TUFF Blue Neoprene Double Insulated Welding Cable TUFF Lead Cured Neoprene Double Insulated Welding Cable
TUFF Proflex Orange Double Insulated Welding Cable
TUFF Black Natural Rubber Welding Cable
TUFF E.P. Rubber Welding Cable
Use As power feed leads from the welding power source to the Electrodes.
Conductor  Stranded bare copper for Tuff-Cable or Tuff Neoprene Welding Cable.  Stranded bare copper Lead Cured for Tuff Lead Cured Neoprene Welding Cable.
Separator Tape wrapped for single insulation.  Neoprene rubber for double insulation
Insulation 
Neoprene (Polychloroprene) sheathed.Nature Rubber for TUFF Black Welding Cable.
Temperature Rating 
-480C to 850C
Voltage Rating  1000 Volts
Features High tear strength neoprene jacket with excellent resistance to oil, flame, abrasion and impact of run over by heavy loads.  Designed as an all weather cable for indoor and outdoor use under severe environmental conditions, in blistering heat or sab zero temperature.
Size
Stranding
NOM
Insulation Thickness
Inches/mm
NOM
O.D.(Approx) 
Inches/mm
mm2
AWG
No. of wire x Wire Dia.
16
4
513 x 0.2
0.080/2.0
0.42/10.50
25
3
783 x 0.2
0.080/2.0
0.46/11.60
35
1
1107 x 0.2
0.080/2.0
0.54/13.50
50
1/0
1566 x 0.2
0.080/2.2
0.62/15.50
70
2/0
2214 x 0.2
0.096/2.4
0.70/17.40
95
3/0
2997 x 0.2
0.104/2.6
0.77/19.30
120
4/0
608 x 0.5
0.112/2.8
0.88/22.00

Single Insulation
 
Double Insulation
 

REFERENCE GUIDE

CURRENT CARRYING CAPACITY is dependent upon ambient temperature, 
copper temperature, and duty cycle.

AMPHERES

Size
100% DUTY CYCLE 200C AMBIENT 850C COPPER
60% DUTY CYCLE* 200C AMBIENT 850C COPPER
30% DUTY CYCLE* 200C AMBIENT 850C COPPER
mm2
AWG
16
4
160
207
293
25
3
190
245
248
35
1
260
336
477
50
1/0
300
387
549
70
2/0
350
452
641
95
3/0
410
529
750
120
4/0
490
633
898

For other duty cycles, the ampacity can be estimated by multiplying the 100% value by the following factors:
Duty Cycle %
90
80
70
60
50
40
30
20
12
Multiplier
1.05
1.12
1.19
1.28
1.1
1.59
1.82
2.22
3.13
*Currents for these duty cycles were calculated in accordance with "Welding Handbook:" Section 11, where duty cycle is defined as the percentage of time that the power supply delivers its rated output in each of a number of successive ten minute intervals.

 

COPPER CONDUCTOR AWG SELECTION GUIDE

Electrode distance from Welding Equipment
Cable Length
Current Capacity
50FT
75FT
100FT
125FT
150FT
175FT
200FT
100Amp
16mm2
35mm2
35mm2
35mm2
35mm2
50mm2
50mm2
150Amp
16mm2
35mm2
35mm2
50mm2
70mm2
70mm2
70mm2
200Amp
16mm2
35mm2
50mm2
70mm2
70mm2
95mm2
95mm2
300Amp
25mm2
50mm2
70mm2
70mm2
95mm2
350Amp
35mm2
70mm2
70mm2
95mm2
400Amp
50mm2
70mm2
95mm2
450Amp
50mm2
70mm2
95mm2
500Amp
70mm2
70mm2
600Amp
70mm2
95mm2
100Amp
95mm2
* Based on voltage drop of 4 volts per IPCEA and NEMA Specifications