SPEC 26442

HVTECK CU 3/C 320NLEPR TS PVC AIA PVC 25kV 133% CSA

3 Conductor, 320 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:320 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: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 320 NLEPR AIA 25kV 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
    581881^1190.3220.9993201.05962.5632.893753.0434163
    6753901/0190.3621.0393201.09962.6492.979753.1294521
    TBA2/0190.4051.0823201.14262.7423.072753.2224943
    TBA3/0190.4561.1333201.19342.8523.182753.3325516
    678708^^4/0190.5121.1893201.24943.0233.353853.5236369
    TBA250370.5581.2443201.30443.1423.472853.6426951
    TBA350370.6611.3473201.40733.3643.694853.8648348
    TBA500370.7891.4753201.53533.6413.971854.14110287
    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
    ^ Red outer jacket ^^ Yellow 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
    121.320090.1290.1610.0610.0490.522+j0.3340.161+j0.0495.7202226
    1/021.925340.1020.1280.0570.0480.485+j0.3200.128+j0.0487.2231256
    2/022.631940.0810.1010.0530.0460.454+j0.3060.101+j0.0469.0265290
    3/023.340270.06420.0800.0490.0440.429+j0.2910.080+j0.04411.4303327
    4/024.750780.0510.0640.0450.0430.407+j0.2750.064+j0.04314.3348369
    25025.560000.04310.0540.0430.0420.392+j0.2610.054+j0.04216.9384408
    35027.084000.03080.0390.0380.0390.366+j0.2380.040+j0.03923.7468485
    50029.0120000.02160.0280.0340.0370.342+j0.2120.029+j0.03733.9565571
    * 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
    581881^1198.1825.378.1326.90665.1073.481.9177.296195
    6753901/0199.1926.398.1327.91667.2875.671.9179.486728
    TBA2/01910.2927.488.1329.01669.6578.031.9181.847356
    TBA3/01911.5828.788.1330.30472.4480.821.9184.638209
    678708^^4/01913.0030.208.1331.72476.7885.172.1689.489478
    TBA2503714.1731.608.1333.12479.8188.192.1692.5110344
    TBA3503716.7934.218.1335.74385.4593.832.1698.1512423
    TBA5003720.0437.478.1338.99392.48100.862.16105.1815309
    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
    ^ Red outer jacket ^^ Yellow 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
    1541.0289400.42320.530.01860.16080.522+j0.3340.161+j0.0495.7202226
    1/0556.26112760.33460.420.01740.15750.485+j0.3200.128+j0.0487.2231256
    2/0574.04142130.26570.330.01620.15090.454+j0.3060.101+j0.0469.0265290
    3/0591.82179200.21060.260.01490.14440.429+j0.2910.080+j0.04411.4303327
    4/0627.38225970.16730.210.01370.14110.407+j0.2750.064+j0.04314.3348369
    250647.70267000.14140.180.01310.13780.392+j0.2610.054+j0.04216.9384408
    350685.80373800.10100.130.01160.12800.366+j0.2380.040+j0.03923.7468485
    500736.60534000.07090.090.01040.12140.342+j0.2120.029+j0.03733.9565571
    * 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