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TABLE OF CONTENTS


1.0 SCOPE


2.0 CROSS REFERENCES


3.0 APPLICABLE CODES AND STANDARDS


4.0 DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS

4.1 General
4.2 Design Criteria
4.3 Materials
4.4 Fabrication
4.5 Marking


5.0 TESTS

5.1 Routine and Type Tests
5.2 Production Sampling Tests


6.0 PACKING AND SHIPPING

Figure 1 : Cross-Section of XLPE Insulated 110 kV, 115 kV, 132 kV, 230 kV or
380 kV Power Cable (Typical)
Figure 2 : Reel Making Locations


7.0 DATA SCHEDULE

7.1 110 kV/115 kV XLPE POWER CABLE
7.2 132 kV XLPE POWER CABLE
7.3 230 kV XLPE POWER CABLE
7.4 380 kV XLPE POWER CABLE












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1.0 SCOPE

This Transmission Material Standard Specification (TMSS) specifies the minimum technical
requirements for design, engineering, manufacture, inspection, testing and performance of
XLPE insulated, single core, Copper power cable, rated 110 kV, 115kV, 132kV, 230kV or
380kV intended to be used in the Transmission System of Saudi Consolidated Electric
Company, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


2.0 CROSS REFERENCES

2.1 This Transmission Material Standard Specification shall be read in conjunction with
the Transmission General Specification No. 01-TMSS-01, titled "General
Requirements for All Equipment/Materials", which shall be considered as an integral
part of this TMSS.

2.2 This TMSS shall also be read in conjunction with Transmission Business Unit
(TBU) of SEC Purchase Order or Contract Schedule for project, as applicable.


3.0 APPLICABLE CODES AND STANDARDS

The latest revisions of the following Codes and Standards shall be applicable for the
equipment/material covered in this TMSS. In case of conflict, the vendor/manufacturer may
propose equipment/material conforming to one group of Industry Codes and Standards
quoted hereunder without jeopardizing the requirements of this TMSS.

3.1 IEC 60228 Conductors of Insulated Cables

3.2 IEC 60502 Extruded Solid Dielectric Insulated Power Cables for Rated
Voltage from 1kV to 30kV

3.3 IEC 60840 Power Cables with Extruded Insulation and Their Accessories
for Rated Voltages Above 30kV (U
m
=36kV) up to 150kV
(U
m
=170kV)- Test Methods and Requirements.

3.4 IEC 60949 Calculation of Thermally Permissible Short-Circuit Currents,
Taking into Account Non-Adiabatic Heating Effects

3.5 IEC 62067 Power Cables with Extruded Insulation and Their Accessories
for Rated Voltages Above 150kV (U
m
=170kV) up to 500kV
(U
m
=550kV) - Test Methods and Requirements.

3.6 ICEA P-45-482 Short Circuit Performance of Metallic Shields and Sheaths of
Insulated Cable

3.7 ICEA S-66-524 Cross-Linked - Thermosetting Polyethylene - Insulated Wire
and Cable for the Transmission and Distribution of Electrical
Energy



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3.8 ICEA S-108-720 Extruded Insulation Power Cables Rated above 46kV Through
345kV.

3.9 AEIC CS7 Specifications for Cross-Linked Polyethylene Insulated
Shielded Power Cables Rated 69kV Through 138kV


4.0 DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS

4.1 General

4.1.1 The XLPE insulated power cable, rated 110 kV, 115 kV, 132 kV, 230kV or
380 kV shall meet or exceed the requirements of this Specification in all
respects.

4.1.2 Manufacturer's drawings, as required by 01-TMSS-01 shall show the outline of
the power cable, together with all pertinent dimensions. Any variations in
these dimensions due to manufacturing tolerances shall be indicated.

4.2 Design Criteria

4.2.1 The power cable rated 110 kV, 115 kV, or 132 kV shall be manufactured in
accordance with AEIC CS7 and tested in accordance with IEC 60840.

For 230 kV or 380 kV power cables, they shall be manufactured in
accordance with ICEA S-108-720 and tested in accordance with IEC 62067.

4.2.2 The power cable, rated 110 kV, 115 kV, 132 kV, 230 kV or 380 kV shall be
designed for ambient temperature conditions specified in 01-TMSS-01.

4.2.3 The cable conductor temperature shall not exceeds the following:

Rated Voltage
(kV)
Insulation Normal
Operation
Emergency
Overload
Short Circuit
110, 115 or 132 XLPE 90°C 105 to 130°C 250°C
230 or 380 XLPE 90°C 105°C 250°C

4.2.4 The construction of the cable shall be essentially as shown in Figure 1.

The ratings and dimensions of 110 kV, 115 kV, 132 kV, 230 kV or 380 kV
power cable shall be as indicated in Data Schedules.

4.3 Materials

4.3.1 Conductor

The conductor shall be segmental or non-segmental, round, compacted,
shaped or circular stranded copper class 2 per IEC 60228.

For 110 kV, 115 kV or 132 kV power cable, conductor sizes shall be 400,
630, 800, 1000, 1200, 1600 and 2000 mm².


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For 230 kV or 380 kV power cable, conductor sizes shall be 630, 800, 1000,
1200, 1500, 2000 and 2500 mm²

The conductor construction shall be as specified in Table-1 below:

Table-1

Conductor Size (mm²) Conductor Construction
400, 630, 800, 1000 Segmental or non-segmental
1000, 1200, 1500, 1600, 2000,
2500
Segmental

4.3.2 Conductor Shield

The conductor shield of cable shall consist of an extruded black
thermosetting semi-conducting material compatible with the conductor and
the XLPE insulation.

A conductor moisture impervious layer (longitudinal water barrier) shall be
applied between the conductor and the specified extruded semi-conducting
layer.

The outer surface of the conductor shield shall be cylindrical and shall be
firmly bonded to the overlying insulation. The extruded shield shall be easily
removable from the conductor.

The average thickness and minimum thickness of the conductor shield shall
be as indicated in the Data Schedules.

4.3.3 Insulation

The insulation shall be super clean cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE).

The average thickness and minimum thickness of the insulation shall be as
indicated in the Data Schedules.

4.3.4 Insulation Shield

The insulation shield shall consist of an extruded black thermosetting semi-
conducting material compatible with the XLPE insulation.

The average thickness and minimum thickness of the insulation shield shall
be as indicated in the Data Schedules.

4.3.5 Metallic Sheath

The metallic sheath shall consist of a seamless tube of corrugated aluminum
or extruded lead alloy or copper wire and copper tape.



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For power cables to be installed below water table level, extruded lead alloy
sheath shall be provided over the insulation shield.

For power cables to be installed above water table level, the sheath shall be
extruded lead alloy or seamless tube of corrugated aluminum or copper wire
and copper tape.

IEC 60949 or ICEA Publication P-45-482 shall be used by the manufacturer
to determine the effective cross-sectional area of the metallic sheath and its
short circuit current carrying capability.

4.3.6 Moisture Impervious Layers

The moisture impervious layers shall consist of the following:

a. First Layer (longitudinal water barrier) - a layer of semi-conductive
water blocking tape or powder between the insulation shield and the
metallic sheath. The thickness of this first moisture impervious layer
shall be independent of that of the extruded insulation shield.

b. Second Layer (longitudinal water barrier) - a layer of semi-conductive
water blocking tape or powder between the metallic sheath and the
jacket.

4.3.7 J acket

The jacket material shall be black linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE)
or linear medium density polyethylene (LMDPE) or high density
polyethylene (HDPE) tested per IEC 60502. The LLDPE or LMDPE jacket
shall be ultra violet ray resistant. A suitable binder tape may be applied
between the moisture impervious layer and the jacket.

The average and minimum thickness of the jacket shall be as indicated in the
Data Schedules.

4.3.8 Conductive Layer

A conductive layer shall be applied over the jacket to serve as an electrode
for testing the integrity of the jacket.

4.4 Fabrication

4.4.1 The conductor shield, cross-linked polyethylene insulation and insulation
shield shall be extruded by the triple extrusion method to assure homogeneity
between the insulation and the semi-conducting shields.

The insulation shield shall be bonded firmly and continuously to the
insulation.

4.4.2 The cross-linking process shall be by the dry cure dry cooling method.



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4.4.3 The power cable shall be free of material and manufacturing defects which
would prevent it from meeting the requirements of this Specification.

4.5 Marking

4.5.1 The jacket for all the cables shall be marked by embossing in Arabic and
English at intervals not exceeding one meter with the following minimum
information:

a. Electric Cable
b. Voltage designation, 110 kV, 115 kV, 132 kV, 230 kV or 380 kV
c. Type of insulation, XLPE
d. Insulation thickness, mm
e. Conductor cross-sectional area, mm² and material
f. The manufacturer's name or trademark
g. Year of manufacture
h. Cumulative length at every one meter with the highest length mark on
the outer end of the cable.

4.5.2 All cables shall be marked with “ Property of Saudi Electricity Company” in
both Arabic and English.

4.5.3 Marking by matrix print is not acceptable.

5.0 TESTS

All tests results shall be provided for review and acceptance by TBU.

5.1 Routine and Type Tests

5.1.1 For 110kV, 115 kV or 132 kV power cable, routine and type tests per AEIC
CS7 or IEC 60840 are acceptable.

For 230 kV or 380 kV power cable, routine and type tests shall be as per IEC
62067.

5.1.2 Water penetration test shall be conducted on the cable in accordance with the
requirements of IEC 6840 or IEC 62067.

5.1.3 The completed reeled cable partial discharge test data shall be submitted on a
printout shut of an X-Y recorder showing the partial discharge curve of each
cable.

5.2 Production Sampling Tests

5.2.1 Production sampling tests shall be conducted on the cable in accordance with
the requirements of AEIC CS7 or ICEA S-108-720.

5.2.2 Production quality requirements for the insulation and semi-conducting
shields shape as per AEIC CS7.



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6.0 PACKING AND SHIPPING

In addition to the applicable items per 01-TMSS-01, packing and shipping of the cable shall
conform to the following :

6.1 The cable ends shall be sealed with a waterproof, heat shrinkable plastic or
elastomeric end cap with adhesive type sealing compound. Cable ends shall be
properly secured to the reel.

6.2 The cable shall be delivered without splices, on standard sized non-returnable steel
drums of sturdy construction properly packed and lagged externally to prevent the
cable from possible damage to the cable during transportation. Wood lagging shall
be used and have a minimum thickness of 50mm. The wood lagging shall also be
secured with steel straps to provide physical protection for the cables during transit
and during customary storage and handling operations.

6.3 The arbor hole for wooden reel shall be reinforced with galvanized steel plates.

The minimum diameter of the drum of the shipping reel shall not be less than the
minimum bending diameter of the power cable.

6.4 Reel Markings

6.4.1 Cable reels/drums shall be marked in legible and indelible letters giving the
following particulars:

a. Cable voltage and conductor size
b. Type of cable
c. Length and weight of cable on reel
d. Gross weight
e. Dimensions of reel
f. Direction of Pulling
g. Manufacturer's name and country of origin
h. Purchase Order number
i. J .O. number/Contract number (if applicable)
j. Serial number of reel
k. stock number in 10 cm high bold numerals.
l. Direction of rolling of reel
m. 11-TMSS-02

Reel marking locations shall be as shown in Figure 2.

6.4.2 All markings shall appear on both sides of the reel.

6.4.3 Cable reel identification shall include any additional information as required
by the Company shipping instructions.







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7.0 DATA SCHEDULE

110kV/115kV, XLPE POWER CABLE

SEC Enquiry No. Date:

SEC Purchase Order
No.
Date:
or Contract No.

SEC PTS No./Project Title with J .O. No.

REFERENCE
SECTION NO. DESCRIPTION 'A' 'B' 'C'

3.0 APPLICABLE CODES AND STANDARDS

Reference Manufacturing Standard AEIC

4.0 DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS

4.2 Design Criteria/Rating

a. Cable Nominal Voltage, kV 110/115
b. System Short Circuit Current, kA 40
c. Maximum conductor short circuit current
temperature, °C
250
4.2 d. Maximum permissible continuous
conductor temperature, °C
90
e. Emergency Loading
• Maximum emergency conductor
loading temp.,°C
105
• Permissible Load in Amps, A *
• Allowable loading duration; hrs


i) During any 12 months 72
ii) During the life of the cable 1500

4.3 Material Details :
4.3.1 Conductor :
Material Copper

'A' - TBU SPECIFIED DATA/PARAMETERS
'B' - BIDDER/SUPPLIER/VENDOR/CONTRACTOR PROPOSED DATA/
PARAMETERS
'C' - REMARKS SUPPORTING THE PROPOSED DEVIATION IN COLUMN 'B'
(*) - DATA/PARAMETER TO BE PROVIDED/PROPOSED BY THE
BIDDER/SUPPLIER/ VENDOR/CONTRACTOR IN COLUMN 'B'


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REFERENCE
SECTION NO. DESCRIPTION 'A' 'B' 'C'

Conductor for stranding
(Non-segmental/segmental)
*

No. of strands *

Dia. of strand prior to compaction, mm *

Cross-sectional area, mm²
(400, 630, 800,1000, 1200, 1600 or 2000)

Diameter, mm *

Resistance at 25°C, Ω/km *

Conductor AC resistance at 20°C *

Conductor DC resistance at 20°C *

Temp. coefficient at 20°C/°C *

Skin effect loss factor (k
s
)
*

Proximity effect loss factor (k
ρ
) *

DC resistance at 90°C, Ω/km *

Short circuit capability of conductor in kA
for 1 second starting with 90°C conductor
temperature up to max. short circuit current
temperature
40

4.3.2 Conductor shield:
Material SEMICON
Average thickness, mm
400mm² 0.64
800 to 2000mm² 0.76

Minimum thickness, mm
400mm² 0.512
800 to 2000mm² 0.608





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110kV/115kV, XLPE POWER CABLE

REFERENCE
SECTION NO. DESCRIPTION 'A' 'B' 'C'

Dia. over conductor shield, mm *
Thermal resistivity, K.m/W *

Conductor Moisture Impervious layer
Material
Semi-Conducting
Tape


4.3.3 Insulation:

Material
SUPER
CLEAN XLPE

Average thickness, mm 20.32
Minimum thickness, mm 18.288
Diameter over insulation, mm *
Thermal resistivity, K.m/W *
Relative permittivity or
dielectric constant (ε)
*
Loss factor (δ ) *
Specific Resistance, MΩ-km
(Actual Test Value)
*

4.3.4 Insulation shield:
Material SEMICON
Average thickness, mm 1.75
Minimumn thickness, mm 1.40
Diameter over insulation shield, mm *
Thermal resistivity, K.m/W *

4.3.5 Metallic shield:
Material
Total effective cross-sectional area mm² *
Diameter over metallic shield, mm *
Temp. coefficient at 20°C,/°C *
DC resistance at 20°C, Ω/km *
AC resistance at 20°C Ω/km *
Self inductance, mH/km *
AC resistance at 90°C
DC resistance at 90°C
Resistivity at 20°C
Short circuit capability in kA for 1 second
of the metallic shield starting with 90°C
conductor temperature :
40





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7.0 DATA SCHEDULE

110kV/115kV, XLPE POWER CABLE

REFERENCE
SECTION NO. DESCRIPTION 'A' 'B' 'C'

4.3.6 Moisture impervious layer (first layer):
Material
SEMI-CONDUCTIVE
SWELLING TAPE
OR POWDER

Thickness, mm 0.12
Diameter over the layer, mm *

Moisture impervious layer (second layer):
Material
SEMI-CONDUCTIVE
SWELLING TAPE
OR POWDER

Thickness, mm 0.12
Diameter over the layer, mm *

4.3.7 J acket:
Material
(LLDPE , LMDPE or HDPE)
Average thickness, mm 3.95
Minimum thickness, mm 3.55
Overall cable diameter, mm *

4.3.8 Conductive layer :
Material *
Thickness, mm *

6.0 PACKING
a. Total quantity required, m
b. Are matched sets of cable reel length
required?


c. If "YES", how many reels are
required per set?


d. Tolerance in cable length of
matched reel sets


e. Conductor weight, kg/km *
f. Cable weight, kg/km *
g. Reel and cable weight, kg *
h. Cable length per reel, m *
i. Cable reel diameter, mm *
j. Cable reel width, mm *








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110kV/115kV, XLPE POWER CABLE

REFERENCE
SECTION NO. DESCRIPTION 'A' 'B' 'C'

OTHER REQUIRED INFORMATION

a. Life expectancy of cable, years Over 30

b. 3-phase inductance in trefoil
formation, mH/km
*

c. 3phase capacitance in trefoil
formation µF/km
*

d. Maximum permissible overload in %
of 3 cables in underground cable duct
trefoil formation, at 40°C soil
temperature, for 1/2/3(I
1-hour
/ I
2-hours
/I
3-
hours
) hours starting with a prior loading
of


I
1-hour
/ I
2-hours
/
I
3-hours



I
1-hour
/ I
2-hours
/
I
3-hours


50% * / / / /
75%
100%



e. Maximum pulling Tension (kN) *

f. Maximum sidewall pressure, kN/m *

g. Minimum bending radius, mm *



















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ADDITIONAL TECHNICAL INFORMATION OR FEATURES TO BE FURNISHED BY
SEC:
A.







ADDITIONAL SUPPLEMENTARY DATA OR FEATURES PROPOSED BY
BIDDER/VENDOR/SUPPLIER/CONTRACTOR:
B.







OTHER PARTICULARS TO BE FILLED UP BY BIDDER/VENDOR/SUPPLIER/
CONTRACTOR:
B.





Actual Manufacturer
of Equipment/Material
Vendor/Supplier/
Contractor

Name of the Company
Location and address



Name and Signature of
authorized
epresentative

and date


Official Seal/Stamp
of the Company &
Date









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7.0 DATA SCHEDULE

132kV, XLPE POWER CABLE

SEC Enquiry No. Date:

SEC Purchase Order
No.
Date:
or Contract No.

SEC PTS No./Project Title with J .O. No.

REFERENCE
SECTION NO. DESCRIPTION 'A' 'B' 'C'

3.0 APPLICABLE CODES AND STANDARDS

Reference Manufacturing Standard AEIC

4.0 DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS

4.2 Design Criteria/Rating

a. Cable Nominal Voltage, kV 132
b. System Short Circuit Current, kA 40
c. Maximum conductor short circuit current
temperature, °C
250
4.2 d. Maximum permissible continuous
conductor temperature, °C
90
e. Emergency Loading
• Maximum emergency conductor
loading temp.,°C
105
• Permissible Load in Amps, A *
• Allowable loading duration; hrs


i) During any 12 months 72
ii) During the life of the cable 1500

4.3 Material Details :
4.3.1 Conductor :
Material Copper

'A' - TBU SPECIFIED DATA/PARAMETERS
'B' - BIDDER/SUPPLIER/VENDOR/CONTRACTOR PROPOSED DATA/
PARAMETERS
'C' - REMARKS SUPPORTING THE PROPOSED DEVIATION IN COLUMN 'B'
(*) - DATA/PARAMETER TO BE PROVIDED/PROPOSED BY THE
BIDDER/SUPPLIER/ VENDOR/CONTRACTOR IN COLUMN 'B'


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7.0 DATA SCHEDULE

132kV, XLPE POWER CABLE

REFERENCE
SECTION NO. DESCRIPTION 'A' 'B' 'C'

Conductor for stranding
(Non-segmental/segmental)
*

No. of strands *

Dia. of strand prior to compaction, mm *

Cross-sectional area, mm²
(400, 630, 800,1000, 1200, 1600 or 2000)

Diameter, mm *

Resistance at 25°C, Ω/km *

Conductor AC resistance at 20°C *

Conductor DC resistance at 20°C *

Temp. coefficient at 20°C/°C *

Skin effect loss factor (k
s
)
*

Proximity effect loss factor (k
ρ
) *

DC resistance at 90°C, Ω/km *

Short circuit capability of conductor in kA
for 1 second starting with 90°C conductor
temperature up to max. short circuit current
temperature
40

4.3.2 Conductor shield:
Material SEMICON
Average thickness, mm
400mm² 0.64
800 to 2000mm² 0.76

Minimum thickness, mm
400mm² 0.512
800 to 2000mm² 0.608





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7.0 DATA SCHEDULE

132kV, XLPE POWER CABLE

REFERENCE
SECTION NO. DESCRIPTION 'A' 'B' 'C'

Dia. over conductor shield, mm *
Thermal resistivity, K.m/W *

Conductor Moisture Impervious layer
Material
Semi-Conducting
Tape


4.3.3 Insulation:

Material
SUPER
CLEAN XLPE

Average thickness, mm 21.6
Minimum thickness, mm 19.44
Diameter over insulation, mm *
Thermal resistivity, K.m/W *
Relative permittivity or
dielectric constant (ε)
*
Loss factor (δ ) *
Specific Resistance, MΩ-km
(Actual Test Value)
*

4.3.4 Insulation shield:
Material SEMICON
Average thickness, mm 1.75
Minimum thickness, mm 1.40
Diameter over insulation shield, mm *
Thermal resistivity, K.m/W *

4.3.5 Metallic shield:
Material
Total effective cross-sectional area mm² *
Diameter over metallic shield, mm *
Temp. coefficient at 20°C,/°C *
DC resistance at 20°C, Ω/km *
AC resistance at 20°C Ω/km *
Self inductance, mH/km *
AC resistance at 90°C
DC resistance at 90°C
Resistivity at 20°C
Short circuit capability in kA for 1 second
of the metallic shield starting with 90°C
conductor temperature :
40





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7.0 DATA SCHEDULE

132kV, XLPE POWER CABLE

REFERENCE
SECTION NO. DESCRIPTION 'A' 'B' 'C'

4.3.6 Moisture impervious layer (first layer):
Material
SEMI-CONDUCTIVE
SWELLING TAPE
OR POWDER

Thickness, mm 0.12
Diameter over the layer, mm *

Moisture impervious layer (second layer):
Material
SEMI-CONDUCTIVE
SWELLING TAPE
OR POWDER

Thickness, mm 0.12
Diameter over the layer, mm *

4.3.7 J acket:
Material
(LLDPE , LMDPE or HDPE)
Average thickness, mm 3.95
Minimum thickness, mm 3.55
Overall cable diameter, mm *

4.3.8 Conductive layer :
Material *
Thickness, mm *

6.0 PACKING
a. Total quantity required, m
b. Are matched sets of cable reel length
required?


c. If "YES", how many reels are
required per set?


d. Tolerance in cable length of
matched reel sets


e. Conductor weight, kg/km *
f. Cable weight, kg/km *
g. Reel and cable weight, kg *
h. Cable length per reel, m *
i. Cable reel diameter, mm *
j. Cable reel width, mm *









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REFERENCE
SECTION NO. DESCRIPTION 'A' 'B' 'C'

OTHER REQUIRED INFORMATION

a. Life expectancy of cable, years Over 30

b. 3-phase inductance in trefoil
formation, mH/km
*

c. 3phase capacitance in trefoil
formation µF/km
*

d. Maximum permissible overload in %
of 3 cables in underground cable duct
trefoil formation, at 40°C soil
temperature, for 1/2/3(I
1-hour
/ I
2-hours
/I
3-
hours
) hours starting with a prior loading
of


I
1-hour
/ I
2-hours
/
I
3-hours



I
1-hour
/ I
2-hours
/
I
3-hours


50% * / / / /
75%
100%



e. Maximum pulling Tension (kN) *

f. Maximum sidewall pressure, kN/m *

g. Minimum bending radius, mm *



















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Date of Approval: May 30, 2006
11-TMSS-02, Rev. 0 TRANSMISSION MATERIALS STANDARD SPECIFICATION
7.0 DATA SCHEDULE

132kV, XLPE POWER CABLE

ADDITIONAL TECHNICAL INFORMATION OR FEATURES TO BE FURNISHED BY
SEC:
A.







ADDITIONAL SUPPLEMENTARY DATA OR FEATURES PROPOSED BY
BIDDER/VENDOR/SUPPLIER/CONTRACTOR:
B.







OTHER PARTICULARS TO BE FILLED UP BY BIDDER/VENDOR/SUPPLIER/
CONTRACTOR:
B.





Actual Manufacturer
of Equipment/Material
Vendor/Supplier/
Contractor

Name of the Company
Location and address



Name and Signature of
authorized
epresentative

and date


Official Seal/Stamp
of the Company &
Date








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Date of Approval: May 30, 2006
11-TMSS-02, Rev. 0 TRANSMISSION MATERIALS STANDARD SPECIFICATION
7.0 DATA SCHEDULE

230kV, XLPE POWER CABLE

SEC Enquiry No. Date:

SEC Purchase Order
No.
Date:
or Contract No.

SEC PTS No./Project Title with J .O. No.

REFERENCE
SECTION NO. DESCRIPTION 'A' 'B' 'C'

3.0 APPLICABLE CODES AND STANDARDS

Reference Manufacturing Standard ICEA

4.0 DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS

4.2 Design Criteria/Rating

a. Cable Nominal Voltage, kV 230
b. System Short Circuit Current, kA 63
c. Maximum conductor short circuit current
temperature, °C
250
4.2 d. Maximum permissible continuous
conductor temperature, °C
90
e. Emergency Loading
• Maximum emergency conductor
loading temp.,°C
105
• Permissible Load in Amps, A *
• Allowable loading duration; hrs


i) During any 12 months 72
ii) During the life of the cable 1500

4.3 Material Details :
4.3.1 Conductor :
Material Copper

'A' - TBU SPECIFIED DATA/PARAMETERS
'B' - BIDDER/SUPPLIER/VENDOR/CONTRACTOR PROPOSED DATA/
PARAMETERS
'C' - REMARKS SUPPORTING THE PROPOSED DEVIATION IN COLUMN 'B'
(*) - DATA/PARAMETER TO BE PROVIDED/PROPOSED BY THE
BIDDER/SUPPLIER/ VENDOR/CONTRACTOR IN COLUMN 'B'


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Date of Approval: May 30, 2006
11-TMSS-02, Rev. 0 TRANSMISSION MATERIALS STANDARD SPECIFICATION
7.0 DATA SCHEDULE

230kV, XLPE POWER CABLE

REFERENCE
SECTION NO. DESCRIPTION 'A' 'B' 'C'

Conductor for stranding
(Non-segmental/segmental)
*

No. of strands *

Dia. of strand prior to compaction, mm *

Cross-sectional area, mm²
(630, 800,1000, 1200, 1500, 2000 or 2500)

Diameter, mm *

Resistance at 25°C, Ω/km *

Conductor AC resistance at 20°C *

Conductor DC resistance at 20°C *

Temp. coefficient at 20°C/°C *

Skin effect loss factor (k
s
)
*

Proximity effect loss factor (k
ρ
) *

DC resistance at 90°C, Ω/km *

Short circuit capability of conductor in kA
for 1 second starting with 90°C conductor
temperature up to max. short circuit current
temperature
63

4.3.2 Conductor shield:
Material SEMICON
Average thickness, mm 1.0
Minimum thickness, mm 0.8
Dia. over conductor shield, mm *
Thermal resistivity, K.m/W *
Conductor Moisture Impervious layer
Material
Semi-Conducting
Tape







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Date of Approval: May 30, 2006
11-TMSS-02, Rev. 0 TRANSMISSION MATERIALS STANDARD SPECIFICATION
7.0 DATA SCHEDULE

230kV, XLPE POWER CABLE

REFERENCE
SECTION NO. DESCRIPTION 'A' 'B' 'C'

4.3.3 Insulation:

Material
SUPER
CLEAN XLPE

Average thickness, mm 24.0
Minimum thickness, mm 21.6
Diameter over insulation, mm *
Thermal resistivity, K.m/W *
Relative permittivity or
dielectric constant (ε)
*
Loss factor (δ ) *
Specific Resistance, MΩ-km
(Actual Test Value)
*

4.3.4 Insulation shield:
Material SEMICON
Average thickness, mm 2.0
Minimum/Maximum thickness, mm 1.6
Diameter over insulation shield, mm *
Thermal resistivity, K.m/W *

4.3.5 Metallic shield:
Material
Total effective cross-sectional area mm² *
Diameter over metallic shield, mm *
Temp. coefficient at 20°C,/°C *
DC resistance at 20°C, Ω/km *
AC resistance at 20°C Ω/km *
Self inductance, mH/km *
AC resistance at 90°C *
DC resistance at 90°C *
Resistivity at 20°C *
Short circuit capability in kA for 1 second
of the metallic shield starting with 90°C
conductor temperature :
63












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Date of Approval: May 30, 2006
11-TMSS-02, Rev. 0 TRANSMISSION MATERIALS STANDARD SPECIFICATION
7.0 DATA SCHEDULE

230kV, XLPE POWER CABLE

REFERENCE
SECTION NO. DESCRIPTION 'A' 'B' 'C'

4.3.6 Moisture impervious layer (first layer):
Material
SEMI-CONDUCTIVE
SWELLING TAPE
OR POWDER

Thickness, mm 0.25
Diameter over the layer, mm *

Moisture impervious layer (second layer):
Material
SEMI-CONDUCTIVE
SWELLING TAPE
OR POWDER

Thickness, mm 0.25
Diameter over the layer, mm *

4.3.7 J acket:
Material
(LLDPE , LMDPE or HDPE)
Average thickness, mm 3.95
Minimum thickness, mm 3.55
Overall cable diameter, mm *

4.3.8 Conductive layer :
Material *
Thickness, mm *

6.0 PACKING
a. Total quantity required, m
b. Are matched sets of cable reel length
required?


c. If "YES", how many reels are
required per set?


e. Tolerance in cable length of
matched reel sets


e. Conductor weight, kg/km *
f. Cable weight, kg/km *
g. Reel and cable weight, kg *
h. Cable length per reel, m *
i. Cable reel diameter, mm *
j. Cable reel width, mm *









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Date of Approval: May 30, 2006
11-TMSS-02, Rev. 0 TRANSMISSION MATERIALS STANDARD SPECIFICATION
7.0 DATA SCHEDULE

230kV, XLPE POWER CABLE

REFERENCE
SECTION NO. DESCRIPTION 'A' 'B' 'C'

OTHER REQUIRED INFORMATION

a. Life expectancy of cable, years Over 30

b. 3-phase inductance in trefoil
formation, mH/km
*

c. 3phase capacitance in trefoil
formation µF/km
*

d. Maximum permissible overload in %
of 3 cables in underground cable duct
trefoil formation, at 40°C soil
temperature, for 1/2/3(I
1-hour
/ I
2-hours
/I
3-
hours
) hours starting with a prior loading
of


I
1-hour
/ I
2-hours
/
I
3-hours



I
1-hour
/ I
2-hours
/
I
3-hours


50% * / / / /
75%
100%



e. Maximum pulling Tension (kN) *

f. Maximum sidewall pressure, kN/m *

g. Minimum bending radius, mm *



















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Date of Approval: May 30, 2006
11-TMSS-02, Rev. 0 TRANSMISSION MATERIALS STANDARD SPECIFICATION
7.0 DATA SCHEDULE

230kV, XLPE POWER CABLE

ADDITIONAL TECHNICAL INFORMATION OR FEATURES TO BE FURNISHED BY
SEC:
A.







ADDITIONAL SUPPLEMENTARY DATA OR FEATURES PROPOSED BY
BIDDER/VENDOR/SUPPLIER/CONTRACTOR:
B.







OTHER PARTICULARS TO BE FILLED UP BY BIDDER/VENDOR/SUPPLIER/
CONTRACTOR:
B.





Actual Manufacturer
of Equipment/Material
Vendor/Supplier/
Contractor

Name of the Company
Location and address



Name and Signature of
authorized
epresentative

and date


Official Seal/Stamp
of the Company &
Date









PAGE NO. 29 OF 34 11TMSS02R0/AAG


Date of Approval: May 30, 2006
11-TMSS-02, Rev. 0 TRANSMISSION MATERIALS STANDARD SPECIFICATION
7.0 DATA SCHEDULE

380kV, XLPE POWER CABLE

SEC Enquiry No. Date:

SEC Purchase Order
No.
Date:
or Contract No.

SEC PTS No./Project Title with J .O. No.

REFERENCE
SECTION NO. DESCRIPTION 'A' 'B' 'C'

3.0 APPLICABLE CODES AND STANDARDS

Reference Manufacturing Standard ICEA

4.0 DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS

4.2 Design Criteria/Rating

a. Cable Nominal Voltage, kV 380
b. System Short Circuit Current, kA 63
c. Maximum conductor short circuit current
temperature, °C
250
d. Maximum permissible continuous
conductor temperature, °C
90
e. Emergency Loading
• Maximum emergency conductor
loading temp.,°C
105
• Permissible Load in Amps, A *
• Allowable loading duration; hrs


i) During any 12 months 72
ii) During the life of the cable 1500

4.3 Material Details :
4.3.1 Conductor :
Material Copper

'A' - TBU SPECIFIED DATA/PARAMETERS
'B' - BIDDER/SUPPLIER/VENDOR/CONTRACTOR PROPOSED DATA/
PARAMETERS
'C' - REMARKS SUPPORTING THE PROPOSED DEVIATION IN COLUMN 'B'
(*) - DATA/PARAMETER TO BE PROVIDED/PROPOSED BY THE
BIDDER/SUPPLIER/ VENDOR/CONTRACTOR IN COLUMN 'B'


PAGE NO. 30 OF 34 11TMSS02R0/AAG


Date of Approval: May 30, 2006
11-TMSS-02, Rev. 0 TRANSMISSION MATERIALS STANDARD SPECIFICATION
7.0 DATA SCHEDULE

380kV, XLPE POWER CABLE

REFERENCE
SECTION NO. DESCRIPTION 'A' 'B' 'C'

Conductor for stranding
(Non-segmental/segmental)
*

No. of strands *

Dia. of strand prior to compaction, mm *

Cross-sectional area, mm²
(630, 800,1000, 1200, 1500, 2000 or 2500)

Diameter, mm *

Resistance at 25°C, Ω/km *

Conductor AC resistance at 20°C *

Conductor DC resistance at 20°C *

Temp. coefficient at 20°C/°C *

Skin effect loss factor (k
s
)
*

Proximity effect loss factor (k
ρ
) *

DC resistance at 90°C, Ω/km *

Short circuit capability of conductor in kA
for 1 second starting with 90°C conductor
temperature up to max. short circuit current
temperature
63

4.3.2 Conductor shield:
Material SEMICON
Average thickness, mm 1.0
Minimum thickness, mm 0.8
Dia. over conductor shield, mm *
Thermal resistivity, K.m/W *
Conductor Moisture Impervious layer
Material
Semi-Conducting
Tape







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Date of Approval: May 30, 2006
11-TMSS-02, Rev. 0 TRANSMISSION MATERIALS STANDARD SPECIFICATION
7.0 DATA SCHEDULE

380kV, XLPE POWER CABLE

REFERENCE
SECTION NO. DESCRIPTION 'A' 'B' 'C'

4.3.3 Insulation:

Material
SUPER
CLEAN XLPE

Average thickness, mm 28.0
Minimum thickness, mm 25.2
Diameter over insulation, mm *
Thermal resistivity, K.m/W *
Relative permittivity or
dielectric constant (ε)
*
Loss factor (δ ) *
Specific Resistance, MΩ-km
(Actual Test Value)
*

4.3.4 Insulation shield:
Material SEMICON
Average thickness, mm 2.0
Minimum thickness, mm 1.6
Diameter over insulation shield, mm *
Thermal resistivity, K.m/W *

4.3.5 Metallic shield:
Material
Total effective cross-sectional area mm² *
Diameter over metallic shield, mm *
Temp. coefficient at 20°C,/°C *
DC resistance at 20°C, Ω/km *
AC resistance at 20°C Ω/km *
Self inductance, mH/km *
AC resistance at 90°C *
DC resistance at 90°C *
Resistivity at 20°C *
Short circuit capability in kA for 1 second
of the metallic shield starting with 90°C
conductor temperature :
63












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Date of Approval: May 30, 2006
11-TMSS-02, Rev. 0 TRANSMISSION MATERIALS STANDARD SPECIFICATION
7.0 DATA SCHEDULE

380kV, XLPE POWER CABLE

REFERENCE
SECTION NO. DESCRIPTION 'A' 'B' 'C'

4.3.6 Moisture impervious layer (first layer):
Material
SEMI-CONDUCTIVE
SWELLING TAPE
OR POWDER

Thickness, mm 0.25
Diameter over the layer, mm *

Moisture impervious layer (second layer):
Material
SEMI-CONDUCTIVE
SWELLING TAPE
OR POWDER

Thickness, mm 0.25
Diameter over the layer, mm *

4.3.7 J acket:
Material
(LLDPE , LMDPE or HDPE)
Average thickness, mm 3.95
Minimum thickness, mm 3.55
Overall cable diameter, mm *

4.3.8 Conductive layer :
Material *
Thickness, mm *

6.0 PACKING
a. Total quantity required, m
b. Are matched sets of cable reel length
required?


c. If "YES", how many reels are
required per set?


d. Tolerance in cable length of
matched reel sets


e. Conductor weight, kg/km *
f. Cable weight, kg/km *
g. Reel and cable weight, kg *
h. Cable length per reel, m *
i. Cable reel diameter, mm *
j. Cable reel width, mm *









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Date of Approval: May 30, 2006
11-TMSS-02, Rev. 0 TRANSMISSION MATERIALS STANDARD SPECIFICATION
7.0 DATA SCHEDULE

380kV, XLPE POWER CABLE

REFERENCE
SECTION NO. DESCRIPTION 'A' 'B' 'C'

OTHER REQUIRED INFORMATION

a. Life expectancy of cable, years Over 30

b. 3-phase inductance in trefoil
formation, mH/km
*

c. 3phase capacitance in trefoil
formation µF/km
*

d. Maximum permissible overload in %
of 3 cables in underground cable duct
trefoil formation, at 40°C soil
temperature, for 1/2/3(I
1-hour
/ I
2-hours
/I
3-
hours
) hours starting with a prior loading
of


I
1-hour
/ I
2-hours
/
I
3-hours



I
1-hour
/ I
2-hours
/
I
3-hours


50% * / / / /
75%
100%



e. Maximum pulling Tension (kN) *

f. Maximum sidewall pressure, kN/m *

g. Minimum bending radius, mm *



















PAGE NO. 34 OF 34 11TMSS02R0/AAG


Date of Approval: May 30, 2006
11-TMSS-02, Rev. 0 TRANSMISSION MATERIALS STANDARD SPECIFICATION
7.0 DATA SCHEDULE

380kV, XLPE POWER CABLE

ADDITIONAL TECHNICAL INFORMATION OR FEATURES TO BE FURNISHED BY
SEC:
A.







ADDITIONAL SUPPLEMENTARY DATA OR FEATURES PROPOSED BY
BIDDER/VENDOR/SUPPLIER/CONTRACTOR:
B.







OTHER PARTICULARS TO BE FILLED UP BY BIDDER/VENDOR/SUPPLIER/
CONTRACTOR:
B.





Actual Manufacturer
of Equipment/Material
Vendor/Supplier/
Contractor

Name of the Company
Location and address



Name and Signature of
authorized
epresentative

and date


Official Seal/Stamp
of the Company &
Date