8/2 W/GRND NM-B Romex

8/2 W/GRND NM-B Romex

Availability: In stock

Minimum Length: 1 FT.
Maximum Length: 1000000 FT.
Price Per FT.


Size AWG     8
No. of Conductors       2
No. of Strands     7
Insulation Thickness (mils)     35
Approx. Weight lb/1000FT      186 lbs
Allowable Ampacity     40



Romex Type NM-B (nonmetallic-sheathed cable) may be used for both exposed and concealed work in normally dry locations at temperatures not to exceed 90°C (with ampacity limited to that for 60°C conductors) as specified in the 2011 National Electrical Code. NM-B cable is primarily used in residential wiring as branch circuits for outlets, switches, and other loads. NM-B cable may be run in air voids of masonry block or tile walls where such walls are not wet or damp locations. Voltage rating for NM-B cable is 600 volts.


  • ASTM B-3 and B-8
  • UL Standard 83
  • UL Standard 719
  • Federal Specification A-A-59544
  • National Electrical Code, NFPA 70. 2011 Edition


    Romex Type NM-B cable is manufactured as 2, 3, or 4 conductor cable, with a bare ground wire. Copper conductors are annealed (soft) copper. Stranded conductors are compressed stranded. Conductor insulation is 90°C-rated polyvinyl chloride (PVC), nylon jacketed. Romex Type NM-B is designed for Easier Pulling, Resulting in Easier installation.

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