SPEC 26672

HVTECK AL 3/C 420TRXLPE TS PVC AIA PVC 35kV 133% CSA

3 Conductor, 420 Mils Tree Retardant Cross Linked Polyethylene, 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:420 Mils Tree Retardant Cross Linked Polyethylene 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 35kV 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 420 TRXLPE AIA 35kV 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
    TBA1/0190.3361.2134201.27363.0753.405853.5754619
    TBA2/0190.3761.2534201.31363.1613.491853.6614862
    TBA3/0190.4231.3004201.36063.2633.593853.7635157
    TBA4/0190.4751.3524201.41263.3753.705853.8755498
    TBA250370.5201.4064201.46643.4923.822853.9925894
    TBA350370.6161.5024201.56243.6994.029854.1996588
    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
    1/025.019010.1680.2110.0870.0530.552+j0.2800.211+j0.0535.0181200
    2/025.623960.1330.1670.0820.0510.504+j0.2690.167+j0.0516.3208228
    3/026.330200.1050.1320.0760.0490.464+j0.2570.133+j0.0497.9239258
    4/027.138090.08360.1050.0710.0470.432+j0.2440.106+j0.0479.9273292
    25027.945000.07070.0890.0680.0460.410+j0.2330.090+j0.04611.8302321
    35029.463000.05050.0640.0610.0430.376+j0.2140.065+j0.04316.4368385
    * 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
    TBA1/0198.5330.8110.6732.33678.1186.492.1690.806874
    TBA2/0199.5531.8310.6733.35680.2988.672.1692.997235
    TBA3/01910.7433.0210.6734.54682.8891.262.1695.587674
    TBA4/01912.0734.3410.6735.86685.7394.112.1698.438182
    TBA2503713.2135.7110.6737.24488.7097.082.16101.408771
    TBA3503715.6538.1510.6739.67493.95102.342.16106.659804
    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
    1/0635.0084590.55120.690.02650.17390.552+j0.2800.211+j0.0535.0181200
    2/0650.24106620.43640.550.02500.16730.504+j0.2690.167+j0.0516.3208228
    3/0668.02134390.34450.430.02320.16080.464+j0.2570.133+j0.0497.9239258
    4/0688.34169500.27430.340.02160.15420.432+j0.2440.106+j0.0479.9273292
    250708.66200250.23200.290.02070.15090.410+j0.2330.090+j0.04611.8302321
    350746.76280350.16570.210.01860.14110.376+j0.2140.065+j0.04316.4368385
    * 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