SPEC 26272

HVTECK AL 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 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: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:Black 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 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 (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] CPT AL 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
    673689270.2680.5851400.64581.6081.928602.0481648
    6527781190.2990.6161400.67661.6752.005602.1251864
    6720791/0190.3360.6531400.71361.7552.085602.2052016
    6742492/0190.3760.6931400.75361.9022.232602.3522316
    TBA3/0190.4230.7401400.80062.0032.333602.4532537
    6720704/0190.4750.7921400.85262.1162.446602.5662797
    TBA250370.5200.8461400.90642.2322.562752.7123184
    652787350370.6160.9421401.00242.4402.770752.9203734
    674257500370.7361.0621401.12232.6993.029753.1794537
    TBA750610.9081.2651401.32523.1873.517853.6876159
    TBA1000611.0601.4171401.47723.5163.846854.0167355
    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
    214.311940.2660.3340.0530.0430.707+j0.4980.334+j0.0433.1126157
    114.915060.2110.2650.0490.0410.639+j0.4800.265+j0.0413.9144178
    1/015.419010.1680.2110.0450.0400.586+j0.4600.211+j0.0405.0162202
    2/016.523960.1330.1670.0420.0380.543+j0.4400.167+j0.0386.3188229
    3/017.230200.1050.1320.0380.0370.507+j0.4180.132+j0.0377.9213260
    4/018.038090.08360.1050.0350.0360.479+j0.3940.105+j0.0369.9240294
    25019.045000.07070.0890.0330.0350.460+j0.3720.089+j0.03511.8264323
    35020.463000.05050.0640.0290.0330.429+j0.3370.064+j0.03316.4317386
    50022.390000.03540.0450.0250.0320.400+j0.2980.045+j0.03223.5389465
    75025.8135000.02360.0300.0230.0310.366+j0.2460.030+j0.03135.3472563
    100028.1180000.01770.0230.0200.0300.343+j0.2150.024+j0.03047.0544638
    * 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 or D17G of the 2021 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
    673689276.8114.863.5616.38840.8448.971.5252.022452
    6527781197.5915.653.5617.17642.5550.931.5253.972774
    6720791/0198.5316.593.5618.11644.5852.961.5256.013000
    6742492/0199.5517.603.5619.13648.3156.691.5259.743447
    TBA3/01910.7418.803.5620.32650.8859.261.5262.313775
    6720704/01912.0720.123.5621.64653.7562.131.5265.184162
    TBA2503713.2121.493.5623.01456.6965.071.9168.884738
    6527873503715.6523.933.5625.45461.9870.361.9174.175557
    6742575003718.6926.973.5628.50368.5576.941.9180.756752
    TBA7506123.0632.133.5633.65280.9589.332.1693.659166
    TBA10006126.9235.993.5637.52289.3197.692.16102.0110945
    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
    2363.2253130.87271.100.01620.14110.707+j0.4980.334+j0.0433.1126157
    1378.4667020.69230.870.01490.13450.639+j0.4800.265+j0.0413.9144178
    1/0391.1684590.55120.690.01370.13120.586+j0.4600.211+j0.0405.0162202
    2/0419.10106620.43640.550.01280.12470.543+j0.4400.167+j0.0386.3188229
    3/0436.88134390.34450.430.01160.12140.507+j0.4180.132+j0.0377.9213260
    4/0457.20169500.27430.340.01070.11810.479+j0.3940.105+j0.0369.9240294
    250482.60200250.23200.290.01010.11480.460+j0.3720.089+j0.03511.8264323
    350518.16280350.16570.210.00880.10830.429+j0.3370.064+j0.03316.4317386
    500566.42400500.11610.150.00760.10500.400+j0.2980.045+j0.03223.5389465
    750655.32600750.07740.100.00700.10170.366+j0.2460.030+j0.03135.3472563
    1000713.74801000.05810.080.00610.09840.343+j0.2150.024+j0.03047.0544638
    * 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 or D17G of the 2021 Canadian Electrical Code Part I

    Revision: 3.0.00C