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Enter Voltage Drop Info in purple areas


Amperage @ load (one set ) System Voltage Circuit Length Voltage Drop % (NEC Tbl 9)

SIMpull CU THHN Single Phase


Three Phase

Phase Wire Attributes


Attributes can change based on wire type, size and Mfg Acceptable Megohm Readings 50 ohms - infinity Dielectric Constant Max Oper Temp for Dry Use Max Oper Temp for Wet Use Min Bend Radius (in.) Min Installation Temp Vertically Support every

http://budurl.com/SimpullCalrw (28 Minutes)

380 120 0 0.0% 120.00

380 480 290 2.1% 470.07

8 90 C 90 C 3.704 -10C (14F) 50 ft.

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Phase Wires Neutral Wire Ground Wire Total Cables # of wires 3 1 1 5 Wire Type
1 1 1

Wire Size
22 22 22 Reel Size (D X W)

Wire OD

Wire Wt/ ft.

0.926 0.926 0.926


Feet 290

1.66 1.66 1.66


Gross Wt. 7,397

Volts at Load

Power Factor for Voltage Drop is: 0.80

Sets 3
15

Cable Pull Calculated Values


Maximum Pulling Force (lb.) Max Sidewall Pres. (lb.) Jam Probability 10,000 1000 3.62

Riser MC Requires No Vertical Supports Sunlight Resistant CT Rated UL NEMA RoHS Compliant 75 C Ampacity (310.16) 90 C ampacity (310.16) Coefficient Of Friction Compressed Soft CU Class B

Exceeds Six Foot A Frame Capacity

N86 (66" X 42")


CU 4/0 CU AL 350 AL

Very Small

yes all colors yes 83, 1581, 1063 N/A yes 380 430 0.14
Stranding

GW sizing (NEC 250.122) w/o VD considerations to OCD

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Raceway Type Raceway Size
1 9

Phase Wire Ampacity Considerations Short Circuit Current (amps) 4 102,415 Adjust for Ambient Temp 2 430
Adjust for # of Current
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Conduit ID % Conduit Fill

3.356 38.1%

Min Conduit 3 in. Per NEC Min size conduit using 4 Maxis Size Grip grips & jacket

Carrying Conductors Max Allowable Ampacity for this Scenario 2011 NEC 310.15 (B) (16)

430

380

3 1/2 Copy this url address to get Southwire's most current calc =
http://www.southwire.com/support/SIMpullCablePullCalculator.htm

SIMpull Cable Pull Calculator for 600V 4.2


Yellow areas = you have the ability to change data. Purple areas = input required. 0'
Total wt./ ft Configuration Wt.correction factor COF Incoming tension 8.275
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of 3/C 500 SIMpull CU THHN, 1/C 500 SIMpull CU THHN and 1/C 500 SIMpull CU THHN 3" EMT
10,000 COF 0.14 Recommended SIMpull CU THHN No Lube Required Max Sidewall Pres. (lb.) 1,000 Jam Probability Very Small

Maximum Pulling Force (lb.) 1.40 0.14 25

Feeder: Origin: Destination:


Notes
Begin new pull in this segment

Straight Section Angle (Slope)


1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Bend Section Segment Length ft. Bend Type


Up, Down, Degree of N/A elbow
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Wire pull / Segment 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18

Wire is being pulled


4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4

Radius (in.)
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Colored wires continuous tension sidewall pressure (lbs.) (lbs.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Southwire / Maxis recommended wire pulling equipment.


1. Southwire factory installed SIMpull Heads for pre-cut paralleled reels 2. Minumum size cable puller and a 9/16 SIMpull Rope. Maxis 3K has a maximum pulling force of 3,000 lb. and pulls Continuous Tensions up to 1,500lb. Use a 9/16' SIMpull Rope. Maxis 6K has a maximum pulling force of 6,000 lb. and pulls Continuous Tensions up to 3,500lb. Use a 9/16" SIMpull Rope. Maxis 10K has a maximum pulling force of 10,000 lb. and pulls Continuous Tensions up to 6,500lb. Use a 9/16" SIMpull Rope.

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Total Length

Conduit system is assumed to be clean and free of debris.


Southwire Engineering conservative Coefficient Of Friction (COF) .35 for regular THHN THWN, XHHW and USE; all requiring lube as recommended .16 for SIMpull XHHW that requires no lube .14 for SIMpull THHN THWN that requires no lube
#DIV/0! Determines Unique Bend Radius

Unique Bend Radius


Degree of bend Distance of bend (Ft.)
Bend Radius (Ft.) is = 0 0 0

Unique Bend Degree Enter as Degree 0 0 0 0

Unique Angle (Slope)

enter as FEET UBR # 1 = 0.0 UBR # 2 = 0.0 UBR # 3 = 0.0 UBR # 4 = 0.0

Enter as degree(s) Angle # 1 = 0 Angle # 2 = 0 Angle # 3 = 0 Angle # 4 = 0

Note: Rollers or sheaves are found in drop down of "Radius (in.)" Example; a 12" diameter roller is 6" RR" (radius roller)

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Phase wire / cable information Product Sheet (URL address)


http://www.southwire.com/ProductCatalog/XTEInterfaceServlet?contentKey=prodcatsheet354

Southwire Product Type EFC CT1-13ET SIMpull PVC Jkt Southwire stock # 95-60-45-99 GW in the cable Armor
1

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# of cables Phase Conductor Ground Wire Total Cables 0
16 1

Wire Size

CU or AL
1 1

Cable Conductor Count

Voltage/ Ins Level / Shield


8

Jacket
3

OD

WT/ Ft.

1.000 Sets
1

1.505 0.000

2.317 0.000

NEC Ampacity Tables Duct 310.77 @ 105 C Conduit in Air 310.73 @ 105 C CT Rated Maximum reel length (feet) Reel Size = Diameter X Width (inches) Approx. gross wt (lb.) for max length

N/A AMPS 500 535 Yes 3,000 72 x 42 7,507 185,771 7,387


2 for 0.0333 sec

Feet
0

Reel Size (D X W) inches

Gross Wt. Lb. 165

GW sizing (NEC 250.122) w/o VD considerations

15

CU 4/0 CU

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Raceway Type Raceway Size Conduit ID % Conduit Fill
1 2

You can possibly eliminate splices and vaults when ordering wire with a SIMpull PVC Jacket and No Lube will be necessary for installation. Use a COF of .20 SIMpull PVC Jacket in conduit

Conductor Short Circuit Rating (Amps) Shield Short Circuit Rating (Amps) High Potential Testing per Table 4 of IEEE standard 400 Min bend radius of cable (inches) Coefficient of Friction (COF) in conduit

System Voltage (kV rms) (phase phase). Acceptance test voltage is 56kV -dc (cond-grd), normally for 15 minutes.

Min Conduit 0.5 in. Per NEC

0.622 0.0%

18.06 0.2 Min installation temp -10C (14F)

SIMpull Cable Pull Calculator for Power Cable 4.2


Yellow areas = you have the ability to change data. Purple areas = input required.
Total wt./ ft Configuration Wt.correction factor COF Incoming tension
4

0' of 0 cable(s) 500 CU 1 / C 15kV 220 Mil EPR 133% CU Tape Non Armored SIMpull-PVC Jacketed 0.5" EMT
Feeder: Origin: Destination:
Notes
Continuous Sidewall Pressure (lb.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Begin new pull in this segment

0.000 1.40 0.20 25

Maximum Pulling Force (lb.) 0 Max Sidewall Pres. (lb.) 1000 Jam Probability Very Small

COF 0.2 Recommended

MV11 A C/T Yard

Straight Section Angle (Slope)


1

Bend Section Segment Length ft. Bend Type


Up, Down, Degree of N/A elbow Radius
1 1

Wire pull / Segment


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25

Wire is being pulled


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(in.) Tensions (lb.)


1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Total Length

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0

Southwire / Maxis recommended wire pulling equipment.


1. Southwire factory installed SIMpull Heads for pre-cut paralleled reels 2. Minumum size cable puller and a 9/16 SIMpull Rope. Maxis 3K has a maximum pulling force of 3,000 lb. and pulls Continuous Tensions up to 1,500lb. Use a 9/16' SIMpull Rope. Maxis 6K has a maximium pulling force of 6,000 lb. and pulls Continuous Tensions up to 3,500lb. Use a 9/16" SIMpull Rope. Maxis 10K has a maximium pulling force of 10,000 lb. and pulls Continuous Tensions up to 6,500lb. Use a 9/16" SIMpull Rope.

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Unique Bend Radius


enter as feet 0.0 UBR # 1 = UBR # 2 = 0.0 UBR # 3 = UBR # 4 = 0.0 0.0

Unique Degree of Bend


enter as degree of bend

Call Southwire if more segments are needed.

Degree = Degree = Degree = Degree = Determines Unique Bend Radius


Degree of bend = 0 Distance (Ft.) of bend = 0

0 0 0 0

Conduit system is assumed to be clean and free of debris.


Note: Rollers or sheaves are found in drop down of "Radius (in.)" Example; a 12" diameter roller is 6" RR (radius roller)

Unique Angle (Slope) enter as degree of angle


Angle # 1 = Angle # 2 = 0 0

Angle # 3 = Angle # 4 =

0 0

Unique Bend Radius (Ft.) is = 0


#DIV/0!

Jam Prob numeric value 0.41 Max pulling force value 0 Max SWP Value 1000

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