SPEC 26401

HVTECK CU 1/C 260NLEPR TS PVC AIA PVC 25kV 100% CSA

Single Conductor, 260 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:260 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. Inner Jacket:PVC inner jacket
  7. Armour:Aluminum Interlocked Armour (AIA)
  8. Overall Jacket:Black Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket

Applications and Features:

Southwire's 25kV 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 (1/0 and Larger)
  • 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# 1/C [#AWG or #kcmil] CU 260 NLEPR AIA 25kV 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 ShieldDia. Over Inner JacketDia. Over ArmourJacket Thickness1Approx. ODApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo.inchinchmilinchinchinchmilinchlb/1000ft
    TBA1190.3220.8792600.9391.1191.439501.5391172
    TBA1/0190.3620.9192600.9791.1591.479501.5791280
    TBA2/0190.4050.9622601.0221.2021.522501.6221408
    TBA3/0190.4561.0132601.0731.2531.573501.6731567
    TBA4/0190.5121.0692601.1291.3091.629501.7291758
    TBA250370.5581.1242601.1841.3641.684501.7841932
    TBA350370.6611.2272601.2871.4671.787601.9072380
    TBA500370.7891.3552601.4151.5951.925602.0453034
    TBA750610.9681.5432601.6031.8432.173602.2934127
    TBA1000611.1171.6922601.7521.9922.322602.4425063
    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
    110.86700.1290.1610.0540.0580.520+j0.3710.162+j0.0585.7245244
    1/011.18450.1020.1280.0500.0560.485+j0.3560.129+j0.0557.2278272
    2/011.410650.0810.1010.0470.0540.456+j0.3400.102+j0.0549.0316303
    3/011.713420.06420.0800.0430.0520.431+j0.3230.081+j0.05111.4356333
    4/012.116930.0510.0640.0400.0500.411+j0.3050.065+j0.05014.3403367
    25012.520000.04310.0540.0380.0480.397+j0.2890.055+j0.04816.9455411
    35013.328000.03080.0390.0330.0460.373+j0.2620.040+j0.04623.7537459
    50014.340000.02160.0280.0290.0440.350+j0.2330.029+j0.04333.9616499
    75016.160000.01440.0190.0250.0420.323+j0.1990.020+j0.04150.8716557
    100017.180000.01080.0150.0220.0400.305+j0.1760.016+j0.04067.8825608
    * Calculations are based on three cables triplexed / 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 D17M of the 2015 Canadian Electrical Code Part I (40°C Ambient Air Temperature, indoor installation)
    ‡ Ampacities are based on Table D17A of the 2015 Canadian Electrical Code Part I
    Table 3 – Weights and Measurements (Metric)
    Stock NumberCond. SizeStrandDiameter Over ConductorDiameter Over InsulationInsul. ThicknessDiameter Over Insulation ShieldDia. Over Inner JacketDia. Over ArmourJacket Thickness1Approx. ODApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo.mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmkg/km
    TBA1198.1822.336.6023.8528.4236.551.2739.091744
    TBA1/0199.1923.346.6024.8729.4437.571.2740.111905
    TBA2/01910.2924.436.6025.9630.5338.661.2741.202095
    TBA3/01911.5825.736.6027.2531.8339.951.2742.492332
    TBA4/01913.0027.156.6028.6833.2541.381.2743.922616
    TBA2503714.1728.556.6030.0734.6542.771.2745.312875
    TBA3503716.7931.176.6032.6937.2645.391.5248.443542
    TBA5003720.0434.426.6035.9440.5148.891.5251.944515
    TBA7506124.5939.196.6040.7246.8155.191.5258.246142
    TBA10006128.3742.986.6044.5050.6058.981.5262.037535
    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
    1274.3229820.42320.530.01650.19030.520+j0.3710.162+j0.0585.7245244
    1/0281.9437600.33460.420.01520.18370.485+j0.3560.129+j0.0557.2278272
    2/0289.5647390.26570.330.01430.17720.456+j0.3400.102+j0.0549.0316303
    3/0297.1859720.21060.260.01310.17060.431+j0.3230.081+j0.05111.4356333
    4/0307.3475340.16730.210.01220.16400.411+j0.3050.065+j0.05014.3403367
    250317.5089000.14140.180.01160.15750.397+j0.2890.055+j0.04816.9455411
    350337.82124600.10100.130.01010.15090.373+j0.2620.040+j0.04623.7537459
    500363.22178000.07090.090.00880.14440.350+j0.2330.029+j0.04333.9616499
    750408.94267000.04720.060.00760.13780.323+j0.1990.020+j0.04150.8716557
    1000434.34356000.03540.050.00670.13120.305+j0.1760.016+j0.04067.8825608
    * Calculations are based on three cables triplexed / 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 D17M of the 2015 Canadian Electrical Code Part I (40°C Ambient Air Temperature, indoor installation)
    ‡ Ampacities are based on Table D17A of the 2015 Canadian Electrical Code Part I

    Revision: 3.0.00C