SPEC 26372

HVTECK AL 3/C 220TRXLPE TS PVC AIA PVC 15kV 133% CSA

3 Conductor, 220 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:220 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: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 220 TRXLPE 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
    TBA270.2680.7452200.80582.0142.344602.4642334
    TBA1190.2990.7762200.83662.0812.411602.5312504
    TBA1/0190.3360.8132200.87362.1612.491752.6412748
    TBA2/0190.3760.8532200.91362.2472.577752.7272946
    TBA3/0190.4230.9002200.96062.3492.679752.8293189
    TBA4/0190.4750.9522201.01262.4612.791752.9413472
    TBA250370.5201.0062201.06642.5782.908753.0583808
    TBA350370.6161.1022201.16242.7853.115753.2654395
    TBA500370.7361.2222201.28233.0943.424853.5945473
    TBA750610.9081.4252201.48523.5333.863854.0336968
    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
    217.211940.2660.3340.0700.0480.709+j0.4260.334+j0.0473.1135157
    117.715060.2110.2650.0650.0460.639+j0.4110.265+j0.0463.9154178
    1/018.519010.1680.2110.0600.0440.584+j0.3940.211+j0.0445.0176202
    2/019.123960.1330.1670.0560.0430.538+j0.3770.167+j0.0436.3204229
    3/019.830200.1050.1320.0510.0410.500+j0.3590.132+j0.0417.9234260
    4/020.638090.08360.1050.0470.0400.469+j0.3390.105+j0.0399.9268294
    25021.445000.07070.0890.0450.0390.449+j0.3210.089+j0.03911.8296323
    35022.963000.05050.0640.0400.0370.415+j0.2920.064+j0.03716.4363386
    50025.290000.03540.0450.0350.0350.385+j0.2600.045+j0.03523.5447465
    75028.2135000.02360.0300.0310.0330.349+j0.2170.031+j0.03335.3566563
    * 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
    TBA276.8118.925.5920.45851.1659.541.5262.593473
    TBA1197.5919.715.5921.23652.8661.241.5264.293726
    TBA1/0198.5320.655.5922.17654.8963.271.9167.084089
    TBA2/0199.5521.675.5923.19657.0765.461.9169.274384
    TBA3/01910.7422.865.5924.38659.6668.051.9171.864746
    TBA4/01912.0724.185.5925.70662.5170.891.9174.705167
    TBA2503713.2125.555.5927.08465.4873.861.9177.675667
    TBA3503715.6527.995.5929.51470.7479.121.9182.936540
    TBA5003718.6931.045.5932.56378.5986.972.1691.298145
    TBA7506123.0636.205.5937.72289.7498.122.16102.4410370
    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
    2436.8853130.87271.100.02130.15750.709+j0.4260.334+j0.0473.1135157
    1449.5867020.69230.870.01980.15090.639+j0.4110.265+j0.0463.9154178
    1/0469.9084590.55120.690.01830.14440.584+j0.3940.211+j0.0445.0176202
    2/0485.14106620.43640.550.01710.14110.538+j0.3770.167+j0.0436.3204229
    3/0502.92134390.34450.430.01550.13450.500+j0.3590.132+j0.0417.9234260
    4/0523.24169500.27430.340.01430.13120.469+j0.3390.105+j0.0399.9268294
    250543.56200250.23200.290.01370.12800.449+j0.3210.089+j0.03911.8296323
    350581.66280350.16570.210.01220.12140.415+j0.2920.064+j0.03716.4363386
    500640.08400500.11610.150.01070.11480.385+j0.2600.045+j0.03523.5447465
    750716.28600750.07740.100.00940.10830.349+j0.2170.031+j0.03335.3566563
    * 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