SPEC 26161

HVTECK AL 3/C 90NLEPR TS PVC AIA PVC 5kV 100% CSA

3 Conductor, 90 Mils No Lead Ethylene Propylene Rubber (NL-EPR), 100% Insulation Level, Tape Shield, Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Inner Jacket, Aluminum Interlocked Armour (AIA), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:Class B compact stranded 8000 Series aluminum per ASTM B800 and ASTM B836
  2. Conductor Shield:Semi-conducting cross-linked copolymer; A conductor separator is used for cable size larger than or equal to 500 Kcmil
  3. Insulation:90 Mils No Lead Ethylene Propylene Rubber (NL-EPR) 100% insulation level
  4. Insulation Shield:Strippable semi-conducting cross-linked copolymer
  5. Copper Tape Shield:Helically wrapped 5 mil copper tape with 25% overlap
  6. Filler:Interstices filled with non-hydroscoping/non-wicking fillers
  7. Grounding Conductor:Class B compressed stranded bare copper ground per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8
  8. Binder:Polypropylene tape
  9. Inner Jacket:PVC inner jacket
  10. Armour:Aluminum Interlocked Armour (AIA)
  11. Overall Jacket:Orange Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket

Applications and Features:

Southwire's 5kV HVTECK is a CSA armoured cable for industrial and commercial medium voltage applications. Rated FT4, -40°C, Hazardous Locations (HL) and 105°C for use in harsh Canadian environments. For installation in cable trays, duct banks, direct burial, troughs, continuous rigid cable supports and concrete encaseable.

Specifications:

  • ASTM B800 8000 Series Aluminum Alloy Wire
  • ASTM B836 Compact Rounded Stranded Aluminum Conductors
  • CSA C22.2 No. 174 Cables in Hazardous Locations
  • CSA C22.2 No. 2556 & No. 0.3 Wire and Cable Test Methods
  • CSA C68.10 Shielded Power Cables for Commercial and Industrial Applications - 5 to 46 KV
  • CSA C68.3 Shielded & Concentric Neutral Power Cable - 5 to 46 kV
  • CSA LTGG [-40°C] - as per C68.10 - for Cold Bend and Impact rating
  • CSA HL - for Hazardous Locations rating
  • CSA SUN RES - for Sunlight Resistant rating
  • ICEA S-93-639 (NEMA WC 74) 5-46 KV Shielded Power Cable
  • ICEA T-29-520 Flame Test (210,000 BTU/Hr)
  • IEEE 383 Flame Test (70,000 btu)
  • IEEE 1202 FT4 Flame Test (70,000) BTU/hr Vertical Tray Test
  • FT1 Flame Test (1,706 BTU/Hr nominal - Vertical Wire Flame Test)
  • AEIC CS-8 Specification for extruded dielectric shielded power cables rated for 5 through 46KV
  • Sample Print Legend:

    (CSA) SOUTHWIRE (NESC) #P# 3/C [#AWG or #kcmil] CPT AL 90 NLEPR AIA 5kV 100% INS LEVEL 25% TS SUN RES 105°C FT4 HL (-40°C) LTGG RoHS YEAR [SEQUENTIAL METER MARKS]
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeStrandDiameter Over ConductorDiameter Over InsulationInsul. ThicknessDiameter Over Insulation ShieldGround SizeDia. Over Inner JacketDia. Over ArmourJacket Thickness1Approx. ODApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo.inchinchmilinchAWGinchinchmilinchlb/1000ft
    TBA270.2680.485900.54581.3921.712501.8121379
    TBA1190.2990.516900.57661.4591.779601.8991560
    TBA1/0190.3360.553900.61361.5391.859601.9791703
    TBA2/0190.3760.593900.65361.6261.946602.0661869
    585170^3/0190.4230.640900.70061.7272.057602.1772139
    TBA4/0190.4750.692900.75261.9002.230602.3502509
    TBA250370.5200.746900.80642.0162.346602.4662812
    TBA350370.6160.842900.90242.2242.554752.7043416
    585171^500370.7360.962901.02232.4832.813752.9634200
    TBA750610.9081.165901.22522.9713.301853.4715775
    TBA1000611.0601.317901.37723.3003.630853.8006948
    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances
    ◊ Cable marked with this symbol is a standard stock item
    1 Comply with ICEA S-93-639 Appendix C for jacket thickness determination
    ^ Red outer jacket
    Table 2 – Electrical and Engineering Data
    Cond. SizeMin Bending RadiusMax Pull TensionDC Resistance @ 25°CAC Resistance @ 90°CCapacitive Reactance @ 60HzInductive Reactance @ 60HzZero Sequence Impedance*Positive Sequence Impedance*Phase Short Circuit Current @ 60HzAllowable Ampacity in Vented Cable Tray 90°C‡Allowable Ampacity Directly Buried 90°C‡
    AWG/KcmilinchlbΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftMΩ*1000ftΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftkAmpAmpAmp
    212.711940.2660.3340.0320.0390.697+j0.5500.334+j0.0392.9135157
    113.315060.2110.2650.0290.0380.632+j0.5310.265+j0.0383.7154178
    1/013.919010.1680.2110.0270.0360.582+j0.5090.211+j0.0364.7176202
    2/014.523960.1330.1670.0250.0350.540+j0.4860.167+j0.0355.9204229
    3/015.230200.1050.1320.0220.0340.507+j0.4610.132+j0.0347.4234260
    4/016.538090.08360.1050.0200.0330.481+j0.4350.105+j0.0339.4268294
    25017.345000.07070.0890.0190.0320.464+j0.4100.089+j0.03211.1296323
    35018.963000.05050.0640.0170.0310.436+j0.3700.064+j0.03115.5363386
    50020.790000.03540.0450.0140.0300.409+j0.3260.045+j0.03022.1447465
    75024.3135000.02360.0310.0130.0290.376+j0.2680.031+j0.02933.2566563
    100026.6180000.01770.0240.0120.0280.354+j0.2320.025+j0.02844.3661638
    * Calculations are based on 5 mil 25 % over lapping copper tape shield / Conductor temperature of 90°C / Shield temperature of 45°C / Earth resistivity of 100 ohms-meter
    † Ampacities are based on Table D17N of the 2015 Canadian Electrical Code Part I (40°C Ambient Air Temperature, indoor installation)
    ‡ Ampacities are based on Table D17E of the 2015 Canadian Electrical Code Part I
    Table 3 – Weights and Measurements (Metric)
    Stock NumberCond. SizeStrandDiameter Over ConductorDiameter Over InsulationInsul. ThicknessDiameter Over Insulation ShieldGround SizeDia. Over Inner JacketDia. Over ArmourJacket Thickness1Approx. ODApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo.mmmmmmmmAWGmmmmmmmmkg/km
    TBA276.8112.322.2913.84835.3643.481.2746.022052
    TBA1197.5913.112.2914.63637.0645.191.5248.232322
    TBA1/0198.5314.052.2915.57639.0947.221.5250.272534
    TBA2/0199.5515.062.2916.59641.3049.431.5252.482781
    585170^3/01910.7416.262.2917.78643.8752.251.5255.303183
    TBA4/01912.0717.582.2919.10648.2656.641.5259.693734
    TBA2503713.2118.952.2920.47451.2159.591.5262.644185
    TBA3503715.6521.392.2922.91456.4964.871.9168.685084
    585171^5003718.6924.432.2925.96363.0771.451.9175.266250
    TBA7506123.0629.592.2931.12275.4683.852.1688.168594
    TBA10006126.9233.452.2934.98283.8292.202.1696.5210340
    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances
    ◊ Cable marked with this symbol is a standard stock item
    1 Comply with ICEA S-93-639 Appendix C for jacket thickness determination
    ^ Red outer jacket
    Table 4 – Electrical and Engineering Data (Metric)
    Cond. SizeMin Bending RadiusMax Pull TensionDC Resistance @ 25°CAC Resistance @ 90°CCapacitive Reactance @ 60HzInductive Reactance @ 60HzZero Sequence Impedance*Positive Sequence Impedance*Phase Short Circuit Current @ 60HzAllowable Ampacity in Vented Cable Tray 90°C‡Allowable Ampacity Directly Buried 90°C‡
    AWG/KcmilmmnewtonΩ/kmΩ/kmMΩ*kmΩ/kmΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftkAmpAmpAmp
    2322.5853130.87271.100.00980.12800.697+j0.5500.334+j0.0392.9135157
    1337.8267020.69230.870.00880.12470.632+j0.5310.265+j0.0383.7154178
    1/0353.0684590.55120.690.00820.11810.582+j0.5090.211+j0.0364.7176202
    2/0368.30106620.43640.550.00760.11480.540+j0.4860.167+j0.0355.9204229
    3/0386.08134390.34450.430.00670.11150.507+j0.4610.132+j0.0347.4234260
    4/0419.10169500.27430.340.00610.10830.481+j0.4350.105+j0.0339.4268294
    250439.42200250.23200.290.00580.10500.464+j0.4100.089+j0.03211.1296323
    350480.06280350.16570.210.00520.10170.436+j0.3700.064+j0.03115.5363386
    500525.78400500.11610.150.00430.09840.409+j0.3260.045+j0.03022.1447465
    750617.22600750.07740.100.00400.09510.376+j0.2680.031+j0.02933.2566563
    1000675.64801000.05810.080.00370.09190.354+j0.2320.025+j0.02844.3661638
    * Calculations are based on 5 mil 25 % over lapping copper tape shield / Conductor temperature of 90°C / Shield temperature of 45°C / Earth resistivity of 100 ohms-meter
    † Ampacities are based on Table D17N of the 2015 Canadian Electrical Code Part I (40°C Ambient Air Temperature, indoor installation)
    ‡ Ampacities are based on Table D17E of the 2015 Canadian Electrical Code Part I

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