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HVTECK SPECIFICATIONS

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


PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS
Southwire's 25KV HVTECK is a CSA approved armoured cable for industrial and commercial medium voltage applications. FT4, -40C, 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: Copper Tape Shield: Overall Jacket:
• Class B compact stranded 8000 Series aluminum ACM • Helically wrapped 5 mil copper tape with 25% overlap • Black PVC (optional colours available)
• Thickness:
Conductor Shield: Grounding Conductor:
• Extruded semi-conducting thermosetting polymeric layer • Class B compressed or compact stranded bare copper - #1AWG to 1/0AWG = 0.075" (1.9 mm)
- in accordance with ASTM B3 and B8 - #2/0 AWG to 500 kcmil = 0.085" (2.2 mm)
Insulation:
• No-Lead EPR (ethylene propylene rubber) Fillers: Print Legend:
• SOUTHWIRE [symbol - lightning bolt] #P# CSA 3/C
• Thickness: 0.320" (8.1 mm) - nominal • Non-wicking, non-hygroscopic
• Insulation Level: 133% - ungrounded system
[AWG 1 to 500 kcmil] CPT AL 320EPR AIA 25KV
Inner Jacket:
• 105°C rated
133% INS LEVEL 25%TS, SUN RES 105°C FT4 HL
• Black PVC
LTGG [-40°C] RoHS YEAR (NESC) SEQUENTIAL
Insulation Shield: • Thickness:
METER MARKS
• Extruded semi-conducting thermosetting polymeric layer - #1AWG to #2/0 AWG = 0.110" (2.8 mm)
• CSA 68.10 - Shield removal/termination requirements are - #3/0 AWG to 500 kcmil = 0.145 " (3.7 mm)
printed on the surface Armour:
• Phase identification as per ICEA Method 3, using printed • Aluminum Interlocked Armour (AIA)
circuit numbers • Optional Galvanized Steel Interlocked Armour (GSIA)
• Meets requirement of ICEA, but built to CSA standards

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_C60_INDUSTRIAL-E(13-07)
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
AL325C60-001 1 (8) 0.30 7.6 0.97 24.6 1.03 26.1 6 2.52 64.0 2.86 72.6 3.01 76.5 3585 5335 8,725 3958 108 2.74 70.5 1.79 2000 610
AL325C60-010 1/0 (10) 0.34 8.5 1.01 25.6 1.09 27.6 6 2.63 66.9 2.98 75.8 3.14 79.8 3893 5793 8,951 4060 108 2.74 70.5 1.79 1900 579
AL325C60-020 2/0 (12) 0.38 9.6 1.05 26.6 1.13 28.6 4 2.72 69.1 3.07 78.0 3.25 82.5 4242 6313 9,191 4169 108 2.74 70.5 1.79 1800 549
AL325C60-030 3/0 (16) 0.42 10.7 1.09 27.8 1.17 29.8 4 2.89 73.4 3.24 82.3 3.42 86.9 4749 7068 9,154 4152 108 2.74 70.5 1.79 1600 488
AL325C60-040 4/0 (19) 0.48 12.1 1.15 29.1 1.23 31.1 4 3.00 76.3 3.35 85.2 3.53 89.7 5100 7590 8,695 3944 108 2.74 70.5 1.79 1400 427
AL325C60-250 250 (22) 0.52 13.2 1.20 30.5 1.28 32.5 4 3.13 79.6 3.48 88.4 3.65 92.8 5501 8187 8,707 3949 108 2.74 70.5 1.79 1300 396
AL325C60-350 350 (35) 0.62 15.6 1.30 32.9 1.38 35.0 3 3.34 84.8 3.71 94.2 3.86 98.0 6210 9242 8,386 3804 108 2.74 70.5 1.79 1100 335
AL325C60-500 500 (35) 0.74 18.7 1.42 36.0 1.50 38.0 2 3.60 91.4 3.95 100.3 4.12 104.6 7225 10753 8,780 3983 108 2.74 70.5 1.79 1000 305
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 capacity. Non-Standard sizes are available upon request - Reel sizes are not guaranteed. The factory reserves the right to make changes as necessary to optimize manufacturing requirements.

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HVTECK SPECIFICATIONS
CSA HVTECK AL 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 - 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 ALUMINUM CONDUCTOR
• AEIC CS-8 - Qualification Testing Requirements
Operating Temperatures: INSULATION
Flame Test Ratings: • -40°C - CSA Cold Bend and Impact Temp. CONDUCTOR SHIELD
• FT1 - Flame Test (1,706 BTU/Hr nominal - Vertical Wire • -25°C - Min. Installation Temp. INSULATION SHIELD
Flame Test) • 105°C - Max. Continuous Operating Temp.
COPPER TAPE SHIELD
• FT4 - Flame Test (70,000 BTU/Hr - Vertical Tray Flame Test) • 140°C for Emergency Overload Temp.
POLY TAPE
• IEEE 1202 - Flame Test (70,000 BTU/Hr - Vertical Tray Test) • 250°C for Short Circuit Temp.
• 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 @60Hz Current (each Ampacities in Ampacities
Conductor Minimum Maximum DC Resistance Rdc Ratios @ 90°C & 60Hz Inductance phase conductor) conductor) XC Φ conductor) Raceway or Directly Buried
Size* Bend Radius Pulling Tension @ 25°C (each conductor) L C XL (wrt grounded shield) @60Hz Cable† in Earth‡

SPS_C60_INDUSTRIAL-E(13-07)
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 Amps Amps Amps

UD_ENERGY-E(12-09)
AL325C60-001 1 (8) 21.1 535 1506 6701 0.2110 0.6923 0.2660 0.8727 0.1293 0.4241 0.0418 0.1371 0.0487 0.160 0.0635 0.0193 3707 115 ~
AL325C60-010 1/0 (10) 22.0 559 1901 8455 0.1680 0.5512 0.2110 0.6923 0.1244 0.4083 0.0448 0.1470 0.0469 0.154 0.0592 0.0180 4678 135 190
AL325C60-020 2/0 (12) 22.7 578 2396 10657 0.1330 0.4364 0.1670 0.5479 0.1200 0.3936 0.0480 0.1576 0.0452 0.148 0.0552 0.0168 5896 150 217
AL325C60-030 3/0 (16) 23.9 608 3020 13435 0.1050 0.3445 0.1330 0.4364 0.1154 0.3788 0.0518 0.1699 0.0435 0.143 0.0512 0.0156 7434 175 242
AL325C60-040 4/0 (19) 24.7 628 3809 16942 0.0836 0.2743 0.1070 0.3511 0.1112 0.3649 0.0559 0.1833 0.0419 0.138 0.0475 0.0145 9374 205 280
AL325C60-250 250 (22) 25.6 649 4500 20017 0.0707 0.2320 0.0908 0.2979 0.1086 0.3562 0.0588 0.1928 0.0409 0.134 0.0451 0.0138 11075 230 304
AL325C60-350 350 (35) 27.0 686 6300 28024 0.0505 0.1657 0.0654 0.2146 0.1029 0.3377 0.0661 0.2168 0.0388 0.127 0.0401 0.0122 15505 280 366

SLS_15KV PRIMARY
AL325C60-500 500 (35) 28.8 732 9000 40034 0.0354 0.1161 0.0472 0.1549 0.0975 0.3198 0.0751 0.2464 0.0367 0.121 0.0353 0.0108 22150 350 440
* Other conductor sizes and outer jacket colours are available upon request. (#s in brackets represent # of strands / conductor)
† Ampacities are based on Table 4 of the 2012 Canadian Electrical Code Part I (30°C Ambient Temperature)
‡ Ampacities are based on Table D13A and Detail 1 of Diagram B4-3 of the 2012 Canadian Electrical Code Part I

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