Proper wire for outdoor use in Conduit

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Proper wire for outdoor use in Conduit

I was at Lowes looking for THWN and they said all they had was THHN. But in looking at the wire they have it is marked with the following:
CU Type MTW THWN or THHN or Gasoline and Oil Resistant II or AWM 600 Volts VM-1

Will this work for use in outside Conduit?
 
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most current thhn is dual rated as thhn/thwn and the thwn is what you need. What you saw is fine.
 
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Great, it looked like it would work but I wanted to make sure. I got a 150' roll of green and one of white for half price along with a 100' roll of black.
 
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Originally Posted by kreddick4 View Post
CU Type MTW THWN or THHN or Gasoline and Oil Resistant II or AWM 600 Volts VM-1

Will this work for use in outside Conduit?
Yes. The wire is multi-rated and meets several different standards MTW, THWN, THHN and AWM.
 
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