SPEC 26461

HVTECK AL 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 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: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 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 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
    TBA1190.2990.8562600.91662.2542.584752.7343009
    5859511/0190.3360.8932600.95362.3342.664752.8143198
    TBA2/0190.3760.9332600.99362.4202.750752.9003413
    TBA3/0190.4230.9802601.04062.5222.852753.0023676
    TBA4/0190.4751.0322601.09262.6342.964753.1143982
    TBA250370.5201.0862601.14642.7513.081753.2314341
    TBA350370.6161.1822601.24243.0083.338853.5085193
    TBA500370.7361.3022601.36233.2673.597853.7676111
    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
    119.115060.2110.2650.0570.0480.636+j0.3820.265+j0.0483.7158177
    1/019.719010.1680.2110.0530.0460.580+j0.3660.211+j0.0464.7181200
    2/020.323960.1330.1670.0490.0440.533+j0.3510.167+j0.0445.9208228
    3/021.030200.1050.1320.0450.0430.494+j0.3340.132+j0.0437.4239258
    4/021.838090.08360.1050.0420.0410.463+j0.3160.105+j0.0419.4273292
    25022.645000.07070.0890.0400.0400.442+j0.3000.089+j0.04011.1302321
    35024.663000.05050.0640.0350.0380.408+j0.2730.064+j0.03815.5368385
    50026.490000.03540.0450.0310.0360.377+j0.2440.046+j0.03622.1454462
    * 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
    TBA1197.5921.746.6023.27657.2565.631.9169.444478
    5859511/0198.5322.686.6024.21659.2867.671.9171.484759
    TBA2/0199.5523.706.6025.22661.4769.851.9173.665079
    TBA3/01910.7424.896.6026.42664.0672.441.9176.255470
    TBA4/01912.0726.216.6027.74666.9075.291.9179.105926
    TBA2503713.2127.586.6029.11469.8878.261.9182.076460
    TBA3503715.6530.026.6031.55476.4084.792.1689.107728
    TBA5003718.6933.076.6034.59382.9891.362.1695.689094
    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
    1485.1467020.69230.870.01740.15750.636+j0.3820.265+j0.0483.7158177
    1/0500.3884590.55120.690.01620.15090.580+j0.3660.211+j0.0464.7181200
    2/0515.62106620.43640.550.01490.14440.533+j0.3510.167+j0.0445.9208228
    3/0533.40134390.34450.430.01370.14110.494+j0.3340.132+j0.0437.4239258
    4/0553.72169500.27430.340.01280.13450.463+j0.3160.105+j0.0419.4273292
    250574.04200250.23200.290.01220.13120.442+j0.3000.089+j0.04011.1302321
    350624.84280350.16570.210.01070.12470.408+j0.2730.064+j0.03815.5368385
    500670.56400500.11610.150.00940.11810.377+j0.2440.046+j0.03622.1454462
    * 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