Type W Power Cable

Direct’s DURAFLEX® Type W is an industrial grade, portable power cable primarily used within environments requiring permanent or temporary power supply. Durable and versatile, the cable is also commonly deployed for heavy-use applications, including rental, mining, A/C systems, and motor battery leads. DURAFLEX is UL listed, RoHS compliant, and manufactured in the USA.

  • Rope-lay, bunch-stranded 30 AWG copper conductor
  • Bare ASTM Class K copper
  • Separators: paper (conductor) and mesh (insulation)
  • Insulated with LSHF EPDM compound
  • Jacketed with proprietary CPE compound


  • Rope-lay, bunch-stranded 30 AWG copper conductor
  • Bare ASTM Class K copper
Voltage Rating
  • 600 V and 2,000 V
  • Paper (conductor); Mesh (insulation)
Insulation & Jacket
  • Insulated with low-smoke, halogen-free EPDM compound
  • Jacketed with proprietary CPE compound
Resistance Properties
  • Resistant to abrasion, crushing force, extreme temperatures, flame, impact, oil, sunlight, and water
  • UL tested 60°C (140°F) oil resistant temperature rating
  • UL tested 720 hours sunlight resistance rating
Temperature Range
  • -40°C (-40°F) to 90°C (194°F) Dry; 90°C (194°F) Wet
Industry Approvals
  • UL 1650
  • IAW UL 44 and 2556
  • IAW CSA C22.2 No. 96 and No. 2556
  • IAW ASTM B3, B49, and B172
  • cULus Listed
  • MSHA Approved
  • FT-1, FT-2, and FT-5
  • RoHS and Prop 65 Compliant
Reel Lengths
  • Available at 500', 1,000', and 2,500'
  • Custom reel lengths available upon request
  • Reeled, palletized, and strech-wrapped
AWG SizeStranding GaugeConductor StrandingWall Thickness
Outside Diameter
Cable Weight
(per 1,000')
#630 GA273.0952.41.50312.7818885105 A
#430 GA429.0952.41.54913.94253115140 A
#230 GA676.0952.41 .62015.75350159190 A
#130 GA845.0952.41.68817.48436198220 A
1 / 030 GA1,066.0952.41.74018.80523237260 A
2 / 030 GA1,339.0952.41.79420.17631286300 A
3 / 030 GA1,677.0952.41.83021.08740336350 A
4 / 030 GA2,109.0952.41.90623.01908412405 A
(*) Allowable ampacity per NFPA 70 / NEC Article 400. Values are based on ambient temperature of 30°C.
Jacket Colors
  • Black (Standard) Blue Green Red Yellow
  • Custom striping available upon request
  • Custom colors available upon request
Standard Print Legend
  • DIRECT DURA-FLEX (cULus) {E#} TYPE-W {AWG SIZE} 90C DRY 90C WET 2000V SUN RES OIL RES 60C - PPC 600V 90C -40C FT5-P-07-KA150015-MSHA
Marking Options
  • Quick Print®
  • Surface Print
  • Indent Print
  • Logo / Icons / Branding
  • Sequential Marking