Copper Service Drop – PE and XLP

Product Description

Single conductor composed of annealed, uncoated stranded copper, without a strand separator, cross-linked polyethylee insulation. Rated 600 volts or 5,000 volts as identified.

Application

These cables are suitable for overhead installation between poles or buildings and from pole to building weatherhead.

Specification Data

ASTM B-1 Hard-drawn copper wire
ASTM B-3 Soft or annealed copper wire
ASTM B-8 Concentric-lay-stranded copper conductors, soft or hard temper
ANSI/ICEA S-76-474

Product Data

Duplex

Code Word Copper Phase Conductor Bare Copper Neutral Messenger Weight Per 1000 Ft. (lbs.) Allowable Ampacities+
Size (AWG) Stranding Insulation Thickness (mils.) Size (AWG) Stranding Rated Strength (lbs.) Polyethylene XLP Polyethylene XLP
Kappa 8 7 45 8 7 777 114 116 70 85
Lambda 6 7 45 8 SOLID 826 155 157 90 110
Omicron 6 7 45 6 SOLID 1280 188 190 90 110
Sigma 6 7 45 6 7 1228 189 191 90 110

Triplex

Code Word Copper Phase Conductor Bare Copper Neutral Messenger Weight Per 1000 Ft. (lbs.) Allowable Ampacities+
Size (AWG) Stranding Insulation Thickness (mils.) Size (AWG) Stranding Rated Strength (lbs.) Polyethylene XLP Polyethylene XLP
Pica 8 7 45 10 SOLID 529 164 168 70 85
Biodoni 8 7 45 8 SOLID 826 185 189 70 85
Garamond 8 7 45 8 7 777 186 190 70 85
Tudor 6 7 45 8 SOLID 826 254 260 90 110
Futura 6 7 45 6 SOLID 1280 281 288 90 110
Gothic 6 7 45 6 7 1228 285 291 90 110
Nonpareil 4 7 45 6 SOLID 1280 390 396 115 145
Ionic 4 7 45 4 SOLID 1970 438 443 115 145
Caslon 4 7 45 4 7 1938 442 447 115 145
Minion 2 7 45 4 SOLID 1970 609 617 155 195
Primer 2 7 45 4 7 1938 614 622 155 195
Century 2 7 45 2 7 3050 692 701 155 195
Corinthian 1/0 19 60 1/0 7 4752 1055 1066 205 265
Doric 2/0 19 60 2/0 7 5926 1319 1331 235 300
Tuscan 3/0 19 60 3/0 7 7366 1665 1667 275 350
Composite 4/0 19 60 4/0 7 9154 2088 2085 315 405

Quadruplex

Code Word Copper Phase Conductor Bare Copper Neutral Messenger Weight Per 1000 Ft. (lbs.) Allowable Ampacities+
Size (AWG) Stranding Insulation Thickness (mils.) Size (AWG) Stranding Rated Strength (lbs.) Polyethylene XLP Polyethylene XLP
Atlanta 6 7 45 6 Solid 1280 368 374 75 95
Tallahassee 6 7 45 6 7 1228 369 376 75 95
Richmond 4 7 45 4 7 1938 573 581 100 125
Baton Rouge 4 7 45 4 Solid 1970 570 578 100 125
Jackson 2 7 45 2 Solid 3003 889 889 135 170
Seattle 2 7 45 2 7 3050 893 893 135 170
Nashville 1/0 19 60 1/0 7 4752 1420 1457 180 230
Lincoln 2/0 19 60 2/0 7 5926 1773 1773 205 265
Raleigh 3/0 19 60 3/0 7 7366 2220 2220 235 305
Denver 4/0 19 60 4/0 7 9154 2781 2803 270 350

+Ampacity figures for black insulation only. Based on conductor temperature of 75 C for polyethylene insulated conductors, 90 C for XLP insulated conductors, 40 C ambient temperature; 2 ft./sec. wind in sun.
*Manufactured with pride in DeKalb, IL USA.

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