As one of North America’s largest wire and cable manufacturers, Southwire focuses on service, product and research advancement. Southwire offers multiple options for VFD cables that are NFPA 79 compliant:
Southwire understands cable issues that may damage your equipment and could cause delays in production. THHN cables have PVC insulation and do not meet the NFPA 79 requirements. THHN cables have two major disadvantages when used in drive applications, such as:
Paragraph 220.127.116.11 of NFPA/2018 Edition States: “Electrical conductors and equipment supplied by power conversion equipment as part of adjustable speed drive systems and servo drive systems shall be listed flexible motor supply cable marked RHH, RHW, RHW-2, XHH, XHHW or XHHW-2.”
Southwire believes recommendations and requirements made by the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) are good for business and safety.
Southwire Company is North America’s leading manufacturer of wire and cable used in the distribution transmission of electricity. Throughout their history, their company has sought to deliver power through their products, service and by helping empower our customers, employees, and communities. Southwire has the right wire and cable solutions for any commercial, residential, industrial or utilize application. They also offer customized wire and cable solutions, to meet the consumers’ special business needs. Over the last 59 years of business, it has built a reputation for quality and dedication to excellence to set them apart from the competition. Southwire delivers power to millions of people around the world. Their utility cable and building wire carry electricity to wherever it is needed. One in three new homes built in the United States contains wire made by Southwire.