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#99996 - 10/03/06 08:50 PM Conductors rated 125C  
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I need some #12 wire rated 125 degrees centigrade to use as supply conductors for inground Hadco 175 watt MH uplights for lighting a flagpole.They need to be rated for wet location for the inground application.

What should I ask for at the suppy house?

I also need to feed some MH wall floods by Hubbell with the same temp. rated wire.

What wire do I need?

Is this something new in the industry. I would use 90C wire in the past to feed these fixtures...

shortcircuit


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#99997 - 10/03/06 09:47 PM Re: Conductors rated 125C  
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Try Appliance Lead Wire but you may be at an appliance parts counter to get it ... at least in small quantities.


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#99998 - 10/03/06 09:49 PM Re: Conductors rated 125C  
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You can probably transition to THWN as soon as you get out of the light can.


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#99999 - 10/03/06 11:29 PM Re: Conductors rated 125C  
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Look here http://www.generalcable.com/NR/rdonlyres/C85E061B-E536-44F2-8F1E-0724F1296021/0/PolyradUltra600VSingleConductor125CPage8.pdf#search=%22conductors%20rated%20125C%22


#100000 - 10/04/06 01:38 AM Re: Conductors rated 125C  
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Try Grainger, or an electronics supply store.


#100001 - 10/04/06 07:57 AM Re: Conductors rated 125C  
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Thanks for the feedback...I only need about 300ft of black, white and green. It has to be suitable for wet locations because it is in PVC in ground...

shortcircuit


#100002 - 10/04/06 04:02 PM Re: Conductors rated 125C  
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The only insulation I can think of that might meet your needs is made of teflon. When I last used it - 20+ years ago- it was only available in a pale greenish color.


#100003 - 10/04/06 05:00 PM Re: Conductors rated 125C  
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310.13 lists several 250c conductors


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#100004 - 10/04/06 09:01 PM Re: Conductors rated 125C  
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The only conductor 125C or above that I see in 310.13 for wet locations is MI for special applications...


#100005 - 10/04/06 09:04 PM Re: Conductors rated 125C  
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Bob..I don't believe that cable is acceptable for use in this application.?


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