PVC)
Temperature: 60° C
Voltage: 600 volts
Material must be able to pass the following tests without showing signs of degradation:
- Cold Bend — The insulation shall not show any cracks when sample is bent around a 3X mandrel after being subjected to -25° C for four (4) hours.
- Sunlight Resistance Test — Samples conditioned for 300 hours of carbon-arc or xenon-arc exposure.