SPEC 26501

HVTECK CU 1/C 280NLEPR TS PVC AIA PVC 28kV 100% CSA

Single Conductor, 280 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:280 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 28kV 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 280 NLEPR AIA 28kV 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
    TBA1190.3220.9192800.9791.1591.479501.5791222
    TBA1/0190.3620.9592801.0191.1991.519501.6191331
    TBA2/0190.4051.0022801.0621.2421.562501.6621461
    TBA3/0190.4561.0532801.1131.2931.613501.7131621
    TBA4/0190.5121.1092801.1691.3491.669501.7691814
    TBA250370.5581.1642801.2241.4041.724601.8442024
    TBA350370.6611.2672801.3271.5071.827601.9472442
    TBA500370.7891.3952801.4551.6351.965602.0853101
    TBA750610.9681.5832801.6431.8832.213602.3334202
    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
    111.16700.1290.1610.0570.0580.518+j0.3580.162+j0.0585.7245244
    1/011.38450.1020.1280.0530.0560.483+j0.3430.129+j0.0567.2278272
    2/011.610650.0810.1010.0490.0540.453+j0.3280.102+j0.0549.0316303
    3/012.013420.06420.0800.0450.0520.428+j0.3120.081+j0.05211.4356333
    4/012.416930.0510.0640.0420.0500.408+j0.2950.065+j0.05014.3403367
    25012.920000.04310.0540.0400.0490.393+j0.2800.055+j0.04916.9455411
    35013.628000.03080.0390.0350.0470.369+j0.2540.040+j0.04623.7537459
    50014.640000.02160.0280.0310.0440.346+j0.2260.029+j0.04433.9616499
    75016.360000.01440.0190.0270.0420.319+j0.1930.020+j0.04250.8716557
    * 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
    TBA1198.1823.347.1124.8729.4437.571.2740.111819
    TBA1/0199.1924.367.1125.8830.4538.581.2741.121981
    TBA2/01910.2925.457.1126.9731.5539.671.2742.212174
    TBA3/01911.5826.757.1128.2732.8440.971.2743.512412
    TBA4/01913.0028.177.1129.6934.2642.391.2744.932700
    TBA2503714.1729.577.1131.0935.6643.791.5246.843012
    TBA3503716.7932.187.1133.7138.2846.411.5249.453634
    TBA5003720.0435.437.1136.9641.5349.911.5252.964615
    TBA7506124.5940.217.1141.7347.8356.211.5259.266253
    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
    1281.9429820.42320.530.01740.19030.518+j0.3580.162+j0.0585.7245244
    1/0287.0237600.33460.420.01620.18370.483+j0.3430.129+j0.0567.2278272
    2/0294.6447390.26570.330.01490.17720.453+j0.3280.102+j0.0549.0316303
    3/0304.8059720.21060.260.01370.17060.428+j0.3120.081+j0.05211.4356333
    4/0314.9675340.16730.210.01280.16400.408+j0.2950.065+j0.05014.3403367
    250327.6689000.14140.180.01220.16080.393+j0.2800.055+j0.04916.9455411
    350345.44124600.10100.130.01070.15420.369+j0.2540.040+j0.04623.7537459
    500370.84178000.07090.090.00940.14440.346+j0.2260.029+j0.04433.9616499
    750414.02267000.04720.060.00820.13780.319+j0.1930.020+j0.04250.8716557
    * 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