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How many know what the U stands for in SEU cable?
No answers, just yay or nay.
Hint: It was used to distinguish SEU from ASE (ASE is something that I've only seen a picture of).
Let's go old-timers!

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I don't know, all I've ever heard was rumor & propaganda. I assume you'll let us know the correct answer if no one gets it.

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Redsy,
I was under the assumption ( check first three letters, ah yes that's him...)
that SEU meant U shaped, and SER meant rounded shape....

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Sparky,
Can you explain the U-shape? [Linked Image]

Hmm, nevermind .. (I think)

Bill

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Keep it coming, guys.
Sparky, I also still think that SER stands for ROUND. That is why I was confused about the U. I never thought of the shape as being U-shaped.
I have a not-too-old book (1988?) by Joe McPartland that discusses SEU v. ASE.
I'll reveal what I know tomorrow.

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Really? I have always used the "R = round" as a mnenomic to remember, but I didn't know it really meant "round"...

Well, whaddya know!


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I have an idea......could the U in SEU stand for "Unilay"?
Also found a paragraph that stated what SER was "known as" here:
http://www.homestore.com/home_improvement/howtoguides/CreativeInstallingKitchenRangeReceptacle.asp
Thanks, Tiff

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This category of cable is called service entrance round (SER)

( from your link Tiff..)

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Tiff,

"Unilay"? (huh?) what's that?

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