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Ordering Information

 PVC Insulated Self Supporting Drop Wires to RUS (REA) PE-7

Application

The drop wires are designed for extending a distribution cable pair from a pole or cable terminal to a subscriber premises. The cables are suitable for aerial installation.

Standards

RUS (REA) PE-7

Construction

Telephone Cables

Telephone Cables

Conductors

Solid annealed bare copper 0.64mm or 0.9mm as per ASTM B-3/class 1 of IEC 60228

Steel Bearer Wire

Galvanized steel wire, solid

Insulation

High density black PVC which can be made ultraviolet resistant by addition of carbon black

Electrical Properties

Nominal Conductor Diameter mm 0.64 0.9
Conductor Gauge Size AWG 22 19
Conductor Size mm2 0.332 0.636
Maximum Conductor Resistance @20°C Ω/km/ Ω/mile 57.1/91.8 28/44.9
Minimum Insulation Resistance @500V DC MΩ.km / MΩ.mile 400/249 400/249
Maximum Breaking Strength Kg 155 155
Dielectric Strength 1min V RMS 1500 1500
Nominal Insulation Thickness mm/inch 1.0/0.039 1.05/0.041
Nominal Insulated Conductor Diameter mm/inch 2.65/0.104 3.05/0.12
Nominal Diameter of Steel Wire Core mm/inch 3.2/0.126 3.35/0.132

Mechanical and Thermal Properties

Temperature range during operation (fixed state): -30°C – +70°C

Temperature range during installation (mobile state): -20°C – +50°C

Minimum bending radius: 7.5 x Overall Diameter

Dimensions And Weight

Cable Code Number and
Diameter of Wires in Conductor
Diameter of Supporting Wire Nominal Insulation Thickness Nominal Insulation Diameter Nominal Overall
Dimensions
Nominal
Weight
Conductor Supporting
Wire
A B
  No./mm mm/inch mm/inch mm/inch mm/inch mm/inch mm/inch kg/km / lbs/kft
TP7-Y-1P064-SS 2×0.64 1.2/0.047 1.00/0.039 2.65/0.104 3.20/0.125 6.1/0.24 6.1/0.24 43/28.89
TP7-Y-1P09-SS 2×0.90 1.2/0.047 1.05/0.041 3.05/0.120  3.35/0.132 8.1/0.32 6.8/0.27 52/34.94