Product Hierarchy
Product Hierarchy

38312 - UL Type PV Wire, #12 Str TC, XLPO Ins, PVC Jkt, 2000V PV 90C Dry/Wet

UL Type PV Wire, 12AWG (65x30) Tinned Copper, XLPO Insulation, PVC Outer Jacket, 2000V PV 90C Dry/Wet USE-2 RHW-2 SUN RES

Product Overview

Suitable Applications: Interconnection wiring of grounded and ungrounded photovoltaic power systems as described in Section 690.31(A) of the 2008 NEC.

Physical Characteristics (Overall)

AWGStrandingMaterialNo. of Conductors
1265x30TC - Tinned Copper1
Conductor Count: 1
MaterialNominal Wall Thickness
XLP, XLPO, XLPE (Thermoset)0.063 in
XLP, XLPO, XLPE (Thermoset)
Outer Jacket Material
MaterialNominal DiameterNominal Wall Thickness
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride0.285 in0.033 in

Electrical Characteristics

Conductor DCR
Nominal Conductor DCR
1.5 Ohm/1000ft
ElementMax. Recommended Current [A]
Single conductor in free air @ 30 ambient40 Amps Single Conductor in Free Air
Non-UL Voltage RatingUL DescriptionUL Voltage Rating
600 VPV, RHW-22000 V
USE-2600 V RMS

Temperature Range

UL Temp Rating: 90°C
Operating Temp Range: -40°C To +90°C

Mechanical Characteristics

Bulk Cable Weight: 51.25 lbs/1000ft
Max. Pull Tension: 84.5 lbs
Min Bend Radius/Minor Axis: 2.875 in


UL AWM Style Compliance: PV, USE-2, RHW-2
Military Compliance: N/A

Applicable Environmental and Other Programs

EU Directive 2000/53/EC (ELV): Yes
EU Directive 2003/96/EC (BFR): Yes
EU Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS II): Yes
EU Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE): Yes
EU Directive 2015/863/EU: Yes
EU Directive Compliance: EU Directive 2003/11/EC (BFR)
EU CE Mark: Yes
EU RoHS Compliance Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 2010-10-01
MII Order #39 (China RoHS): Yes


Suitability - Sunlight Resistance: Yes

Flammability, LS0H, Toxicity Testing

UL Flammability: VW-1
UL voltage rating: 2000 V RMS


Plenum (Y/N): No

Part Number

Item #ColorPutup TypeLengthUPC
38312 0105000BlackReel5,000 ft612825147732
Footnote: C - CRATE REEL PUT-UP.


Update and Revision: Revision Number: 0.173 Revision Date: 07-26-2020
Date: 2010-10-01
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