SPEC 26152 HVTECK CU 3/C 115TRXLPE TS PVC AIA PVC 5kV 133% or 8kV 100% CSA

3 Conductor, 115 Mils Tree Retardant Cross Linked Polyethylene, 5kV 133% or 8kV 100% Insulation Level, Tape Shield, Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Inner Jacket, Aluminum Interlocked Armour (AIA), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket

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Southwire's 5kV / 8kV HVTECK is a CSA armoured cable for industrial and commercial medium voltage applications. Rated FT4, -40°C, Hazardous Locations (HL). These cables are capable of operating continuously at the conductor temperature not in excess of 105°C for normal operation, 140°C for emergency overload, and 250°C for short circuit conditions. Rated for 1000 lbs /FT maximum sidewall pressure. These cables feature sunlight and moisture resistance, exceptional corona resistance, resistance to most chemical soils and acids and are flame retardant.


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Standards & References

  • ASTM B3: Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B8: Concentric-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • CSA C22.2 No. 174: Cables in Hazardous Locations
  • CSA C22.2 No. 2556 & No. 0.3: Wire and Cable Test Methods
  • CSA C68.10: Shielded Power Cables for Commercial and Industrial Applications - 5 to 46 KV
  • CSA C68.3: Shielded & Concentric Neutral Power Cable - 5 to 46 kV
  • CSA: LTGG [-40°C] - as per C68.10 - for Cold Bend and Impact rating
  • CSA: HL - for Hazardous Locations rating
  • CSA: SUN RES - for Sunlight Resistant rating
  • ICEA S-93-639: (NEMA WC 74) 5-46 KV Shielded Power Cable
  • ICEA T-29-520: Flame Test (210,000 BTU/Hr)
  • IEEE 383: Flame Test (70,000 btu)
  • IEEE 1202: FT4 Flame Test (70,000) BTU/hr Vertical Tray Test
  • FT1: Flame Test (1,706 BTU/Hr nominal - Vertical Wire Flame Test)


  • Conductor: Class B compressed stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8
  • Conductor Shield: Semi-conducting cross-linked copolymer
  • Insulation: 115 Mils Tree Retardant Cross Linked Polyethylene 133% insulation level
  • Insulation Shield: Strippable semi-conducting cross-linked copolymer
  • Copper Tape Shield: Helically wrapped 5 mil copper tape with 25% overlap
  • Filler: Interstices filled with non-hydroscoping/non-wicking fillers
  • Grounding Conductor: Class B compressed stranded bare copper ground per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8
  • Binder: Polypropylene tape
  • Inner Jacket: PVC inner jacket
  • Armour: Aluminum Interlocked Armour (AIA)
  • Overall Jacket: Orange Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket


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