SPEC 26571

HVTECK AL 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 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: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 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 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
    TBA1190.2990.8962800.95662.3402.670752.8203017
    TBA1/0190.3360.9332800.99362.4202.750752.9003201
    TBA2/0190.3760.9732801.03362.5062.836752.9863410
    TBA3/0190.4231.0202801.08062.6082.938753.0883667
    TBA4/0190.4751.0722801.13262.7203.050753.2003965
    TBA250370.5201.1262801.18642.8373.167753.3174316
    TBA350370.6161.2222801.28243.0943.424853.5945160
    TBA500370.7361.3422801.40233.3543.684853.8546061
    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
    119.715060.2110.2650.0750.0490.633+j0.3680.265+j0.0493.9158177
    1/020.319010.1680.2110.0700.0470.577+j0.3530.211+j0.0475.0181200
    2/020.923960.1330.1670.0650.0450.530+j0.3380.167+j0.0456.3208228
    3/021.630200.1050.1320.0600.0440.491+j0.3220.132+j0.0447.9239258
    4/022.438090.08360.1050.0550.0420.459+j0.3050.105+j0.0429.9273292
    25023.245000.07070.0890.0530.0410.438+j0.2900.089+j0.04111.8302321
    35025.263000.05050.0640.0470.0390.404+j0.2640.064+j0.03916.4368385
    50027.090000.03540.0450.0410.0370.373+j0.2360.046+j0.03723.5454462
    * 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
    TBA1197.5922.767.1124.28659.4467.821.9171.634490
    TBA1/0198.5323.707.1125.22661.4769.851.9173.664764
    TBA2/0199.5524.717.1126.24663.6572.031.9175.845075
    TBA3/01910.7425.917.1127.43666.2474.631.9178.445457
    TBA4/01912.0727.237.1128.75669.0977.471.9181.285901
    TBA2503713.2128.607.1130.12472.0680.441.9184.256423
    TBA3503715.6531.047.1132.56478.5986.972.1691.297679
    TBA5003718.6934.097.1135.61385.1993.572.1697.899020
    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
    1500.3867020.69230.870.02290.16080.633+j0.3680.265+j0.0493.9158177
    1/0515.6284590.55120.690.02130.15420.577+j0.3530.211+j0.0475.0181200
    2/0530.86106620.43640.550.01980.14760.530+j0.3380.167+j0.0456.3208228
    3/0548.64134390.34450.430.01830.14440.491+j0.3220.132+j0.0447.9239258
    4/0568.96169500.27430.340.01680.13780.459+j0.3050.105+j0.0429.9273292
    250589.28200250.23200.290.01620.13450.438+j0.2900.089+j0.04111.8302321
    350640.08280350.16570.210.01430.12800.404+j0.2640.064+j0.03916.4368385
    500685.80400500.11610.150.01250.12140.373+j0.2360.046+j0.03723.5454462
    * 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