SPEC 26371

HVTECK AL 3/C 175TRXLPE TS PVC AIA PVC 15kV 100% CSA

3 Conductor, 175 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 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:175 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: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 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
  • 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 175 TRXLPE 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
    TBA270.2680.6551750.71581.7602.090602.2101917
    TBA1190.2990.6861750.74661.8872.217602.3372201
    TBA1/0190.3360.7231750.78361.9662.296602.4162364
    TBA2/0190.3760.7631750.82362.0532.383602.5032551
    TBA3/0190.4230.8101750.87062.1542.484752.6342854
    TBA4/0190.4750.8621750.92262.2672.597752.7473126
    TBA250370.5200.9161750.97642.3832.713752.8633449
    TBA350370.6161.0121751.07242.5912.921753.0714016
    TBA500370.7361.1321751.19232.8503.180753.3304839
    TBA750610.9081.3351751.39523.3383.668853.8386505
    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
    215.511940.2660.3340.0610.0450.709+j0.4650.334+j0.0453.1135157
    116.415060.2110.2650.0570.0430.641+j0.4480.265+j0.0433.9154178
    1/016.919010.1680.2110.0520.0420.587+j0.4300.211+j0.0425.0176202
    2/017.523960.1330.1670.0480.0400.542+j0.4110.167+j0.0406.3204229
    3/018.430200.1050.1320.0440.0390.505+j0.3900.132+j0.0397.9234260
    4/019.238090.08360.1050.0410.0370.475+j0.3690.105+j0.0379.9268294
    25020.045000.07070.0890.0390.0370.456+j0.3490.089+j0.03711.8296323
    35021.563000.05050.0640.0340.0350.424+j0.3160.064+j0.03516.4363386
    50023.390000.03540.0450.0290.0330.394+j0.2800.045+j0.03323.5447465
    75026.9135000.02360.0300.0260.0320.358+j0.2330.031+j0.03235.3566563
    * 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
    TBA276.8116.644.4418.16844.7053.091.5256.132853
    TBA1197.5917.424.4418.95647.9356.311.5259.363275
    TBA1/0198.5318.364.4419.89649.9458.321.5261.373518
    TBA2/0199.5519.384.4420.90652.1560.531.5263.583796
    TBA3/01910.7420.574.4422.10654.7163.091.9166.904247
    TBA4/01912.0721.894.4423.42657.5865.961.9169.774652
    TBA2503713.2123.274.4424.79460.5368.911.9172.725133
    TBA3503715.6525.704.4427.23465.8174.191.9178.005976
    TBA5003718.6928.754.4430.28372.3980.771.9184.587201
    TBA7506123.0633.914.4435.43284.7993.172.1697.499681
    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
    2393.7053130.87271.100.01860.14760.709+j0.4650.334+j0.0453.1135157
    1416.5667020.69230.870.01740.14110.641+j0.4480.265+j0.0433.9154178
    1/0429.2684590.55120.690.01580.13780.587+j0.4300.211+j0.0425.0176202
    2/0444.50106620.43640.550.01460.13120.542+j0.4110.167+j0.0406.3204229
    3/0467.36134390.34450.430.01340.12800.505+j0.3900.132+j0.0397.9234260
    4/0487.68169500.27430.340.01250.12140.475+j0.3690.105+j0.0379.9268294
    250508.00200250.23200.290.01190.12140.456+j0.3490.089+j0.03711.8296323
    350546.10280350.16570.210.01040.11480.424+j0.3160.064+j0.03516.4363386
    500591.82400500.11610.150.00880.10830.394+j0.2800.045+j0.03323.5447465
    750683.26600750.07740.100.00790.10500.358+j0.2330.031+j0.03235.3566563
    * 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