Bundled (ABC) conductors in the database

Bundled (ABC) conductors in the database

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Data in the conductor library has come from Australian Standards. However HVABC cables are not described in Australian Standards so we have included many of the cables from Olex and General Cables.

The nomenclature for the Olex HVABC cables in the standard Poles ‘n’ Wires database is:

HVAX NH/N/M11/22L/HSize
High voltage ABC XLPE insulatedNH: non metallic screened HDPE11kVLight dutyeg 185
 N: non metallic screened22kVHeavy duty
 M: Metallic screened  

For example HVAXM22H120 would be non metallic screened, 22kV heavy duty 120mm².

Number of conductors

When you use ABC cables in Poles ‘n’ Wires remember that the data in the conductor library is for the entire bundled cable so you need to use 1 (one) for the number of cables (unless you are running a double circuit of course). If you tick the Bundled column for a cable in the Conductor database the number of conductors will default to one when that cable is used in the program.