SPEC 83305

Triplex Copper XLPE Service Drop Neutral - Messenger

Copper Conductors With Crosslinked Polyethylene Insulation.

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:Conductors are stranded, compressed copper
  2. Insulation:Cross Linked Polyethylene (XLPE)
  3. Messenger:Hard Drawn Copper

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 B1 Hard-Drawn Copper
  • ASTM B3 Standard Specification for Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B8 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • 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. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo.inchmilinchAWG/KcmilNo.lb/1000ft
    TBAColumbian810.129450.21981171
    TBAGaramond870.146450.23687177
    TBABodoni870.146450.23681176
    TBAPica870.146450.236101158
    TBAGothic670.178450.26867273
    110718Futura670.178450.26861271
    TBATudor670.178450.26881242
    TBACaslon470.225450.31547425
    TBAIonic470.225450.31541422
    110734Nonpareil470.225450.31561375
    324640Century270.283450.37327664
    110775Primer270.283450.37347585
    110767Minion270.283450.37341582
    110791Corinthian1/0190.362600.4821/071053
    110809Doric2/0190.406600.5262/071318
    110825Composite4/0190.512600.6324/072069
    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances
    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
    TBAColumbian88260.650.7990.03380.005485
    TBAGaramond87770.6620.8150.03390.006885
    TBABodoni88260.6620.8150.03390.006685
    TBAPica85290.6620.8150.03390.005385
    TBAGothic612280.4160.5120.03270.0108110
    110718Futura612800.4160.5120.03270.0107110
    TBATudor68260.4160.5120.03270.0086110
    TBACaslon419380.2620.3220.0310.0139145
    TBAIonic419700.2620.3220.0310.0122145
    110734Nonpareil412800.2620.3220.0310.0121145
    324640Century230500.1650.2020.030.0205195
    110775Primer219380.1650.2020.030.0204195
    110767Minion219700.1650.2020.030.0157195
    110791Corinthian1/047520.1030.1270.0290.0206265
    110809Doric2/059260.0820.1010.0290.0207300
    110825Composite4/059260.0820.1010.0290.0207335

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