SPEC 26252

HVTECK CU 3/C 140TRXLPE TS PVC AIA PVC 8kV 133% CSA

3 Conductor, 140 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 compressed stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8
  2. Conductor Shield:Semi-conducting cross-linked copolymer
  3. Insulation:140 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 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 140 TRXLPE AIA 8kV 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
    TBA270.2830.6001400.66061.6411.971602.0912220
    TBA1190.3220.6391400.69961.7252.055602.1752471
    TBA1/0190.3620.6791400.73961.8712.201602.3212898
    TBA2/0190.4050.7221400.78261.9642.294602.4143268
    TBA3/0190.4560.7731400.83342.0742.404602.5243779
    TBA4/0190.5120.8291400.88942.1952.525752.6754414
    TBA250370.5580.8841400.94442.3142.644752.7944924
    TBA350370.6610.9871401.04732.5372.867753.0176186
    TBA500370.7891.1151401.17532.8133.143753.2937957
    TBA750610.9681.3031401.36323.2693.599853.76911136
    TBA1000611.1171.4521401.51213.5913.921854.09114002
    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
    214.615930.1620.2030.0510.0420.577+j0.4890.203+j0.0424.8172201
    115.220090.1290.1610.0470.0400.536+j0.4680.161+j0.0406.0197228
    1/016.225340.1020.1280.0430.0390.504+j0.4470.128+j0.0397.6225257
    2/016.931940.0810.1020.0390.0370.478+j0.4260.102+j0.0379.6260292
    3/017.740270.06420.0810.0360.0360.455+j0.4030.081+j0.03612.1297330
    4/018.750780.0510.0640.0330.0350.436+j0.3790.064+j0.03515.2342372
    25019.660000.04310.0540.0310.0340.423+j0.3580.054+j0.03418.0376410
    35021.184000.03080.0390.0270.0330.401+j0.3210.039+j0.03325.2460487
    50023.1120000.02160.0280.0240.0310.378+j0.2830.028+j0.03136.0556573
    75026.4180000.01440.0200.0200.0300.352+j0.2370.021+j0.03053.9678668
    100028.6240000.01080.0160.0180.0290.333+j0.2080.017+j0.02971.9798772
    * 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
    TBA277.1915.243.5616.76641.6850.061.5253.113304
    TBA1198.1816.233.5617.75643.8252.201.5255.243677
    TBA1/0199.1917.253.5618.77647.5255.911.5258.954313
    TBA2/01910.2918.343.5619.86649.8958.271.5261.324863
    TBA3/01911.5819.633.5621.16452.6861.061.5264.115624
    TBA4/01913.0021.063.5622.58455.7564.131.9167.956569
    TBA2503714.1722.453.5623.98458.7867.161.9170.977328
    TBA3503716.7925.073.5626.59364.4472.821.9176.639206
    TBA5003720.0428.323.5629.85371.4579.831.9183.6411841
    TBA7506124.5933.103.5634.62283.0391.412.1695.7316572
    TBA10006128.3736.883.5638.40191.2199.592.16103.9120837
    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
    2370.8470890.53150.670.01550.13780.577+j0.4890.203+j0.0424.8172201
    1386.0889400.42320.530.01430.13120.536+j0.4680.161+j0.0406.0197228
    1/0411.48112760.33460.420.01310.12800.504+j0.4470.128+j0.0397.6225257
    2/0429.26142130.26570.330.01190.12140.478+j0.4260.102+j0.0379.6260292
    3/0449.58179200.21060.270.01100.11810.455+j0.4030.081+j0.03612.1297330
    4/0474.98225970.16730.210.01010.11480.436+j0.3790.064+j0.03515.2342372
    250497.84267000.14140.180.00940.11150.423+j0.3580.054+j0.03418.0376410
    350535.94373800.10100.130.00820.10830.401+j0.3210.039+j0.03325.2460487
    500586.74534000.07090.090.00730.10170.378+j0.2830.028+j0.03136.0556573
    750670.56801000.04720.070.00610.09840.352+j0.2370.021+j0.03053.9678668
    1000726.441068000.03540.050.00550.09510.333+j0.2080.017+j0.02971.9798772
    * 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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