Conductors

Conductors

At our Essex Simcoe facility, we have the machine capability to transpose up to 83 conductors. The number of conductors is usually an odd number, formed in two parallel groups or stacks.

Number of Conductors
Minimum = 5
Maximum = 835

Conductor Size Limitation

Minimum

Maximum

Strand Thickness Range

0.0043" (1.09mm)

0.120" (3.05mm)

     
Strand Width Range

0.120" (3.05mm)

0.480" (12.19mm)

   
Maximum Strand Temperature

53000 PSI @ 0.2%

   

365N/mm² @ 0.2%

   
Unwrapped Stack Range

0.158 x 0.248"

2.500 x 0.960"

 

(4.013 x 6.3mm)

(63.5 x 24.38mm)

   
Transposition Pitch Range

7-18W

     
Strand Width/Thickness Range

1.9:1 - 7.5:1 (In some circumstances 8:1)

Strand / Temper Capability

Maximum Size (Imperial)   

Up to 20,000 (Nominal) PSI 

@ 0.1% Offset 0.120 x 0.480” 

20,000 - 30,000 (Nominal) PSI 

@ 0.1% Offset 0.120 x 0.400"

32,000 - 48,000 (Nominal) PSI 

@ 0.1% Offset 0.110 x 0.400" (Silver Bearing CU) 

Maximum Size (Metric)   

Up to 150 (Nominal) N/mm² 

@ 0.2% Offset 3.05 x 12.20mm 

150 - 220 (Nominal) N/mm² 

@ 0.2% Offset 3.05 x 10.16mm 

220 - 365 (Nominal) N/mm² 

@ 0.2% Offset 2.79 x 10.16mm (Silver Bearing CU) 
            
Minimum Size
The minimum size for all tempers is 0.043 x 0.120” (1.1 x 3.05mm)
 

Minimum Conductor Size for Cable Stability

 # Conductors  

 Minimum Conductor Size

 5-39

 0.043 x 0.120” (1.09 x 3.05mm)

 40-49

 0.048 x 0.157” (1.22 x 3.99mm)

 50-69

 0.048 x 0.197” (1.22 x 5.00mm)

 70-83 

 0.051 x 0.236” (1.30 x 5.99mm)