SPEC 26172

HVTECK AL 3/C 115TRXLPE TS PVC AIA PVC 5kV 133% CSA

3 Conductor, 115 Mils Tree Retardant Cross Linked Polyethylene, 133% 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:115 Mils Tree Retardant Cross Linked Polyethylene 133% 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 115 TRXLPE AIA 5kV 133% 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
    TBA270.2680.5351150.59581.5001.820601.9401511
    TBA1190.2990.5661150.62661.5671.887602.0071659
    TBA1/0190.3360.6031150.66361.6471.977602.0971866
    TBA2/0190.3760.6431150.70361.7342.064602.1842036
    TBA3/0190.4230.6901150.75061.8952.225602.3452371
    TBA4/0190.4750.7421150.80262.0082.338602.4582625
    TBA250370.5200.7961150.85642.1242.454602.5742929
    TBA350370.6160.8921150.95242.3322.662752.8123540
    TBA500370.7361.0121151.07232.5912.921753.0714328
    TBA750610.9081.2151151.27523.0793.409853.5795918
    TBA1000611.0601.3671151.42723.4083.738853.9087096
    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
    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
    213.611940.2660.3340.0470.0410.703+j0.5230.334+j0.0413.1135157
    114.015060.2110.2650.0430.0390.637+j0.5050.265+j0.0393.9154178
    1/014.719010.1680.2110.0400.0380.585+j0.4840.211+j0.0385.0176202
    2/015.323960.1330.1670.0370.0370.542+j0.4620.167+j0.0376.3204229
    3/016.430200.1050.1320.0330.0350.508+j0.4390.132+j0.0357.9234260
    4/017.238090.08360.1050.0300.0340.480+j0.4140.105+j0.0349.9268294
    25018.045000.07070.0890.0290.0340.463+j0.3910.089+j0.03411.8296323
    35019.763000.05050.0640.0250.0320.433+j0.3530.064+j0.03216.4363386
    50021.590000.03540.0450.0220.0310.405+j0.3120.045+j0.03123.5447465
    75025.1135000.02360.0310.0200.0300.372+j0.2560.031+j0.03035.3566563
    100027.4180000.01770.0230.0170.0290.348+j0.2230.024+j0.02947.0661638
    * 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
    TBA276.8113.592.9215.11838.1046.231.5249.282249
    TBA1197.5914.382.9215.90639.8047.931.5250.982469
    TBA1/0198.5315.322.9216.84641.8350.221.5253.262777
    TBA2/0199.5516.332.9217.86644.0452.431.5255.473030
    TBA3/01910.7417.532.9219.05648.1356.521.5259.563528
    TBA4/01912.0718.852.9220.37651.0059.391.5262.433906
    TBA2503713.2120.222.9221.74453.9562.331.5265.384359
    TBA3503715.6522.662.9224.18459.2367.611.9171.425268
    TBA5003718.6925.702.9227.23365.8174.191.9178.006441
    TBA7506123.0630.862.9232.39278.2186.592.1690.918807
    TBA10006126.9234.722.9236.25286.5694.952.1699.2610560
    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
    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
    2345.4453130.87271.100.01430.13450.703+j0.5230.334+j0.0413.1135157
    1355.6067020.69230.870.01310.12800.637+j0.5050.265+j0.0393.9154178
    1/0373.3884590.55120.690.01220.12470.585+j0.4840.211+j0.0385.0176202
    2/0388.62106620.43640.550.01130.12140.542+j0.4620.167+j0.0376.3204229
    3/0416.56134390.34450.430.01010.11480.508+j0.4390.132+j0.0357.9234260
    4/0436.88169500.27430.340.00910.11150.480+j0.4140.105+j0.0349.9268294
    250457.20200250.23200.290.00880.11150.463+j0.3910.089+j0.03411.8296323
    350500.38280350.16570.210.00760.10500.433+j0.3530.064+j0.03216.4363386
    500546.10400500.11610.150.00670.10170.405+j0.3120.045+j0.03123.5447465
    750637.54600750.07740.100.00610.09840.372+j0.2560.031+j0.03035.3566563
    1000695.96801000.05810.080.00520.09510.348+j0.2230.024+j0.02947.0661638
    * 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

    Revision: 3.0.00C