SPEC 45551

CU 600V PE PVC Cable Color Method 1 Table 1 Traffic Signal IMSA 19-1

Multi-conductor nonshielded 600V Polyethylene Insulation, Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:Solid or stranded annealed bare copper class B per ASTM B3 and B8
  2. Insulation:Polyethylene PE
  3. Rip Chord:High strength rip chord for ease of jacket removal
  4. Separator:Polyester tape
  5. Jacket:Black polyvinyl chloride PVC jacket

Applications and Features:

Southwire’s IMSA 19-1 cable meets the requirements of International Municipal Signal Association IMSA 19-1 specification. Rated for use in traffic signal, traffic control systems, underground conduit and aerial use where supported by a messenger. IMSA 19-1 600 Volt series cables run from the traffic light to the controller station The conductors are bare annealed copper solid or stranded class B and covered with an abrasion, sunlight and moisture resistant polyvinyl chloride jacket. The insulated conductors are twisted and wrapped with a polyester tape. A ripcord is added under the black polyvinyl chloride jacket for ease of removal. These cables are capable of operating continuously at a conductor temperature between -20°C and 75°C.

• Cable is manufactured by Southwire Company in their Waukegan, IL plant USA.

Specifications:

  • ASTM B3 Standard Specification for Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B8 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • ASTM B174 Standard Specification for Bunch-Stranded Copper
  • EPA 40 CFR, Part 26, Subpart C heavy metals per Table 1, TCLP method
  • IMSA 19-1
  • Sample Print Legend:

    SOUTHWIRE® YEAR SIZE 600V IMSA 19-1 CABLE SEQUENTAIL FOOT MARK.
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeCond. NumberCond. StrandsDiameter Over ConductorInsul. ThicknessJacket ThicknessApprox. ODApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilConductorsNo.inchmilmilinchlb/1000ft
    57889014770.0725450.459156

    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances

    ◊ Cable marked with this symbol is a standard stock item

    Table 2 – Electrical and Engineering Data
    Stock NumberCond. SizeCond. NumberMin Bending RadiusDC Resistance @ 25°C
    ConductorsAWG/KcmilinchΩ/1000ft
    5788901471.842.63