SPEC 26342

HVTECK CU 3/C 220NLEPR TS PVC AIA PVC 15kV 133% CSA

3 Conductor, 220 Mils No Lead Ethylene Propylene Rubber (NL-EPR), 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:220 Mils No Lead Ethylene Propylene Rubber (NL-EPR) 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: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 220 NLEPR AIA 15kV 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
    576232270.2830.7602200.82062.0462.376602.4962962
    648836^1190.3220.7992200.85962.1312.461602.5813241
    TBA1/0190.3620.8392200.89962.2172.547752.6973649
    583354^2/0190.4050.8822200.94262.3102.640752.7904047
    5762272/0190.4050.8822200.94262.3102.640752.7904047
    TBA3/0190.4560.9332200.99342.4202.750752.9004590
    5761674/0190.5120.9892201.04942.5412.871753.0215187
    576228250370.5581.0442201.10442.6602.990753.1405730
    576229350370.6611.1472201.20732.9323.262853.4327270
    583355^500370.7891.2752201.33533.2093.539853.7099135
    576230500370.7891.2752201.33533.2093.539853.7099135
    581926750610.9681.4632201.52323.6153.945854.11512212
    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
    ^ Black outer jacket
    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
    217.515930.1620.2030.0530.0470.578+j0.4190.203+j0.0474.5172201
    118.120090.1290.1610.0490.0450.535+j0.4010.161+j0.0455.7197228
    1/018.925340.1020.1280.0450.0430.500+j0.3830.128+j0.0437.2225257
    2/019.531940.0810.1010.0420.0420.470+j0.3660.101+j0.0429.0260292
    2/019.531940.0810.1010.0420.0420.470+j0.3660.101+j0.0429.0260292
    3/020.340270.06420.0810.0390.0400.447+j0.3460.081+j0.04011.4297330
    4/021.150780.0510.0640.0360.0390.425+j0.3270.064+j0.03914.3342372
    25022.060000.04310.0540.0340.0380.411+j0.3090.054+j0.03816.9376410
    35024.084000.03080.0390.0300.0360.386+j0.2790.039+j0.03623.7460487
    50026.0120000.02160.0280.0260.0340.362+j0.2470.028+j0.03433.9556573
    50026.0120000.02160.0280.0260.0340.362+j0.2470.028+j0.03433.9556573
    75028.8180000.01440.0200.0220.0320.335+j0.2090.021+j0.03250.8678668
    * 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
    576232277.1919.305.5920.83651.9760.351.5263.404408
    648836^1198.1820.295.5921.82654.1362.511.5265.564823
    TBA1/0199.1921.315.5922.83656.3164.691.9168.505430
    583354^2/01910.2922.405.5923.93658.6767.061.9170.876023
    5762272/01910.2922.405.5923.93658.6767.061.9170.876023
    TBA3/01911.5823.705.5925.22461.4769.851.9173.666831
    5761674/01913.0025.125.5926.64464.5472.921.9176.737719
    5762282503714.1726.525.5928.04467.5675.951.9179.768527
    5762293503716.7929.135.5930.66374.4782.852.1687.1710819
    583355^5003720.0432.395.5933.91381.5189.892.1694.2113594
    5762305003720.0432.395.5933.91381.5189.892.1694.2113594
    5819267506124.5937.165.5938.68291.82100.202.16104.5218173
    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
    ^ Black outer jacket
    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
    2444.5070890.53150.670.01620.15420.578+j0.4190.203+j0.0474.5172201
    1459.7489400.42320.530.01490.14760.535+j0.4010.161+j0.0455.7197228
    1/0480.06112760.33460.420.01370.14110.500+j0.3830.128+j0.0437.2225257
    2/0495.30142130.26570.330.01280.13780.470+j0.3660.101+j0.0429.0260292
    2/0495.30142130.26570.330.01280.13780.470+j0.3660.101+j0.0429.0260292
    3/0515.62179200.21060.270.01190.13120.447+j0.3460.081+j0.04011.4297330
    4/0535.94225970.16730.210.01100.12800.425+j0.3270.064+j0.03914.3342372
    250558.80267000.14140.180.01040.12470.411+j0.3090.054+j0.03816.9376410
    350609.60373800.10100.130.00910.11810.386+j0.2790.039+j0.03623.7460487
    500660.40534000.07090.090.00790.11150.362+j0.2470.028+j0.03433.9556573
    500660.40534000.07090.090.00790.11150.362+j0.2470.028+j0.03433.9556573
    750731.52801000.04720.070.00670.10500.335+j0.2090.021+j0.03250.8678668
    * 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

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