SPEC 26551

HVTECK CU 3/C 280TRXLPE TS PVC AIA PVC 28kV 100% CSA

3 Conductor, 280 Mils Tree Retardant Cross Linked Polyethylene, 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 Tree Retardant Cross Linked Polyethylene 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 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
  • 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 280 TRXLPE 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 ShieldGround SizeDia. Over Inner JacketDia. Over ArmourJacket Thickness1Approx. ODApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo.inchinchmilinchAWGinchinchmilinchlb/1000ft
    TBA1190.3220.9192800.97962.3902.720752.8703644
    TBA1/0190.3620.9592801.01962.4762.806752.9563983
    TBA2/0190.4051.0022801.06262.5692.899753.0494385
    TBA3/0190.4561.0532801.11342.6793.009753.1594933
    TBA4/0190.5121.1092801.16942.8003.130753.2805535
    TBA250370.5581.1642801.22442.9693.299853.4696302
    TBA350370.6611.2672801.32733.1923.522853.6927649
    TBA500370.7891.3952801.45533.4683.798853.9689525
    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
    120.120090.1290.1610.0710.0480.528+j0.3590.161+j0.0486.0202226
    1/020.725340.1020.1280.0660.0460.492+j0.3440.128+j0.0467.6231256
    2/021.331940.0810.1010.0620.0440.461+j0.3280.101+j0.0449.6265290
    3/022.140270.06420.0810.0570.0430.437+j0.3110.081+j0.04312.1303327
    4/023.050780.0510.0640.0530.0410.415+j0.2940.064+j0.04115.2348369
    25024.360000.04310.0540.0500.0400.400+j0.2790.054+j0.04018.0384408
    35025.884000.03080.0390.0440.0380.374+j0.2530.039+j0.03825.2468485
    50027.8120000.02160.0280.0390.0360.350+j0.2250.029+j0.03636.0565571
    * 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
    TBA1198.1823.347.1124.87660.7169.091.9172.905423
    TBA1/0199.1924.367.1125.88662.8971.271.9175.085927
    TBA2/01910.2925.457.1126.97665.2573.631.9177.446526
    TBA3/01911.5826.757.1128.27468.0576.431.9180.247341
    TBA4/01913.0028.177.1129.69471.1279.501.9183.318237
    TBA2503714.1729.577.1131.09475.4183.792.1688.119378
    TBA3503716.7932.187.1133.71381.0889.462.1693.7811383
    TBA5003720.0435.437.1136.96388.0996.472.16100.7914175
    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
    1510.5489400.42320.530.02160.15750.528+j0.3590.161+j0.0486.0202226
    1/0525.78112760.33460.420.02010.15090.492+j0.3440.128+j0.0467.6231256
    2/0541.02142130.26570.330.01890.14440.461+j0.3280.101+j0.0449.6265290
    3/0561.34179200.21060.270.01740.14110.437+j0.3110.081+j0.04312.1303327
    4/0584.20225970.16730.210.01620.13450.415+j0.2940.064+j0.04115.2348369
    250617.22267000.14140.180.01520.13120.400+j0.2790.054+j0.04018.0384408
    350655.32373800.10100.130.01340.12470.374+j0.2530.039+j0.03825.2468485
    500706.12534000.07090.090.01190.11810.350+j0.2250.029+j0.03636.0565571
    * 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