General Cable’s Type USE-2/RHH/RHW-2 feeder cable is designed for residential, commercial, and industrial building construction, as well as in underground power distribution and network systems. It is also used in cable trays (with “CT USE” marking) and messenger supported wiring applications.


  • Compact, stranded conductor that is rated at 600 volts
  • Sunlight resistant with a maximum operating temperature of 90°C in dry and wet locations
  • Meets the requirements of Underwriters Laboratories Inc., Standard #854 for Type USE-2 and Standard #44 for Types RHH and RHW-2
  • Conductor insulation is free of harmful heavy metals in compliance with RoHS, Directive 2002/95/EC
  • Triple-Rated (USE-2 or RHH or RHW-2) URD cables can be used as Type USE-2 direct-buried underground service entrance cable*, but is also listed as RHH and RHW-2, making it suitable for applications in raceways for general purpose lighting and power circuits covered under the National Electrical Code®
  • Recognized by ASTM in Standards B 800, B 801, B 836, and B901.
*Note: Triple-rated URD can be used whether the service point is outside or within the structure.

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