SPEC 46051

1/C CU 5kV XLPE AIRPORT LIGHTING

5000 Volt Non-Shielded Airport Lighting Cable, Copper Conductor With Cross-Linked Polyethylene Insulation XLPE. Meets (FAA) specification L-824 C For Underground Electrical Cable for Airport Lighting Circuits

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:Class B copper per ASTM B 3 and B8
  2. Insulation:Cross-Linked Polyethylene XLPE

Applications and Features:

Southwire’s Airport Lighting Cable meets the requirements of (FAA) L-824 C underground electrical cable for airport lighting circuits (AC 150/5345-53D), (AC 150/5345-7F). Southwire’s Airport Lighting Cable is available in sizes #8 AWG through #4 AWG 7 strands. The conductors are bare annealed copper class B and covered with an abrasion, moisture, and heat resistant Cross-Linked Polyethylene XLPE insulation. The 5KV non-shielded cable is available in Black, Red and Yellow colors. South- wire Airport Lighting Cable is primarily used for series lighting circuits for runways, control systems, and other multi-purpose installations. It can be used in direct burial, conduit, or raceways. These cables are capable of operating continuously at a conductor temperature not in excess of 90°C for normal operation, 130°C for emergency and 250°C for short circuit conditions.

• Cable is manufactured by Southwire Company in either Starkville, MS or Douglas, GA USA
• Cable has a warranty of 1 year from date of installation or 2 years from date of shipment whichever comes first.

Specifications:

  • ASTM B3 Standard Specification for Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B8 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • ICEA S-96-659 (NEMA WC 71) 2001-5000 V Nonshielded Cables
  • FAA L-824 C Specification Approved by (AC 150/5345-53D), (AC 150/5345-7F)
  • Sample Print Legend:

    SOUTHWIRE® xxSIZE 5000 VOLTS FAA L-824, TYPE C
    Table 1 – Physical and Electrical Data
    Stock NumberCond. SizeCond. NumberInsul. ThicknessApprox. ODApprox. WeightMin Bending Radius
    AWGNo.milinchlb/1000ftinch
    551529811100.375903.00
    551528611100.4151893.32
    551527411100.4602713.68
    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances
    ◊ Cable marked with this symbol is a standard stock item

    Revision: 3.0.00M