SPEC 26341

HVTECK CU 3/C 175NLEPR TS PVC AIA PVC 15kV 100% CSA

3 Conductor, 175 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 compressed stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8
  2. Conductor Shield:Semi-conducting cross-linked copolymer
  3. Insulation:175 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:Red Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket

Applications and Features:

Southwire's 15kV 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
  • 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 175 NLEPR AIA 15kV 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
    TBA270.2830.6701750.73061.8522.182602.3022633
    TBA1190.3220.7091750.76961.9362.266602.3862902
    TBA1/0190.3620.7491750.80962.0232.353602.4733224
    5837522/0190.4050.7921750.85262.1162.446602.5663609
    TBA3/0190.4560.8431750.90342.2262.556752.7064211
    TBA4/0190.5120.8991750.95942.3472.677752.8274794
    TBA250370.5580.9541751.01442.4652.795752.9455322
    TBA350370.6611.0571751.11732.6883.018753.1686618
    TBA500370.7891.1851751.24533.0143.344853.5148654
    TBA750610.9681.3731751.43323.4203.750853.92011683
    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
    216.115930.1620.2030.0470.0440.579+j0.4570.203+j0.0444.5172201
    116.720090.1290.1610.0430.0420.537+j0.4370.161+j0.0425.7197228
    1/017.325340.1020.1280.0390.0410.503+j0.4180.128+j0.0417.2225257
    2/018.031940.0810.1010.0360.0390.475+j0.3980.101+j0.0399.0260292
    3/018.940270.06420.0810.0330.0380.452+j0.3770.081+j0.03811.4297330
    4/019.850780.0510.0640.0300.0370.432+j0.3550.064+j0.03714.3342372
    25020.660000.04310.0540.0290.0360.418+j0.3350.054+j0.03616.9376410
    35022.284000.03080.0390.0250.0340.395+j0.3020.039+j0.03423.7460487
    50024.6120000.02160.0280.0220.0330.371+j0.2660.028+j0.03233.9556573
    75027.4180000.01440.0200.0190.0310.345+j0.2240.021+j0.03150.8678668
    * 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
    TBA277.1917.024.4418.54647.0455.421.5258.473918
    TBA1198.1818.014.4419.53649.1757.561.5260.604319
    TBA1/0199.1919.024.4420.55651.3859.771.5262.814798
    5837522/01910.2920.124.4421.64653.7562.131.5265.185371
    TBA3/01911.5821.414.4422.94456.5464.921.9168.736267
    TBA4/01913.0022.834.4424.36459.6168.001.9171.817134
    TBA2503714.1724.234.4425.76462.6170.991.9174.807920
    TBA3503716.7926.854.4428.37368.2876.661.9180.479849
    TBA5003720.0430.104.4431.62376.5684.942.1689.2612879
    TBA7506124.5934.874.4436.40286.8795.252.1699.5717386
    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
    2408.9470890.53150.670.01430.14440.579+j0.4570.203+j0.0444.5172201
    1424.1889400.42320.530.01310.13780.537+j0.4370.161+j0.0425.7197228
    1/0439.42112760.33460.420.01190.13450.503+j0.4180.128+j0.0417.2225257
    2/0457.20142130.26570.330.01100.12800.475+j0.3980.101+j0.0399.0260292
    3/0480.06179200.21060.270.01010.12470.452+j0.3770.081+j0.03811.4297330
    4/0502.92225970.16730.210.00910.12140.432+j0.3550.064+j0.03714.3342372
    250523.24267000.14140.180.00880.11810.418+j0.3350.054+j0.03616.9376410
    350563.88373800.10100.130.00760.11150.395+j0.3020.039+j0.03423.7460487
    500624.84534000.07090.090.00670.10830.371+j0.2660.028+j0.03233.9556573
    750695.96801000.04720.070.00580.10170.345+j0.2240.021+j0.03150.8678668
    * 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