PLS-CADD™ "WIRE" Files for Bare Overhead Electrical Conductors

 

Below is a series of conductor stress-strain coefficients “WIRE" files suitable for use with the Power Line Systems, Inc., software; this includes whole projects in PLS-CADD, single site structural and clearance calculations in PLS-CADD Lite, and single conductor sag and tension calculations and stringing charts in PLS-CADD Ultralite.

The conductor data files are broken down into different groups to facilitate their selection. Once you find the conductor family you wish to download, simply click on the link in the far right column and copy the zipped file to a location on your computer.

Some browsers may require that you right click on the link and choose "Save Target As" to copy the file to your computer. Note: the cable models are stored inside ZIP files which you must un-compress before using. 

Please see Utility Technical Bulletin UTB-024 for an explanation of Overhead Conductor Stress-Strain Curves and Coefficients.

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Conductor Category

Description

File Size

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ASTM AAC GCC & AAC/E3X™ GCC

All-Aluminum 1350-H19 Conductors - Concentric-Lay-Stranded to ASTM B231 with and without the E3Xcoating

57 KB

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ASTM AAC/TW GCC & AAC/TW/E3XGCC

Trapezoidal All-Aluminum 1350-H19 Concentric-Lay-Stranded to ASTM B778 with and without the E3X
coating

45 KB

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ASTM AAC/T-2® GCC & AAC/T-2®/E3X™ GCC

All-Aluminum 1350-H19 Conductors - Concentric-Lay-Stranded Twisted Pair to ASTM B911 (as applicable) with and without the E3Xcoating

62 KB

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ASTM AAAC GCC & AAAC/E3X™ GCC

Aluminum Alloy 6201-T81 Conductors - Concentric-Lay-Stranded to ASTM B399 with and without the E3X coating

19 KB

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ASTM ACSR GCC 
& ACSR/E3X™ GCC

Aluminum Conductor Steel Reinforced - Concentric-Lay-Stranded to ASTM B232 with and without the E3X coating, with regular strength (GA2), high strength (GA3) and ultra-high strength (GA5) galvanized steel core

416 KB

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ASTM ACSR/AW GCC & ACSR/AW/E3X™ GCC

Aluminum Conductor Aluminum Clad Steel Reinforced - Concentric-Lay-Stranded to ASTM B549 with and without the E3Xcoating, with regular strength aluminum clad steel (AW2)

193 KB

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ASTM ACSR/TW GCC & ACSR/TW/E3X™ GCC

Trapezoidal Aluminum Conductor Steel Reinforced - Concentric-Lay-Stranded to ASTM B779 with and without the E3X™ coating, with regular strength (GA2), high strength (GA3), ultra high strength (GA5) galvanized steel core, and regular strength aluminum clad steel (AW2)

346 KB

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ASTM ACSR/T-2® GCC &

ACSR/T-2®/E3X™ GCC

Aluminum Conductor Steel Reinforced - Concentric-Lay-Stranded Twisted Pair to ASTM B911 with and without the E3X™ coating, with regular strength (GA2), high strength (GA3),  ultra high strength (GA5) galvanized steel core, and regular strength aluminum clad steel (AW2)

477 KB

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ASTM ACSS GCC 
& ACSS/E3X™ GCC

Aluminum Conductor Steel Supported - Concentric-Lay-Stranded
to ASTM B856 with and without the E3X™ coating, with regular strength (MA2), high strength (MA3), ultra high strength (MA5) galvanized steel core steel core, and regular strength aluminum clad steel (AW2)

450 KB

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ASTM ACSS/TW GCC & ACSS/TW/E3X™ GCC

Trapezoidal Aluminum Conductor Steel Supported - Concentric-Lay-Stranded to ASTM B857 with and without the E3X™ coating, with regular strength (MA2), high strength (MA3), ultra high strength (MA5) galvanized steel core steel core, and regular strength aluminum clad steel (AW2)

339 KB

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CSA A1 GCC & A1/E3X™ GCC

 1350-H19 Aluminum Stranded Conductors - Concentric-Lay-Stranded to CSA C61089 with and without the E3Xcoating

58 KB

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CSA A1F GCC &
A1F/E3X™ GCC

 1350-H19 Compact (Smooth Body) Aluminum Stranded Conductors - Concentric-Lay-Stranded to CSA C49.5 with and without the E3X™  coating

18 KB

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CSA A2 GCC & A2/E3X™ GCC

 6101-T81 Aluminum Stranded Conductors - Concentric-Lay-Stranded to CSA C61089 with and without the E3X™  coating

9 KB

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CSA A1/S1A ACSR GCC & A1/S1A ACSR/E3X™ GCC

Aluminum Conductor Steel Reinforced - Concentric-Lay-Stranded
to CSA C61089 with and without the E3X
 coating, with a regular strength (S1A) galvanized steel core

170 KB

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CSA A1F/S1A ACSR GCC & A1F/S1A ACSR/E3X™ GCC

Compact (Smooth Body) Aluminum Conductor Steel Reinforced - Concentric-Lay-Stranded to CSA 49.2 with and without the E3X
 coating, with a regular strength (S1A) galvanized steel core

24 KB

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