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General Order 64-A

 

Appendix B

 

Mechanical And Loading Data For Conductors

 

TABLE 17

CHARACTERISTICS OF SOFT DRAWN COPPER WIRE SOLID DOUBLE BRAIDED WEATHERPROOF

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

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

0.650

0.1662

5,820

0.723

0.433

0.842

1.437

0.825

1.656

000

.610

.1318

4,615

.587

.406

.714

1.276

.805

1.509

00

.545

.1045

3,660

.467

.363

.592

1.115

.772

1.354

0

.500

.0829

2,900

.377

.333

.503

0.997

.750

1.246

1

.435

.0657

2,300

.294

.290

.413

.874

.717

1.130

2

.400

.0521

1,825

.239

.267

.358

.797

.700

1.061

4

.325

.0328

1,150

.151

.217

.264

.663

.662

0.936

6

.280

.0206

720

.100

.187

.212

.583

.640

.866

8

.240

.0130

450

.066

.160

.173

.525

.620

.813