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HVTECK SPECIFICATIONS

CSA HVTECK CU 3/C 320EPR TS PVC AIA PVC 25KV 133%


PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS
Southwire's 25kV HVTECK is a CSA armoured cable for Industrial and Commercial medium voltage applications. FT4, -40°C, HL and 105°C rated for use in harsh Canadian
environments. Rated for installation in cable trays, duct banks, direct burial, troughs, continuous rigid cable supports, and concrete encaseable.

CONSTRUCTION
Conductor: • Phase identification as per ICEA Method 3, using printed Armour:
• Class B stranded copper circuit numbers • Aluminum Interlocked Armour (AIA)
- compressed or compact • Meets requirement of ICEA, but built to CSA standards • Optional Galvanized Steel Interlocked Armour (GSIA)
- in accordance with ASTM B3 and ASTM B8 Copper Tape Shield: Overall Jacket:
• Optional Class B compact stranded 8000 Series Aluminum ACM • Helically wrapped 5 mil copper tape with 25% overlap • Black PVC (optional colours available)
Conductor Shield: Grounding Conductor: • Thickness:
• Extruded semi-conducting thermosetting polymeric layer • Class B compressed or compact stranded bare copper - No. 1 AWG = 0.075" (1.9 mm)
Insulation: - in accordance with ASTM B3 and B8 - No. 1/0 AWG to 500 kcmil = 0.085" (2.2 mm)
• No-Lead EPR (ethylene propylene rubber)
Fillers: Print Legend:
• Thickness: 0.320" (8.128 mm) - nominal • SOUTHWIRE [symbol - lightning bolt] #P# CSA 3/C
• Non-wicking, non-hygroscopic
• Insulation Level: 133% - ungrounded system [#AWG or #kcmil] CPT CU 320EPR AIA 25KV
• 105°C rated
Inner Jacket:
133% INS LEVEL 25%TS, SUN RES 105°C FT4 HL
• Black PVC
Insulation Shield: LTGG [-40°C] RoHS YEAR (NESC) SEQUENTIAL
• Thickness:
• Extruded semi-conducting thermosetting polymeric layer METER MARKS
- No. 1 AWG & No. 1/0 AWG = 0.110" (2.79 mm)
• CSA 68.10 - Shield removal/termination requirements are
- No. 2/0 AWG to 500 kcmil = 0.145" (3.68 mm)
printed on the surface

TABLE 1 - WEIGHTS & MEASUREMENTS


Conductor Conductor Diameter Over Diameter Over Ground Inner Jacket Armour Approx. Overall Approx. Weight Max. Reel Weight Max. Reel Max. Reel Max. Length
Size* Diameter Insulation Insulation Shield Wire Size Diameter Diameter Diameter of Cable (reel and cable)** Diameter** Width** of Cable on Reel**

SPS_B81_INDUSTRIAL-E(14-04)
HVTECK AWG lbs/
Product Code or Kcmil inches mm inches mm inches mm AWG inches mm inches mm inches mm 1000ft kg/km lbs kg inches m inches m feet m
CU325B81-001 1 (19) 0.322 8.2 0.99 25.2 1.07 27.2 4 2.57 65.3 2.92 74.2 3.07 78.0 4261 6342 9012 4088 108 2.74 64 1.63 1750 533.4
CU325B81-010 1/0 (19) 0.362 9.2 1.03 26.2 1.07 27.2 4 2.70 68.6 3.05 77.4 3.22 81.8 4785 7121 9211 4178 108 2.74 64 1.63 1600 487.7
CU325B81-020 2/0 (19) 0.405 10.3 1.08 27.3 1.16 29.3 4 2.85 72.4 3.20 81.3 3.38 85.9 5430 8080 8885 4030 108 2.74 64 1.63 1350 411.5
CU325B81-030 3/0 (19) 0.456 11.6 1.13 28.6 1.21 30.6 3 2.95 75.0 3.31 84.1 3.48 88.4 6011 8945 8768 3977 108 2.74 64 1.63 1200 365.8
CU325B81-040 4/0 (19) 0.512 13.0 1.18 30.0 1.26 32.1 3 3.08 78.3 3.43 87.2 3.61 91.8 6667 9921 8555 3880 108 2.74 64 1.63 1050 320.0
CU325B81-250 250 (37) 0.558 14.2 1.24 31.4 1.32 33.5 2 3.21 81.6 3.54 90.0 3.73 94.8 7271 10820 8826 4003 108 2.74 64 1.63 1000 304.8
CU325B81-350 350 (37) 0.661 16.8 1.34 34.1 1.42 36.1 2 3.44 87.3 3.79 96.2 3.96 100.5 8710 12962 10265 4656 108 2.74 64 1.63 1000 304.8
CU325B81-500 500 (37) 0.790 20.1 1.42 36.0 1.50 38.0 1 3.29 83.5 3.91 99.3 4.08 103.6 10529 15669 12084 5481 108 2.74 64 1.63 1000 304.8
NOTE: These are minimum dimensions as per CSA Standards.
* Other conductor sizes and outer jacket colours are available upon request. (#s in brackets represent # of strands / conductor)
** These are typical sizes and lengths. Non-Standard sizes are available upon request. Reel sizes not guaranteed. Factory reserves the right to make changes as necessary to optimize manufacturing requirements. Standard length of cable on reel assumes 6" space from top layer to reel flange.

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HVTECK SPECIFICATIONS
CSA HVTECK CU 3/C 320EPR TS PVC AIA PVC 25KV 133%
DESIGN
Qualification Standards: Product Ratings:
• CSA C68.10 - Shielded Power Cables for Commercial and • CSA C22.2 No. 2556 & No. 0.3. - Wire and Cable Test Methods
Industrial Applications - 5 to 46 kV • CSA LTGG [-40°C] - as per C68.10 - for Cold Bend and
• CSA C68.3 - Shielded & Concentric Neutral Power Cable - Impact rating
5 to 46 kV • CSA HL - for Hazardous Locations rating
• CSA C22.2 No. 174 - Cables in Hazardous Locations • CSA FT4 - for Flame Retardancy rating
• ICEA S-93-639 (NEMA WC 74) 5 to 46 kV - Shielded Power Cable • CSA SUN RES - for Sunlight Resistant rating
• AEIC CS-8 - Qualification Testing Requirements
Operating Temperatures: COPPER CONDUCTOR
Flame Test Ratings: • -40°C - CSA Cold Bend and Impact Temperature
INSULATION
• FT1 - Flame Test (1,706 BTU/Hr nominal - Vertical Wire • -25°C - Min. Installation Temperature
Flame Test) • 105°C - Max. Continuous Operating Temperature CONDUCTOR SHIELD

• FT4 - Flame Test (70,000 BTU/Hr - Vertical Tray Flame Test) • 140°C for Emergency Overload Temperature INSULATION SHIELD
• IEEE 1202 - Flame Test (70,000 BTU/Hr - Vertical Tray Test) • 250°C for Short Circuit Temperature
COPPER TAPE SHIELD
• IEEE 383 - Flame Test (70,000 BTU/Hr)
GROUND CONDUCTOR
• ICEA T-29-520 - Vertical Cable Tray Flame Test (210,000 BTU/Hr)
INNER PVC JACKET

FILLER

ALUMINUM INTERLOCK ARMOUR

End View OVERALL PVC JACKET

TABLE 2 - ENGINEERING SPECIFICATIONS


Inductive Reactance Capacitive Reactance Short Circuit Allowable Allowable
AC Resistance Rac Capacitance (each (each phase (each phase Current (each Ampacities in Ampacities
Conductor Minimum Maximum DC Resistance Rdc Ratios @ 90°C & 60Hz Inductance phase conductor) conductor) conductor) Φ conductor) Raceway or Directly Buried
Size* Bend Radius Pulling Tension @ 25°C (each conductor) L C XL XC @60Hz Cable† in Earth‡

SPS_B81_INDUSTRIAL-E(14-04)
HVTECK AWG Ω/ Ω/ Ω/ Ω/ mH/ mH/ µF/ µF/ Ω/ Ω/ MΩ• MΩ•
Product Code or Kcmil inches mm lbs Newtons 1000ft km 1000ft km 1000ft km 1000ft km 1000ft km 1000ft km kAmps Amps Amps

UD_ENERGY-E(12-09)
CU325B81-001 1 (19) 21.5 546 2009 8935 0.1290 0.4232 0.1730 0.5676 0.1262 0.4140 0.0437 0.1433 0.0476 0.1561 0.0607 0.0185 6 145 ~
CU325B81-010 1/0 (19) 22.5 572 2534 11274 0.1020 0.3347 0.1340 0.4397 0.1214 0.3985 0.0469 0.1539 0.0458 0.1502 0.0565 0.0172 7 170 243
CU325B81-020 2/0 (19) 23.7 602 3194 14209 0.0810 0.2658 0.1070 0.3511 0.1171 0.3842 0.0503 0.1652 0.0441 0.1448 0.0527 0.0161 10 195 274
CU325B81-030 3/0 (19) 24.4 619 4027 17914 0.0642 0.2106 0.0850 0.2789 0.1127 0.3697 0.0544 0.1784 0.0425 0.1394 0.0488 0.0149 13 225 311
CU325B81-040 4/0 (19) 25.3 642 5078 22590 0.0510 0.1673 0.0680 0.2231 0.1086 0.3562 0.0587 0.1927 0.0409 0.1343 0.0452 0.0138 14 260 360
CU325B81-250 250 (37) 26.1 664 6000 26689 0.0431 0.1414 0.0570 0.1870 0.1062 0.3483 0.0617 0.2023 0.0400 0.1313 0.0430 0.0131 17 290 383
CU325B81-350 350 (37) 27.7 704 8400 37365 0.0308 0.1011 0.0410 0.1345 0.1007 0.3304 0.0695 0.2279 0.0380 0.1246 0.0382 0.0116 25 350 470

SLS_15KV PRIMARY
CU325B81-500 500 (37) 28.6 725 12000 53379 0.0216 0.0709 0.0290 0.0951 0.0931 0.3056 0.0842 0.2763 0.0351 0.1152 0.0315 0.0096 35 430 548
* Other conductor sizes and outer jacket colours are available upon request. (#s in brackets represent # of strands / conductor)
† Ampacities are based on Table 2 of the 2012 Canadian Electrical Code Part I (30°C Ambient Temperature)
‡ Ampacities are based on Table D12A and Detail 1 of Diagram B4-3 of the 2012 Canadian Electrical Code Part I

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