Airport Cable  
 

 FAA L-824 Type C Sheathed 5kV

400Hz Airport Cables    

Applications

Airport cables are used for interconnecting the transformers and the current regulator of airfield lighting systems in series circuits, suitable for fixed applications such as taxiways, runways, navigational aids, and obstruction lighting, can be installed in conduit and direct burial.

Standards

FAA L-824 Type C
ICEA S-96-659/NEWA WC71

Construction

Conductor: Stranded bare copper to ASTM B3 and ASTM B8.
Optional Separator: Optional separator or conductor shield be applied.
Insulation: XLPE.
Sheath: PE/PVC.

Technical Data

Rated Voltage Uo/U (Um) 5kV
Maximum Conductor Temperature 90℃
Short Circuit Temperature 250℃
Operating Temperatures -40℃~+90℃
Minimum Bending Radius static: 10×OD; dynamic: 20×OD
Impacted Resistant Yes
Weather Resistant Yes

Dimensions and Weight

Construction No. of Strand Nominal Insulation Thickness Nominal Insulation Thickness Nominal Overall Diameter Nominal Weight
No.× AWG - mm inches mm

inches

mm inches kg/km lbs/kft
1×6mm² 7 2.3 0.09 0.8 0.03 9.9 0.39 180 121
1×8 7 2.3 0.09 0.76 0.03 10.1 0.396 95 64
1×6 7 2.3 0.09 0.76 0.03 11.0 0.433 127 85
1×4 7 2.3 0.09 1.14 0.045 13.0 0.509 164 110