aluminium Conductors

ACSR
Aluminium Conductor Galvanized Steel Reinforced

Standard Specification : BS 215 Part 2 : 1970

Technical Properties

Type Number / Diameter
of Wire
Calculated Cross
Section Area
Approx.
Overall
Diameter
Approx.
Weight of
Conductor
Calculated
Breaking Load
DC Resistance
at 20° C
Max.
Current
Carrying
Capacity *
Standard
Length
per Reel
AL GSW AL GSW
No. / mm
No. / mm
mm²
mm²
mm
kg/km
kN Ohm/km A m
Gopher 6 / 2.36 1 / 2.36 26.2 4.4 7.08 106 9.61 1.093 153 2,000
Weasel 6 / 2.59 1 / 2.59 31.6 5.3 7.77 128 11.45 0.9077 173 2,000
Ferret 6 / 3.00 1 / 3.00 42.4 7.1 9.00 171 15.20 0.6767 208 2,000
Rabbit 6 / 3.35 1 / 3.35 52.9 8.8 10.05 214 18.35 0.5426 240 2,000
Horse 12 / 2.79 7 / 2.79 73.4 42.8 13.95 538 61.20 0.3936 308 2,000
Dog 6 / 4.72 7 / 1.57 105.0 13.6 14.15 394 32.70 0.2733 371 2,000
Wolf 30 / 2.59 7 / 2.59 158.1 36.9 18.13 725 69.20 0.1828 487 2,000
Dingo 18 / 3.35 1 / 3.35 158.7 8.8 16.75 505 35.70 0.1815 478 2,000
Lynx 30 / 2.79 7 / 2.79 183.4 42.8 19.53 842 79.80 0.1576 536 2,000
Caracal 18 / 3.61 1 / 3.61 184.2 10.2 18.05 587 41.10 0.1563 526 2,000
Panther 30 / 3.00 7 / 3.00 212.1 49.5 21.00 973 92.25 0.1363 588 2,000
Jaguar 18 / 3.86 1 / 3.86 210.6 11.7 19.30 671 46.55 0.1367 573 2,000
Zebra 54 / 3.18 7 / 3.18 428.9 55.6 28.62 1,620 131.90 0.0674 911 2,000
*Note :
Ambient temperature
: 35°C Conductivity of Al : 61 % IACS
wind velocity : 0.6 m/sec Solar absorbtion coeffcient : 0.5
Continuous operating temperature of conductor : 80°C Emissivity with respect to black body : 0.6