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General Order 64-A

 

Appendix B

 

Mechanical And Loading Data For Conductors

 

TABLE 15

CHARACTERISTICS OF HARD DRAWN COPPER WIRE SOLID BARE

WIND AND ICE LOADS

Size A.W.G.

Diameter, inches

Area of conductor Square Inch

Ultimate tension in pounds

Loading Per Linear Foot of Conductor, Pounds

Hard drawn

Soft drawn

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

0000

0.460

0.1662

8,154

5,820

0.641

0.306

0.710

1.237

0.730

1.440

000

.410

.1318

6,720

4,615

.508

.273

.577

1.072

.705

1.280

00

.365

.1045

5,500

3,660

.403

.243

.470

0.939

.682

1.160

0

.325

.0829

4,520

2,900

.320

.216

.386

.831

.662

1.060

1

.289

.0657

3,680

2,300

.253

.193

.318

.742

.645

0.983

2

.292

.0522

3,101

1,825

.201

.172

.265

.671

.629

.920

4

.204

.0327

1,965

1,150

.126

.136

.185

.562

.602

.824

6

.162

.0206

1,280

720

.079

.108

.134

.489

.581

.753

8

.128

.0129

780

450

.050

.085

.098

.439

.564

.715