Single conductor copper, high molecular weight polyethylene (HMWPE) insulated tracer/locator wire. HMWPE is a rugged and durable material considered excellent for moisture and abrasion resistance. This product is suitable for continuous service in direct burial, wet and dry locations, 75°C. Designed to carry an electrical signal for use in locating underground non-metallic pipe. Versions available in 30 volt, 600 volt.
Applicable Standards and Tests:
ASTM B-1, B-3, B-8 for Copper conductors. ASTM D-1248 for Polyethylene. ICEA S-70-547, ICEA S-61-402/NEMA WC5 and ICEA S-95-658/NEMA WC70 for cable construction. UL 83, UL 1581 for tests and procedures. All products are spark tested at 7500 VAC unless otherwise specified.
Conductors: The single copper conductors shall be solid or stranded, annealed or hard uncoated copper per UL83 and ASTM requirements.
Insulation: Concentrically applied HMWPE insulation in accordance with UL83.
Identification and Packaging:
Custom and standard print legends are available. 500 ft/spl. packed 4/box, or 2500 ft/spl spools are standard and packaged and labeled with product name, description, AWG, and manufacturer. Custom lengths, non-standard colors, AWG and custom packaging are available by request.
|AWG||Breaking Pounds soft/hard||Bending Radius (inches)||Insulation Thickness (Inches) 30/600V||Nominal Overall Diameter – Inches||Approx. Shipping Weight (Lbs/Mft)|
|18||47/85||0.60||0.030 / 0.045||0.10 / 0.13||8 / 9|
|16||74/135||0.68||0.030 / 0.045||0.11 / 0.14||12 / 14|
|14||124/210||0.72||0.030 / 0.045||0.12 / 0.15||18 / 20|
|12||198/340||0.80||0.030 / 0.045||0.14 / 0.17||27 / 30|
|10||310/530||0.88||0.030 / 0.045||0.16 / 0.19||40 / 43|
|8||480/820||1.00||0.030 / 0.045||0.20 / 0.23||60 / 64|
|6||760/1280||1.25||0.030 / 0.045||0.22 / 0.25||92 / 97|
|4||1180/1300||1.45||0.030 / 0.045||0.26 / 0.29||138 / 144|