ACSS is a concentric-lay stranded composite conductor made up of a core of galvanized steel strands and one or more layers of annealed or soft 1350-0 Aluminum. The steel core wire is Class A galvanized zinc-coated steel which, due to the annealed or soft temper Aluminum, carries most or all of the mechanical load of the conductor. Upon request the steel core is available in High strength.
|ASTM B-609||Aluminum 1350 round wire, annealed and intermediate tempers, for electrical purposes|
|ASTM B-498||Zinc-coated (galvanized) steel core wire|
|ASTM B-856||Concentric lay stranded aluminum conductors, coated steel supported (ACSS)|