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    Electric cables - For underground residential distribution systems

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  17-09-2008

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS/NZS 4026:2008 ELECTRIC CABLES-FOR UNDERGROUND RESIDENTIAL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    7 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
    7 - 1.1 SCOPE
    7 - 1.2 APPLICATION
    7 - 1.3 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    9 - SECTION 2 POLYMERIC INSULATED 6.35/11(12) kV AND 12.7/22(24) kV DISTRIBUTION NETWORK CABLES
    9 - 2.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
    9 - 2.2 THREE-CORE CABLE
    9 - 2.2.1 Construction
    9 - 2.2.2 Conductors
    9 - 2.2.3 Conductor screen
    9 - 2.2.4 Insulation
    9 - 2.2.5 Insulation screen
    9 - 2.2.6 Metallic screen
    10 - 2.2.7 Fillers and binder tapes
    10 - 2.2.8 Composite oversheath
    11 - 2.3 SINGLE-CORE CABLE
    11 - 2.3.1 Construction
    11 - 2.3.2 Conductors
    11 - 2.3.3 Conductor screen
    11 - 2.3.4 Insulation
    11 - 2.3.5 Insulation screen
    11 - 2.3.6 Metallic screen
    11 - 2.3.7 Water blocking
    11 - 2.3.8 Oversheath
    12 - 2.4 TRIPLEX CABLE
    12 - 2.4.1 Construction
    12 - 2.4.2 Oversheath for cores of Triplex cable
    12 - 2.5 MARKING OF CABLE
    12 - 2.5.1 Cable identification
    13 - 2.6 PREPARATION FOR DELIVERY
    13 - 2.7 TESTS
    13 - 2.8 CABLE OPTIONS
    13 - 2.8.1 Water blocking of conductors
    13 - 2.8.2 Larger metallic screen sizes
    14 - SECTION 3 PAPER INSULATED 6.35/11(12) kV DISTRIBUTION NETWORK CABLES
    14 - 3.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
    14 - 3.2 CONSTRUCTION
    14 - 3.3 CONDUCTORS
    14 - 3.4 IMPREGNATION
    14 - 3.5 METAL SHEATH
    14 - 3.6 NON-METALLIC SHEATH
    14 - 3.6.1 Material
    15 - 3.6.2 Thickness
    15 - 3.7 MARKING OF CABLE
    15 - 3.7.1 Core identification
    15 - 3.7.2 Cable identification
    15 - 3.7.3 Means of marking
    15 - 3.8 MARKING OF DRUMS
    15 - 3.9 PREPARATION FOR DELIVERY
    15 - 3.10 TESTS
    16 - SECTION 4 XLPE INSULATED 0.6/1(1.2) kV DISTRIBUTION CABLES
    16 - 4.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
    16 - 4.2 CONSTRUCTION
    16 - 4.3 CONDUCTORS
    16 - 4.4 INSULATION
    16 - 4.4.1 Material
    16 - 4.4.2 Core identification
    16 - 4.5 LAY°UP OF CORES
    16 - 4.6 FILLERS AND BINDER TAPES
    17 - 4.7 OVERSHEATH
    17 - 4.7.1 Material
    17 - 4.8 MARKING OF CABLE
    17 - 4.8.1 Information to be marked
    17 - 4.9 PREPARATION FOR DELIVERY
    17 - 4.10 TESTS
    18 - SECTION 5 XLPE INSULATED 0.6/1(1.2) kV SERVICE CABLES
    18 - 5.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
    18 - 5.2 CONSTRUCTION
    18 - 5.3 CONDUCTORS
    18 - 5.4 INSULATION
    18 - 5.4.1 Material
    18 - 5.4.2 Thickness
    18 - 5.4.3 Core identification
    19 - 5.5 LAYING UP
    19 - 5.6 FILLERS
    19 - 5.7 COVERING
    19 - 5.7.1 Material
    19 - 5.7.2 Thickness
    19 - 5.8 CABLE CROSS°SECTION
    19 - 5.9 MARKING OF CABLE
    19 - 5.9.1 Information to be marked
    19 - 5.10 PREPARATION FOR DELIVERY
    20 - 5.11 TESTS
    21 - APPENDIX A - CABLE DATA
    21 - A1 SCOPE
    21 - A2 CURRENT-CARRYING CAPACITY
    21 - A3 MAXIMUM PULLING TENSION
    21 - A4 MINIMUM BENDING RADIUS AND MINIMUM DIAMETER OF DRUM BARREL
    22 - A5 PAPER INSULATED CABLE EARTH FAULT CALCULATION
    38 - APPENDIX B - PURCHASING GUIDELINES
    38 - B1 SCOPE
    38 - B2 ITEMS TO BE SPECIFIED BY THE PURCHASER
    38 - B3 ITEMS SUBJECT TO AGREEMENT BETWEEN PURCHASER AND MANUFACTURER
    39 - APPENDIX C - SCREEN DETAILS FOR THREE-CORE POLYMERIC INSULATED 6.35/11 (12) kV AND 12.7/22 (24) kV DISTRIBUTION NETWORK...
    39 - C1 SCOPE

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard specifies the construction of a rationalized range of cables used by electricity supply authorities in underground residential distribution (URD) systems.

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    This Standard specifies the construction of a rationalized range of cables used by electricity supply authorities in underground residential distribution (URD) systems.NOTES:1 Cable data and recommendations to assist in the selection of the appropriate cables are provided in Appendix A.2 Guidelines on information that should be supplied with enquiries or orders are provided in Appendix B.

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    Committee EL-003
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note Reconfirmed 27/07/2018.
    This standard has been reconfirmed in Australia in 2018 and remains current in New Zealand. Reconfirmation Notice 27/07/2018
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS 4026-1992.
    Jointly revised and designated as AS/NZS 4026:2001.
    Third edition 2008.
    Reconfirmed 2018. Originated as AS 4026-1992. Jointly revised and designated as AS/NZS 4026:2001. Third edition 2008.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS/NZS 3008.1.2:1998 Electrical installations - Selection of cables - Cables for alternating voltages up to and including 0.6/1 kV - Typical New Zealand installation conditions
    AS/NZS 3008.1.1:1998 Electrical installations - Selection of cables - Cables for alternating voltages up to and including 0.6/1 kV - Typical Australian installation conditions
    AS/NZS 1429.1:2006 Electric cables - Polymeric insulated For working voltages 1.9/3.3 (3.6) kV up to and including 19/33 (36) kV
    AS/NZS 3808:2000 Insulating and sheathing materials for electric cables
    AS/NZS 5000.1:2005 Electric cables - Polymeric insulated For working voltages up to and including 0.6/1 (1.2) kV (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 2053.2:2001 Conduits and fittings for electrical installations Rigid plain conduits and fittings of insulating material (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS/NZS 3100:2002 Approval and test specification - General requirements for electrical equipment
    AS/NZS 1660.2.1:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors Insulation, extruded semi-conductive screens and non-metallic sheaths - Methods for general application (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 1026:2004 Electric cables - Impregnated paper insulated - For working voltages up to and including 19/33 (36) kV

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS/NZS 3008.1.1:2017 Electrical installations - Selection of cables Cables for alternating voltages up to and including 0.6/1 kV - Typical Australian installation conditions
    AS/NZS 3008.1.2:2010 Electrical installations - Selection of cables
    AS/NZS 3008.1.1:2009 Electrical installations - Selection of cables
    AS/NZS 3008.1.2:2017 Electrical installations - Selection of cables Cables for alternating voltages up to and including 0.6/1 kV - Typical New Zealand conditions
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