SPEC 26462

HVTECK AL 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 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: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 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 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
    TBA1190.2990.9763201.03662.5132.843752.9933524
    580658^1/0190.3361.0133201.07362.5932.923753.0733726
    TBA2/0190.3761.0533201.11362.6793.009753.1593955
    TBA3/0190.4231.1003201.16062.7813.111753.2614234
    TBA4/0190.4751.1523201.21262.9433.273853.4434777
    TBA250370.5201.2063201.26643.0603.390853.5605162
    TBA350370.6161.3023201.36243.2673.597853.7675838
    TBA500370.7361.4223201.48233.5263.856854.0266797
    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
    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
    121.015060.2110.2650.0640.0510.627+j0.3430.265+j0.0513.7158177
    1/021.519010.1680.2110.0600.0490.570+j0.3290.211+j0.0494.7181200
    2/022.123960.1330.1670.0560.0470.523+j0.3160.167+j0.0475.9208228
    3/022.830200.1050.1320.0520.0450.484+j0.3010.132+j0.0457.4239258
    4/024.138090.08360.1050.0480.0440.452+j0.2860.105+j0.0449.4273292
    25024.945000.07070.0890.0450.0430.430+j0.2710.089+j0.04211.1302321
    35026.463000.05050.0640.0400.0400.396+j0.2480.065+j0.04015.5368385
    50028.290000.03540.0450.0360.0380.365+j0.2220.046+j0.03822.1454462
    * 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
    TBA1197.5924.798.1326.31663.8372.211.9176.025244
    580658^1/0198.5325.738.1327.25665.8674.241.9178.055545
    TBA2/0199.5526.758.1328.27668.0576.431.9180.245886
    TBA3/01910.7427.948.1329.46670.6479.021.9182.836301
    TBA4/01912.0729.268.1330.78674.7583.132.1687.457109
    TBA2503713.2130.638.1332.16477.7286.112.1690.427682
    TBA3503715.6533.078.1334.59482.9891.362.1695.688688
    TBA5003718.6936.128.1337.64389.5697.942.16102.2610115
    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
    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
    1533.4067020.69230.870.01950.16730.627+j0.3430.265+j0.0513.7158177
    1/0546.1084590.55120.690.01830.16080.570+j0.3290.211+j0.0494.7181200
    2/0561.34106620.43640.550.01710.15420.523+j0.3160.167+j0.0475.9208228
    3/0579.12134390.34450.430.01580.14760.484+j0.3010.132+j0.0457.4239258
    4/0612.14169500.27430.340.01460.14440.452+j0.2860.105+j0.0449.4273292
    250632.46200250.23200.290.01370.14110.430+j0.2710.089+j0.04211.1302321
    350670.56280350.16570.210.01220.13120.396+j0.2480.065+j0.04015.5368385
    500716.28400500.11610.150.01100.12470.365+j0.2220.046+j0.03822.1454462
    * 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