SPEC 26441

HVTECK CU 3/C 260NLEPR TS PVC AIA PVC 25kV 100% CSA

3 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. 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: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
  • 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 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 ShieldGround SizeDia. Over Inner JacketDia. Over ArmourJacket Thickness1Approx. ODApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo.inchinchmilinchAWGinchinchmilinchlb/1000ft
    TBA1190.3220.8792600.93962.3032.633752.7833639
    TBA1/0190.3620.9192600.97962.3902.720752.8703984
    TBA2/0190.4050.9622601.02262.4832.813752.9634392
    TBA3/0190.4561.0132601.07342.5932.923753.0734947
    TBA4/0190.5121.0692601.12942.7143.044753.1945557
    TBA250370.5581.1242601.18442.8333.163753.3136112
    647159350370.6611.2272601.28733.1053.435853.6057688
    TBA500370.7891.3552601.41533.3823.712853.8829582
    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
    119.520090.1290.1610.0540.0470.530+j0.3720.161+j0.0475.7202226
    1/020.125340.1020.1280.0500.0450.495+j0.3560.128+j0.0457.2231256
    2/020.731940.0810.1010.0470.0430.465+j0.3400.101+j0.0439.0265290
    3/021.540270.06420.0810.0430.0420.440+j0.3220.081+j0.04211.4303327
    4/022.450780.0510.0640.0400.0400.419+j0.3040.064+j0.04014.3348369
    25023.260000.04310.0540.0380.0390.403+j0.2890.054+j0.03916.9384408
    35025.284000.03080.0390.0330.0370.378+j0.2610.039+j0.03723.7468485
    50027.2120000.02160.0280.0290.0350.354+j0.2320.029+j0.03533.9565571
    * 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
    TBA1198.1822.336.6023.85658.5066.881.9170.695415
    TBA1/0199.1923.346.6024.87660.7169.091.9172.905929
    TBA2/01910.2924.436.6025.96663.0771.451.9175.266536
    TBA3/01911.5825.736.6027.25465.8674.241.9178.057362
    TBA4/01913.0027.156.6028.68468.9477.321.9181.138270
    TBA2503714.1728.556.6030.07471.9680.341.9184.159096
    6471593503716.7931.176.6032.69378.8787.252.1691.5711441
    TBA5003720.0434.426.6035.94385.9094.282.1698.6014260
    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
    1495.3089400.42320.530.01650.15420.530+j0.3720.161+j0.0475.7202226
    1/0510.54112760.33460.420.01520.14760.495+j0.3560.128+j0.0457.2231256
    2/0525.78142130.26570.330.01430.14110.465+j0.3400.101+j0.0439.0265290
    3/0546.10179200.21060.270.01310.13780.440+j0.3220.081+j0.04211.4303327
    4/0568.96225970.16730.210.01220.13120.419+j0.3040.064+j0.04014.3348369
    250589.28267000.14140.180.01160.12800.403+j0.2890.054+j0.03916.9384408
    350640.08373800.10100.130.01010.12140.378+j0.2610.039+j0.03723.7468485
    500690.88534000.07090.090.00880.11480.354+j0.2320.029+j0.03533.9565571
    * 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