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General Order 64-A

 

Appendix B

 

Mechanical And Loading Data For Conductors

 

TABLE 14

CHARACTERISTICS OF HARD DRAWN COPPER WIRE SOLID BARE

WIND AND ICE LOADS

Diameter, Inch

Area, Square Inch

Ultimate Tensile Strength, Pounds

Loading Per Linear Foot of Conductor, Pounds

Light Loading District

Heavy Loading District

Vertical Conductor only

Horizontal -Wind, 8 lbs per square foot

Resultant Load

Vertical, Conductor + inch Ice

Horizontal -Wind 6 Lbs per Sq. Ft. on Conductor + inch Ice

Resultant Load

0.165

0.0214

1,350

0.082

0.110

0.138

0.494

0.582

0.763

.144

.0164

1,042

.063

.096

.114

.463

.572

.735

.134

.0141

895

.054

.089

.104

.447

.567

.722

.128

.0129

818

.049

.085

.098

.439

.564

.715

.114

.0102

648

.039

.076

.085

.420

.557

.698

.104

.0085

540

.032

.069

.076

.408

.552

.686

.080

.0052

330

.019

.053

.056

.379

.540

.660