SPEC 45653

CU 600V XLPE Cable Loop Detector IMSA 51-3

600 Volt Single Conductor Copper, Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE) insulation XHHW-2

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:19 stranded annealed bare copper per ASTM B 3 and B8
  2. Insulation:Cross Linked Polyethylene XLPE

Applications and Features:

Southwire’s IMSA 51-3 cable meets the requirements of International Municipal Signal Association IMSA 51-3 specification. Rated for use in traffic signal, traffic control systems, underground conduit and loop detector wire. The conductors are bare annealed copper 19 strand and covered with an abrasion, sunlight and moisture resistant cross linked polyethylene insulation. 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
  • EPA 40 CFR, Part 26, Subpart C heavy metals per Table 1, TCLP method
  • IMSA 51-3
  • Sample Print Legend:

    SOUTHWIRE® YEAR SIZE 600V IMSA 51-3 CABLE SEQUENTAIL FOOT MARK.
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeCond. NumberCond. StrandsDiameter Over ConductorInsul. ThicknessApprox. ODApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo.No.inchmilinchlb/1000ft
    581410141190.0735300.13830
    TBA121190.0925300.15338
    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. NumberDC Resistance @ 25°CMin Bending Radius
    AWG/KcmilNo.Ω/1000ftinch
    5814101412.730.55
    TBA1211,720.61
    † Ampacities are based on Table 310.15 (B)(16) of the NEC, 2017 Edition. Ampacities of insulated conductors rated up to and including 2000 Volts, based on ambient temperature of 30°C (86°F)

    Revision: 3.0.00M