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Model #138-4203B

  • UF-B cable may be used underground, including direct burial
  • Generally used as feeder to outside post lamps, pumps
  • not to exceed 90˚C (with ampacity limited 60˚C conductors)
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Product Overview

Cerrowire 50 ft. Gray 6-Gauge UF-B Cable is a heavy-duty outdoor electrical wire that can be buried. Its 3 stranded copper conductors can handle up to 600-Volt. UL listed.
  • California residents
  • Outdoor service entry electrical cable
  • 600-Volt maximum
  • 50 ft. length
  • 6-Gauge
  • 3 stranded copper conductors
  • Insulated in PVC and jacketed



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Ratings
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Max Amps555520Not Specified
Number of Conductors3333
FeaturesDirect Burial,Jacketed,UV Resistant,Waterproof,WeatherproofNo FeaturesDirect Burial,Jacketed,UV Resistant,Waterproof,WeatherproofNo Features
Total Wire Length (ft.)5050250250
Cable/Wire TypeUF-BUF-BUF-BUF-B
Stranded or SolidStrandedStrandedSolidSolid
Wire Cut TypePre-Cut LengthPre-Cut LengthPre-Cut LengthPre-Cut Length
Gauge661210
Conductor MaterialCopperCopperCopperCopper
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Height (in.)
4.25 in
Product Width (in.)
10.50 in
Total Wire Length (ft.)
50

Details

Cable/Wire Type
UF-B
Commercial/Residential
Commercial,Residential
Conductor Material
Copper
Electrical Product Type
Service Entry Electrical Cable
Features
Direct Burial,Jacketed,UV Resistant,Waterproof,Weatherproof
Gauge
6
Grounded
Grounded
Indoor/Outdoor
Outdoor
Jacket Color
Gray
Max Amps
55
Number of Conductors
3
Returnable
180-Day
Stranded or Solid
Stranded
Wet Location Use
Wet
Wire Cut Type
Pre-Cut Length

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
No

Questions & Answers

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Can this be used as a feeder to a sub panel from another sub panel?

Asked by Tim April 20, 2020
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Can you use this for a duromax 10000/8000 generator 50 amp

Asked by Hank November 18, 2019
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Can this be ran over head? 40' distance

Asked by Epm February 15, 2017
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Yes if properly supported but generally service entrance cable is more applicable, and cheaper, if not being buried.

My first question: is this wire UV resistant and can be used exposed to the sun? Second question...

Asked by Larry February 7, 2017
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UF-B is not certified for UV resistance-it is certified for direct burial. Though it does have some degree of UV resistance owing to its' gray sheath. This will not work for a weather head installation. You will want to use a service entrance wire rated for overhead and tension relief. You will want to consult NFPA 70 aka The National Electrical Code and your local Authority Having Jurisdiction (Building Department) if you live in a codes governed area (not rural).

The photo shown for this product close up looks wrong. It depicts two conductors + 1 bare ground ...

Asked by espiritiv November 30, 2016
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Yes, there are 3 conductors in this wire with a copper ground wire. A total of 4 wires. We will update photo on the website.

What is the diameter of this cable?

Asked by Jimmy November 6, 2016
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The cable diameter in mils. is 400 x 1090.

60 amp feeder line to a sub panel

Asked by noonie September 2, 2016
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What service you need would depend on the loads of those devices. First question to ask is how much load are you going to need. If you are set on 60amp from your main, you have some options. When you say 60amp breaker-you are either running a single pole or double pole 60amp off the main. The single pole off the main will provide 60amp&120v. A double pole will provide 60amp&120v/240v. Double pole breaker usually takes up 2 spaces in main panel. Not sure which you are adding. 6-3UF cable is for 120/240V since it has 4 total conductors (2 #6 hots, 1 #6 neutral, 1 #10 ground). If you want to run only 60a&120v on this wire you can just not use 1 conductor but it would be cheaper to buy 6-2UF cable. Now to get a little more complicated, if you run the full 6-3 to panel you may be able to split the hots depending on your panel and run 60amps per leg. That would give you more circuit options and actually 120amps of total current-60 per leg. So you could feed a 50a hot tub on one leg and the rest of the equipment on the other or something similar. For this you would get a 100a or 125a panel As for wire size, if you are installing a 60amp service to the other building, you should be fine with #6 although at that length you are pushing into #4 territory. #6 should work but to keep voltage drop <5% you technically should use #4. Going "by the book" you would use #4 over 100ft but in practical use it would probably not be an issue. If you get a permit/inspection the inspector may require you to use #4.

Can I run DC power from Solar panels to my charge controller

Asked by Brian June 28, 2016
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You are going to realize about a 10.3% loss over 100 feet one way. For your charge controller to properly sense it needs no more that a 5% loss over run one way. Using 1 AWG will get you to 3.2%. You could, theoretically, place 2 conductors in parallel and that will get you to 5%. Theoretically. Actual application goes against NEC. UF-B grade wire does not need a conduit. If you could up your PV voltage to 48VDC using 6 AWG will get you right at 5%. Are you sure about 30ADC? that sounds like 95% efficiency on a PV panel...

what is minimum diameter conduit for this cable?

Asked by djb June 3, 2016
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6/3 uf is sized approx. 1.2" for fill consideration. It technically depends on type of conduit (rigid, PVC, FMC, etc) you are using but generally speaking you need at least 1.5". I would suggest the largest you are willing to pay for though since UF is a bear to pull through conduit.

RV site

Asked by Hdgrandpa April 28, 2016
1
Answer

Thank you for contacting Cerro with your product inquiry. The 6/3 UF-B cable can not be used for this application. Let us know if you need any other questions answered!

50 ft. 6/3 UF-B Wire - page 2

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Line works well. It is a flat Cable. If you Have turns in conduit I would use a 2”. 1.5” conduit was hard to pull with turns in it.
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Exactly how much needed to get my rv to 50 amp. My grandsons dug a trench and burried it.
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Cheaper than buying it off the stock roll in store!
Cheaper than buying it off the stock roll in store!
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Very heavy duty, but in turn very difficult to manipulate.
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great and heavy duty!
great and heavy duty!
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great product
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As described worked fine for direct bury. Would purchase again.
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