Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM B229-95

Standard Specification for Concentric-Lay-Stranded Copper and Copper-Clad Steel Composite Conductors


1.1 This specification covers concentric-lay-stranded conductors made from uncoated hard-drawn round copper wires in combination with hard-drawn round copper-clad steel wires, for general use as overhead electrical conductors.

1.2 For the purpose of this specification, conductors are classified under the following type designations (see Fig 1):

Type AType G
Type CType J
Type DType K
Type EType N
Type EKType P
Type FType V

1.3 The SI values for density are regarded as the standard. For all other properties the inch-pound values are to be regarded as standard and the SI units may be approximate.

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Book of Standards Volume: 02.03
Developed by Subcommittee: B01.06
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.1520/B0229-95
ICS Code: 29.060.20