25KV Copper EPR MV LLDPE Jacket

Copper Conductor. EPR Insulation. Bare Copper Concentric Neutrals. Low Density Polyethylene Jacket.

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Application

Predominantly used for primary underground distribution in conduit systems suitable for use in wet or dry locations, direct burial, underground duct, and where exposed to sunlight. To be used at 25,000 volts or less and at conductor temperatures not to exceed 105°C for normal operation.

Specifications

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Conductor Ground Wire
No. of Conductors Size (AWG or kcmil) No. of Strands Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) Size (AWG) No. of Strands Nom. OD (mils) (mm) Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) Allowable Ampacity
627956
1 1
1/0 AWG 1/0 AWG
19 19
260 6.60
1230 31.25
949 1413
627173
1 1
2/0 AWG 2/0 AWG
19 19
260 6.60
1274 32.36
1089 1620
627177
1 1
4/0 AWG 4/0 AWG
19 19
260 6.60
1400 35.57
1521 2264
628003
1 1
350 KCMIL 350 KCMIL
37 37
260 6.60
1592 40.45
2222 3307
628006
1 1
500 KCMIL 500 KCMIL
37 37
260 6.60
1816 46.15
3066 4563
628010
1 1
750 KCMIL 750 KCMIL
61 61
260 6.60
2005 50.95
4251 6327
628947
3 3
750 KCMIL 750 KCMIL
61 61
260 6.60
12252 18232
627341
1 1
1000 KCMIL 1000 KCMIL
58 58
220 5.59
2072 52.65
5272 7845

Standards & References

Southwire 25kV Primary UD EPR Cable meets or exceeds the following ASTM specifications:

  • B3: Soft Annealed Copper Wire
  • B8: Concentric-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors, Hard, Medium-Hard or Soft
  • ICEA S-94-649
  • AEIC CS-8
  • RUS U-1

Construction

The cable is composed of a moisture blocked reverse lay, compressed stranded soft drawn copper, covered by a semi-conducting cross-linked polyethylene strand shield, an ethylene propylene rubber primary insulation, and a semiconducting cross-linked polyethylene insulation shield. Conductors are available with 100% insulation level. A concentric neutral of bare copper wires and a sunlight resistant, -40°C rated, insulating linear low density polyethylene jacket are applied over the insulation shield. The cable is identified by surface print on the jacket and with the lightning bolt symbol for supply cables indented in the jacket. Has red extruded stripes.