Copper/Copper-Clad Steel Composite Cable

Copper-Clad Steel - Composite Cable

Product Description

Concentric-lay-stranded hard drawn copper wires in combination with copper-clad steel wires.

 

Other sizes available upon request.

Application

Used as catenary messenger in the electrification of railways. Can be used as a feeder circuit or return neutral while simultaneously supporting the contact wire.

Specification Data

ASTM B-1 Hard drawn bare copper
ASTM B-227 Hard drawn copper-clad steel wire
ASTM B-229 Concentric-lay-stranded copper and copper-clad steel composite conductors

Product Data

Type of Conductor Diameter of Conductor (inch) Conductor Composition Breaking Load (lbs.) Weight Cross-Section (sq. in.)
Copper-clad Wires EHS-30% Conductivity No.-Diameter Copper Wires Hard Drawn No.-Diameter Lbs. Per 1,000 Ft. Lbs. Per Mile
350 MCM Copper Equivalent-.03143 Ohms/M Ft. at 68° F.

E

.788

7-.1576

12-.1576

32,420

1,403

7,409

.3704

EK

.735

4-.1470

15-.1470

23,850

1,238

6,536

.3224

300 MCM Copper Equivalent-.03667 Ohms/M Ft. at 68° F.
E .729 7-.1459 12-.1459 27,770 1,203 6,351 .3175
EK .680 4-.1361 15-.1361 20,960 1,061 5,602 .2763
250 MCM Copper Equivalent-.0440 Oms/M Ft. at 68° F.
E .666 7-.1332 12-.1332 23,920 1,002 5,292 .2646
EK .621 4-.1242 15-.1242 17,840 884.2 4,669 .2303
4/0 Awg Copper Equivalent-211,600 Cir. Mils-.05199 Ohms/M Ft. at 68° F.
E .613 7-.1225 12-.1225 20,730 848.3 4,479 .2239
G .583 2-.1944 5-.1944 15,640 789.4 4,168 .2077
EK .571 4-.1143 15-.1143 15,370 748.4 3,951 .1949
F .550 1-.1833 6-.1833 12,290 710.2 3,750 .1847
2/0 Awg Copper Equivalent-133,100 Cir. Mils-.08265 Ohms/M Ft. at 68° F.
K .534 4-.1780 3-.1780 17,600 645.9 3,411 .1742
J .494 3-.1648 4-.1648 13,430 560.6 2,960 .1493
G .463 2-.1542 5-.1542 10,510 496.6 2,622 .1307
F .436 1-.1454 6-.154 8,094 446.8 2,359 .1162
1/0 Awg Copper Equivalent-105,500 Cir. Mils-.1043 Ohms/M Ft. at 68° F.
K .475 4-.1585 3-.1585 14,490 512.0 2,703 .1381
J .440 3-.1467 4-.1467 10,970 444.3 2,346 .1184
G .412 2-.1373 5-.1373 8,563 393.6 2,078 .1036
F .388 1-.1294 6-.1294 6,536 354.1 1,870 .09207
No. 1 Awg Copper Equivalent-83,690 Cir. Mils-.1315 Ohms/M Ft. at 68° F.
N .464 5-.1546 2-.1546 15,410 481.3 2,541 .1315
K .423 4-.1412 3-.1412 11,900 406.2 2,144 .1096
J .392 3-.1307 4-.1307 9,000 352.5 1,861 .09390
G .367 2-.1222 5-.1222 6,956 312.2 1,649 .08216
F .346 1-.1153 6-.1153 5,266 280.9 1,483 .07303
No. 2 Awg Copper Equivalent-66,370 Cir. Mils.-1658 Ohms/M Ft. at 68° F.
P .462 6-.1540 1-.1540 16,870 471.1 2,487 .1303
N .413 5-.1377 2-.1377 12,680 381.7 2,015 .1043
K .377 4-.1257 3-.1257 9,730 322.1 1,701 .08688
J .349 3-.1164 4-.1164 7,322 279.5 1,476 .07447
A .366 1-.1699 2-.1699 5,876 256.8 1,356 .06799
G .327 2-.1089 5-.1089 5,626 247.6 1,307 .06516
F .308 1-.1026 6-.1026 4,233 222.8 1,176 .05792
No. 4 Awg Copper Equivalent-41,740 Cir. Mils-.2636 Ohms/M Ft. at 68° F.
P .366 6-.1221 1-.1221 11,420 296.3 1,564 .08196
N .328 5-.1092 2-.1092 8,460 240.0 1,267 .06556
D .348 2-.1615 1-.1615 7,340 225.5 1,191 .06147
A .290 1-.1347 2-.1347 3,938 161.5 852.8 .04276
No. 6 Awg Copper Equivalent-26,250 Cir. Mils-.4150 Ohms/M Ft. at 68° F.
D .276 2-.1281 1-.1281 4,942 141.8 748.9 .03866
A .230 1-.1068 2-.1068 2,585 101.6 536.3 .02689
C .225 1-.1046* 2-.1046 2,143 97.34 514.0 .02577
No. 8 Awg Copper Equivalent-16,510 Cir. Mils-.6598 Ohms/M Ft. at 68° F.
D .219 2-.1016 1-.1016 3,256 89.21 471.0 .02431
A .199 1-.1127 2-.07969 2,233 74.27 392.2 .01995
C .179 1-.08081* 2-.08336 1,362 60.67 320.3 .01604

+High Strength Copperweld, 40% Conductivity.