Weatherproof ACSR - PE and XLP

Covered Aluminum - Weatherproof ACSR-PE & XLP

Product Description

One ACSR conductor covered with HMW polyethylene or cross-linked (XLP) polyethylene insulation.

Application

Used in the overhead distribution of power from pole to building weatherhead.

Specification Data

ASTM B-230 Aluminum 1350-H19 wire for electrical purposes
ASTM B-231 Concentric-lay-stranded aluminum conductors, coated-steel reinforced (ACSR)
ASTM B-1248 Polyethylene plastics molding and extrusion materials
ANSI C-8.35 Specifications for weather-resistant polyethylene-covered wire and cable
ICEA S-61-402  
NEMA PUB NO. WC5 Standards publication thermoplastic insulated wire and cable for the transmission and distribution of electrical energy

Product Data

Code Word Size (AWG or kcmil) Stranding Cover Thickness (mils.) Total Diameter (mils.) Rated Strength (lbs.) Weight Per 1000 Ft. (lbs.) Allowable Ampacity+
HMW PE XLP
Walnut 6 6/1 30 258 1130 47 47 105
Butternut 4 6/1 30 310 1770 72 72 135
Hickory 4 7/1 30 317 2240 83 83 135
Pignut 2 6/1 45 406 2710 118 118 180
Beech 2 7/1 45 415 3460 136 136 180
Chestnut 1 6/1 45 444 3370 145 145 210
Almond 1/0 6/1 60 518 4160 190 190 235
Pecan 2/0 6/1 60 567 5040 233 233 270
Filbert 3/0 6/1 60 622 6290 288 288 305
Buckeye 4/0 6/1 60 683 7930 357 357 345
Hackberry 266.8 18/1 60 729 6540 354 354 435

+Ampacity ratings based on 75°C conductor temperature 25°C ambient temperature elevation - sea level. Emissivity 0.91 coefficient of absorption 0.95. Thermal resistivity of covering - 375°C M/Watt-CM. Wind speed 2 ft./sec. in sun.

 

*Manufactured with pride in DeKalb, IL USA.