SPEC 83204

Duplex XLPE Service Drop. AAC Neutral - Messenger

Aluminum Conductors With Crosslinked Polyethylene Insulation.

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:Conductors are stranded, compressed 1350-H19 aluminum
  2. Insulation:Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE)
  3. Messenger:AAC Neutral

Applications and Features:

Primarily used for 120 volt overhead service applications such as street lighting, outdoor lighting, and temporary service for construction. To be used at voltages of 600 volts phase-to-phase or less and at conductor temperatures not to exceed 90°C for crosslinked polyethylene (XLP) insulated conductors.

Specifications:

  • ASTM B230 Aluminum, 1350-H19 Wire for Electrical Purposes
  • ASTM B231 Standard Specification for Concentric-Lay-Stranded Aluminum 1350 Conductors
  • ASTM B901 Standard Specification for Compressed Round Stranded Aluminum Conductors Using Single Input Wire Construction. (The number of strands for both phase and neutral may differ)
  • ICEA S-76-474 Standard for Neutral-Supported Power Cable Assemblies with Weather-Resistant Extruded Insulation Rated 600V
  • Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCode WordPhase Cond. SizePhase StrandDia. Over Phase ConductorPhase Insul. ThicknessDia. Over Phase InsulationNeutral Cond. SizeNeutral StrandDia. Over Neutral InsulationApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo.inchmilinchAWG/KcmilNo.inchlb/1000ft
    104596Pekingese610.162450.252670.18461
    104604Collie670.178450.268670.18464
    TBADachshund410.204450.294470.23292
    TBASpaniel470.225450.315470.23297
    TBADoberman270.283450.373270.292147
    TBAMalemute1/090.352600.4721/070.368234
    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances
    1. The actual number of strands may differ for single input wire per ASTM B901
    Table 2 – Electrical and Engineering Data
    Stock NumberCode WordPhase Cond. SizeNeutral Rated Breaking StrengthDC Resistance @ 25°CAC Resistance @ 90°CInductive Reactance @ 60HzGMRAllowable Ampacity In Air 90°C
    AWG/KcmillbΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftftAmp
    104596Pekingese65630.65230.79690.02850.005385.0
    104604Collie65630.66530.81280.02880.005485.0
    TBADachshund48810.410.5010.02750.0066115
    TBASpaniel48810.41830.5110.02780.0068115
    TBADoberman213500.26310.32140.0270.0086150
    TBAMalemute1/019900.16530.2020.02720.0107205
    Notes:
    1. DC resistances include a 1% length factor for plexing.
    2. Inductive reactance assumes the neutral is carrying current.
    3. Phase conductors assumed to be reverse lay stranded, compressed construction.
    4. Phase spacing assumes cables are touching.
    5. Resistances shown are for the phase conductor only.
    6. Ampacity based on conductor temperature of 90°; ambient temperature of 40°C; emissivity 0.9; 2 ft./sec. wind in sun.

    Neutral Code Word

    Size-StrandsCode WordOD (inches)
    #6-7Peachbell0.184
    #4-7Rose0..232
    #2-7Iris0.292
    1/0-7Poppy0.368

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