159-12/7 GUINEA ACSR

159-12/7 GUINEA ACSR

SKU: 10185701
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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ACSR-Aluminum Conductor, Steel Reinforced

Specifications

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Stock # 10185701 10185701
Codeword GUINEA GUINEA
Size (AWG or kcmil) 159 KCMIL 159 KCMIL
No. of Strands 12 12
Nom. OD (mils) (mm) 575 14.62 mils mm
Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) 396 590 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.

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