SOOW (MSHA)

Multi-conductor Power Cable

Direct’s SOOW (MSHA) is a versatile multi-conductor power cable designed for use in industrial and other demanding applications, including heavy equipment, construction machinery, motors and welding leads, portable lighting, battery chargers, shallow water immersion, and mining environments. SOOW (MSHA) is MSHA compliant, NEC 400 and NFPA 70 permitted, and manufactured in the USA.

  • Rope-lay, bunch-stranded 30 AWG SAE copper conductors
  • Internal conductors insulated with proprietary LSHF EPDM compound; color-coded
  • Twisted and reinforced with wrapped paper spacers
  • Jacketed with proprietary CPE compound

Specifications

Conductors
  • Rope-lay, bunch-stranded 30 AWG SAE copper conductors
Voltage Rating
  • 600 V
Insulation & Jacket
  • Internal conductors insulated with proprietary low-smoke, halogen-free EPDM compound; color-coded
  • Twisted and reinforced with wrapped paper spacers
  • Jacketed with proprietary CPE compound
Resistance Properties
  • Insulation resistant to abrasion, battery acid, diesel fuel, engine coolant, engine oil, ethanol, extreme temperatures, flame, gasoline, power-steering fluid, and transmission fluid
  • Jacket resistant to abrasion, crushing force, extreme temperatures, flame, impact, oil, sunlight, and water
  • 60°C (140°F) oil resistant temperature rating (CPE compound)
  • UL tested 720 hours sunlight resistance rating
Temperature Range
  • -40°C (-40°F) to 90°C (194°F)
Industry Approvals
  • MSHA Compliant
  • NEC Article 400 Permitted
  • NFPA 70 Permitted
  • 30 CFR Subpark K
  • FT-5 Flame Tested
  • REACH, RoHS, CMRT, and Prop 65 Compliant
Reel Lengths
  • Available at 500', 1,000', and 2,500'
  • Custom reel lengths available upon request
Packaging
  • Reeled, palletized, and strech-wrapped
AWG Size / # of ConductorsConductor Stranding / GaugeConductor Wall Thickness
(Nominal)
Jacket Thickness
(Nominal)
Outside Diameter
(Nominal)
Cable Weight
(per 1,000')
Ampacity*
inmminmminmmlbskg
8 / 2182 / 30.0501.27.0601.52.64416.3623810840 A
8 / 3182 / 30.0501.27.0601.52.70317.8631414240 A
8 / 4182 / 30.0501.27.0601.52.83521.2140618435 A
6 / 2260 / 30.0501.27.0601.52.69417.6328913155 A
6 / 3260 / 30.0501.27.0601.52.76119.3339818155 A
6 / 4260 / 30.0501.27.0601.52.83521.2151923545 A
4 / 2364 / 30.0501.27.0802.03.79020.0737817170 A
4 / 3364 / 30.0501.27.0802.03.83821.2951523470 A
4 / 4364 / 30.0501.27.0802.03.92223.4266530260 A
2 / 2624 / 30.0501.27.0802.03.95424.2358326495 A
2 / 3624 / 30.0501.27.0802.031.01525.7881336995 A
2 / 4624 / 30.0501.27.0802.031.12128.471,05247780 A
(*) Allowable ampacity per NFPA 70 / NEC Article 400. Values are based on ambient temperature of 30°C.
Jacket Colors
  • Black (Standard)
Standard Print Legend
  • DIRECT {AWG SIZE / # COND} 600V FT5 -40°C + 90°C P-07-KA19007-MSHA 30-CFR-§7.407
Marking Options
  • Quick Print®
  • Surface Print
  • Indent Print
  • Logo / Icons / Branding
  • Sequential Marking