SPEC 83221

Triplex XLPE Service Drop. AAAC 6201 Alloy 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:AAAC Neutral

Applications and Features:

Used to supply power, usually from a pole-mounted transformer, to the user's service head where connection to the service entrance cable is made. To be used at voltages of 600 volts phase-to-phase or less and at conductor temperatures 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 B400 Standard Specification for Compact Round 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 StrandApprox. ODApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo.inchmilinchAWG/KcmilNo.inchlb/1000ft
    TBAMinex610.162450.252670.544101
    152645Hippa670.178450.268670.579107
    TBAPrawn410.204450.294470.636152
    105080Barnacles470.225450.315470.68160
    105098Shrimp270.283450.373270.806243
    105114Leda1/090.352600.4721/071.03384
    105106Gammarus1/070.357600.4771/071.02390
    TBACyclops2/0110.395600.5152/071.128474
    105122Dungenese2/070.402600.5222/071.112483
    TBAFlustra3/0170.443600.5633/071.216587
    105130Lepas4/0180.498600.6184/071.335728
    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 StrengthAC Resistance @ 90°CInductive Reactance @ 60HzGMRAllowable Ampacity In Air 90°C
    AWG/KcmillbΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftftAmp
    TBAMinex611100.83630.03180.005385
    152645Hippa611100.8530.03270.005485
    TBAPrawn417600.52580.03010.0066115
    105080Barnacles417600.53630.0310.0068115
    105098Shrimp228000.33730.02960.0086150
    105114Leda1/042700.2120.02990.0107205
    105106Gammarus1/042700.2120.02990.0108205
    TBACyclops2/053900.16820.0290.0121235
    105122Dungenese2/053900.16820.02930.0122235
    TBAFlustra3/067900.13350.0280.0139275
    105130Lepas4/085600.10590.02730.0157315
    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. Sizes of AAAC neutrals are not the AAAC size, but are the size of an ACSR of equal diameter.
    7. 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)
    #6-7Akron0.198
    #4-7Alton0.250
    #2-7Ames0.316
    1/0-7Azusa0.398
    2/0-7Anaheim0.447
    3/0-7Amherst0.502
    4/0-7Alliance0.563

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