SPEC 26251

HVTECK CU 3/C 115TRXLPE TS PVC AIA PVC 8kV 100% CSA

3 Conductor, 115 Mils Tree Retardant Cross Linked Polyethylene, 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 compressed stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8
  2. Conductor Shield:Semi-conducting cross-linked copolymer
  3. Insulation:115 Mils Tree Retardant Cross Linked Polyethylene 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 8kV 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 B3 Standard Specification for Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B8 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Copper 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 (1/0 and Larger)
  • 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] CU 115 TRXLPE AIA 8kV 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
    TBA270.2830.5501150.61061.5331.853601.9732018
    TBA1190.3220.5891150.64961.6171.937602.0572262
    TBA1/0190.3620.6291150.68961.7032.033602.1532623
    TBA2/0190.4050.6721150.73261.8562.186602.3063104
    TBA3/0190.4560.7231150.78341.9662.296602.4163608
    TBA4/0190.5120.7791150.83942.0872.417602.5374162
    TBA250370.5580.8341150.89442.2062.536752.6864737
    TBA350370.6610.9371150.99732.4292.759752.9095986
    TBA500370.7891.0651151.12532.7053.035753.1857742
    TBA750610.9681.2531151.31323.1613.491853.66110891
    TBA1000611.1171.4021151.46213.4833.813853.98313739
    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
    213.815930.1620.2030.0450.0400.573+j0.5140.203+j0.0404.8172201
    114.420090.1290.1610.0410.0390.534+j0.4920.161+j0.0386.0197228
    1/015.125340.1020.1280.0380.0370.503+j0.4700.128+j0.0377.6225257
    2/016.131940.0810.1020.0340.0360.478+j0.4480.102+j0.0369.6260292
    3/016.940270.06420.0810.0310.0350.457+j0.4230.081+j0.03512.1297330
    4/017.850780.0510.0640.0290.0340.438+j0.3980.064+j0.03415.2342372
    25018.860000.04310.0540.0270.0330.426+j0.3750.054+j0.03318.0376410
    35020.484000.03080.0390.0240.0320.404+j0.3370.039+j0.03225.2460487
    50022.3120000.02160.0280.0200.0300.383+j0.2960.028+j0.03036.0556573
    75025.6180000.01440.0200.0180.0290.357+j0.2470.020+j0.02953.9678668
    100027.9240000.01080.0160.0150.0280.338+j0.2160.017+j0.02871.9798772
    * 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
    TBA277.1913.972.9215.49638.9447.071.5250.113003
    TBA1198.1814.962.9216.48641.0749.201.5252.253366
    TBA1/0199.1915.982.9217.50643.2651.641.5254.693903
    TBA2/01910.2917.072.9218.59647.1455.521.5258.574619
    TBA3/01911.5818.362.9219.89449.9458.321.5261.375369
    TBA4/01913.0019.792.9221.31453.0161.391.5264.446194
    TBA2503714.1721.182.9222.71456.0364.411.9168.227049
    TBA3503716.7923.802.9225.32361.7070.081.9173.898908
    TBA5003720.0427.052.9228.58368.7177.091.9180.9011521
    TBA7506124.5931.832.9233.35280.2988.672.1692.9916208
    TBA10006128.3735.612.9237.13188.4796.852.16101.1720446
    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
    2350.5270890.53150.670.01370.13120.573+j0.5140.203+j0.0404.8172201
    1365.7689400.42320.530.01250.12800.534+j0.4920.161+j0.0386.0197228
    1/0383.54112760.33460.420.01160.12140.503+j0.4700.128+j0.0377.6225257
    2/0408.94142130.26570.330.01040.11810.478+j0.4480.102+j0.0369.6260292
    3/0429.26179200.21060.270.00940.11480.457+j0.4230.081+j0.03512.1297330
    4/0452.12225970.16730.210.00880.11150.438+j0.3980.064+j0.03415.2342372
    250477.52267000.14140.180.00820.10830.426+j0.3750.054+j0.03318.0376410
    350518.16373800.10100.130.00730.10500.404+j0.3370.039+j0.03225.2460487
    500566.42534000.07090.090.00610.09840.383+j0.2960.028+j0.03036.0556573
    750650.24801000.04720.070.00550.09510.357+j0.2470.020+j0.02953.9678668
    1000708.661068000.03540.050.00460.09190.338+j0.2160.017+j0.02871.9798772
    * 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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