SPEC 87100

Tracer Wire for Gas and Sprinkler Systems for Direct Burial

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:Solid bare copper per ASTM B3
  2. Insulation:Polyethylene PE

Applications and Features:

  • Used on golf course sprinkler, gas lines, direct burial applications, also can be used for animal containment
  • PE 45 mil Insulation Thickness
  • 60ºC, 600 volt
  • For direct burial
  • Specifications:

  • ASTM B3 Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • UL 66 Fixture Wire
  • Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeStrand CountDiameter Over ConductorInsul. ThicknessApprox. ODCopper WeightApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo. of Strandsinchmilinchlb/1000ftlb/1000ft
    544890618Solid0.040450.134510
    544901316Solid0.050450.144814
    544910814Solid0.064450.1571319
    544920812Solid0.080450.1742027
    544930610Solid0.101450.1933240
    54494028Solid0.128450.2225060
    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances
    ◊ Cable marked with this symbol is a standard stock item
    Table 2 – Electrical and Engineering Data
    Stock NumberCond. SizeMin Bending RadiusDC Resistance @ 25°CAC Resistance @ 75°CAllowable Ampacity At 75°CAllowable Ampacity At 90°C
    AWG/KcmilinchΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftAmpAmp
    5448906181.06.6698.425-14
    5449013161.14.1815.282-18
    5449108141.22.6313.3232025
    5449208121.31.6622.1002530
    5449306101.51.0401.3143540
    544940281.70.6530.8245055

    Revision: 1.000.007

    Updated On: Feb. 9, 2024, 2:58 p.m. UTC