ASTM WK44934

    Work Item: ASTM WK44934 - Revision of B496 - 13a Standard Specification for Compact Round Concentric-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors

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    Active Standard: B496 - 14

    Developed by Subcommittee: B01.04 | Committee B01 | Contact Staff Manager

    1. Rationale

    ASTM B400 for compact aluminum conductors was expanded to include 1100, 1250 and 1500 kcmil conductor constructions. The same design options are desired for compact copper conductors as found in ASTM B496. By adopting the use of the smaller diameter compact conductors it can enable lower cost power cable designs to be manufactured


    compact copper conductor; compact round concentric-lay-stranded copper conductor; concentric-lay-stranded copper conductor; copper electrical conductor; electrical conductor; electrical conductor–copper; stranded copper conductor;
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Gordon Baker


    B01 (14-01)

    Ballot Item Approved as B496-2014 and Pending Publication