Triplex Service Drop Wire meets or exceeds the following ASTM specifications:
B-230 Aluminum Wire, 1350-H19 for Electrical Purposes.
B-231 Aluminum Conductors, Concentric-Lay-Stranded.
B-232 Aluminum Conductors, Concentric-Lay-Stranded, Coated Steel Reinforced (ACSR).
B-399 Concentric-Lay-Stranded 6201-T81 Aluminum Alloy Conductors.
B498 Zinc-Coated Steel Core Wire for Aluminum Conductors, Steel Reinforced (ACSR).
Service Drop cable meets or exceeds all applicable requirements of ANSI/ICEA S-76-474.
Triplex service drop wire is used to supply power from the utility’s lines to the consumer’s weatherhead. For service at 600 volts or less (phase to phase) at a conductor temperature of 75°C maximum for polyethylene insulation or 90°C maximum for crosslinked polyethylene (XLP) insulated conductors.
Triplex Service Drop Wire consists of Concentric strand or compressed 1350-H19 conductor, polyethylene or crosslinked polyethylene insulation, concentric strand AAC, ACSR, or 6201 alloy neutral messenger.