DLO

Diesel Locomotive Cable

Direct’s DLO is a heavy-duty power cable designed for use within portable or fixed installations, diesel engines and motor leads, generators, battery leads, and other demanding industrial applications, including shipyards, drilling rigs, construction equipment, and telecom power supply. DLO is UL listed, for CT use, and MSHA compliant.

  • Rope-lay, bunch-stranded tinned ASTM Class 1 copper
  • Separators: paper (conductor) and mesh (insulation)
  • Insulated with LSHF EPDM compound
  • Jacketed with CPE compound

Specifications

Conductors
  • Rope-lay, bunch-stranded tinned ASTM Class 1 copper
Voltage Rating
  • RHH/RHW-2 600 V and 2,000 V
  • RW-90 CSA, 1,000 V, DLO 2,000 V
Separators
  • Paper (conductor) and Mesh (insulation)
Insulation & Jacket
  • Insulated with low-smoke, halogen-free EPDM compound
  • Jacketed with CPE compound
Resistance Properties
  • Resistant to abrasion, crushing force, extreme temperatures, flame, impact, oil, sunlight, and water
  • 60°C (140°F) oil resistant temperature rating (CPE compound)
Temperature Range
  • -40°C (-40°F) to 90°C (194°F) Dry; 90°C (194°F) Wet
Industry Approvals
  • UL Listed RHH/RHW/RHW-2
  • IAW UL 44, 1650, and 2556
  • NFPA 70; NEC Article 400
  • ASTM B33, B49, B172, and B174
  • MSHA FT5
  • UL FT1, FT2, FT4 / IEEE 1202, VW-1
  • UL Low-Smoke ST-1
Reel Lengths
  • Coils/Assemblies at 25’, 50’, 100’, and 250’
  • Reels at 500’, 1,000’, and 2,500’
  • Custom lengths available upon request
Packaging
  • Reeled, palletized, and strech-wrapped
AWG SizeStranding GaugeConductor StrandingWall Thickness
(Nominal)
Outside Diameter
(Nominal)
Cable Weight
(per 1,000')
Ampacity*
inmminmmlbskg
#224 GA150.030.760.48912.42248112190 A
#124 GA225.0451.14.58314.81428194220 A
1 / 024 GA275.0451.14.64216.31480218260 A
2 / 024 GA325.0451.14.68117.30558253300 A
3 / 024 GA450.0451.14.78119.84742337350 A
4 / 024 GA550.0451.14.81520.70872396405 A
262 MCM24 GA650.0651.65.92123.391,068484471 A
313 MCM24 GA775.0651.65.98424.991,258571511 A
373 MCM26 GA925.0651.651.05526.801,462663590 A
444 MCM27 GA1,100.0651.651.13828.911,726783656 A
535 MCM28 GA1,325.0651.651.24431.602,018915731 A
Allowable ampacity per NFPA 70 / NEC Article 400. Values are based on ambient temperature of 30°C.
Jacket Colors
  • Black (Standard)
Marking Options
  • Quick Print®
  • Surface Print
  • Sequential Marking