556.5-24/7 PARAKEET ACSR

Southwire #: 10143657

Used as bare overhead transmission conductor and as primary and secondary distribution conductor and messenger support. ACSR offers optimal strength for line design. Variable steel core stranding enables desired strength to be achieved without sacrificing ampacity.

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Application

ACSR-Aluminum Conductor, Steel Reinforced

Specifications

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Stock # 10143657 10143657
Codeword PARAKEET PARAKEET
Size (AWG or kcmil) 556.5 KCMIL 556.5 KCMIL
No. of Strands 24 24
Nom. OD (mils) (mm) 913 23.21 mils mm
Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) 716 1066 lbs/1000' kgs/km

Standards & References

Southwire's ACSR bare conductor meets or exceeds the following ASTM specifications:

  • B230 Aluminum 1350-H19 Wire for Electrical Purposes
  • B232 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Aluminum Conductors, Coated-Steel Reinforced (ACSR).
  • B498 Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) Steel Core Wire for Use in Overhead Electrical Conductors.
  • B500 Metallic Coated Stranded Steel Core for Use in Overhead Electrical Conductors.

Construction

  • Aluminum 1350-H19 wires, concentrically stranded about a steel core. Standard core wire for ACSR is class A galvanized
  • Class A core stranding is also available in zinc-5% aluminum-mischmetal alloy coating.
  • For aluminum-clad (AW) ACSR, please refer to the ACSR/AW catalog sheet
  • Additional corrosion protection is available through the application of grease to the core or infusion of the complete cable with grease
  • ACSR conductor is also available in non-specular.