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Light Rail Transit



Service Drop Aluminum Conductor - Triplex

copper service drop pe and xlp


Product Description

Two stranded all aluminum conductors covered with PE (Standard NS75) or XLPE (90°C NS90) twisted around a bare stranded aluminum conductor.


Used in the overhead transmission of power from pole to building weatherhead.

Specification Data

ASTM B-230 Aluminum 1350-H19 for electrical purposes
ASTM B-231 Concentric-lay-stranded aluminum 1350 conductors
ASTM B-232 Concentric-lay-stranded aluminum conductors, coated-steel reinforced (ACSR)
ASTM D-1248 Polyethylene plastics molding and extrusion materials
ANSI C-8.35 Specifications for weather-resistant polyethylene-covered wire and cable
ICEA S-61-10-2  
NEMA PUB NO. WC 5 Standards publication thermoplastic insulated wire and cable for the transmission and distribution of electrical energy


Phase A: Black jacket with white letters
Phase A: Black jacket with 3 red stripes
Phase A: Black jacket with 3 blue stripes
Neutral: Bare. (If neutral is insulated (NI), black with 3 white stripes)
Sequential markings every 3ft (1m). Other ID schemes available (raised ridged, letters, etc)


Standard part temperature = 75°C max (NS75), for 90°C (NS90) replace () with 90.   ex: TPLEX90-PATELLA
For insulated neutral add "NI" to Part # category. Ex: TPLEX90NI-PATELLA