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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

    Superseded date:  30-06-2017

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2001

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS/NZS 4026:2001 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 XLPE INSULATED 6.35/11(12)k V AND 12.7/22(24)kV DISTRIBUTION NETWORK CABLES
    9 - 2.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
    9 - 2.2 CONSTRUCTION
    9 - 2.3 CONDUCTORS
    9 - 2.4 CONDUCTOR SCREEN
    9 - 2.5 INSULATION
    9 - 2.6 INSULATION SCREEN
    9 - 2.6.1 Material
    9 - 2.6.2 Requirements for stripping insulation screen
    9 - 2.7 METALLIC SCREEN
    9 - 2.7.1 Material and application
    9 - 2.7.2 Electrical requirements
    10 - 2.8 FILLERS AND BINDER TAPES
    10 - 2.9 NON-METALLIC SHEATH
    10 - 2.9.1 Material
    10 - 2.9.2 Colour
    10 - 2.9.3 Thickness
    11 - 2.10 MARKING OF CABLE
    11 - 2.10.1 Cable identification
    11 - 2.11 PREPARATION FOR DELIVERY
    11 - 2.12 TESTS
    12 - SECTION 3 PAPER INSULATED 6.35/11(12)kV AND 12.7/22(24)kV DISTRIBUTION NETWORK CABLES
    12 - 3.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
    12 - 3.2 CONSTRUCTION
    12 - 3.3 CONDUCTORS
    12 - 3.4 IMPREGNATION
    12 - 3.5 METAL SHEATH
    13 - 3.6 NON-METALLIC SHEATH
    13 - 3.6.1 Material
    13 - 3.6.2 Thickness
    13 - 3.7 MARKING OF CABLE
    13 - 3.7.1 Core identification
    13 - 3.7.2 Cable identification
    13 - 3.7.3 Means of marking
    13 - 3.8 MARKING OF DRUMS
    14 - 3.9 PREPARATION FOR DELIVERY
    14 - 3.10 TESTS
    15 - SECTION 4 XLPE INSULATED 0.6/1(1.2)kV DISTRIBUTION CABLES
    15 - 4.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
    15 - 4.2 CONSTRUCTION
    15 - 4.3 CONDUCTORS
    15 - 4.4 INSULATION
    15 - 4.4.1 Material
    15 - 4.4.2 Core identification
    15 - 4.5 LAY-UP OF CORES
    15 - 4.6 FILLERS AND BINDER TAPES
    16 - 4.7 NON-METALLIC SHEATH
    16 - 4.7.1 Material
    16 - 4.8 MARKING OF CABLE
    16 - 4.8.1 Information to be marked
    16 - 4.9 PREPARATION FOR DELIVERY
    16 - 4.10 TESTS
    17 - SECTION 5 XLPE INSULATED 0.6/1(1.2)kV SERVICE CABLES
    17 - 5.1 SCOPE OF SECTION
    17 - 5.2 CONSTRUCTION
    17 - 5.3 CONDUCTORS
    17 - 5.4 INSULATION
    17 - 5.4.1 Material
    17 - 5.4.2 Thickness
    17 - 5.4.3 Core identification
    18 - 5.5 LAY-UP OF CORES
    18 - 5.6 FILLERS AND BINDER TAPES
    18 - 5.7 NON-METALLIC COVERING
    18 - 5.7.1 Material
    18 - 5.7.2 Colour
    18 - 5.7.3 Thickness
    18 - 5.8 CABLE CROSS-SECTION
    18 - 5.9 MARKING OF CABLE
    18 - 5.9.1 Information to be marked
    19 - 5.10 PREPARATION FOR DELIVERY
    19 - 5.11 TESTS
    20 - APPENDIX A - CABLE DATA
    20 - A1 SCOPE
    20 - A2 CURRENT CARRYING CAPACITY
    20 - A3 MAXIMUM PULLING TENSION
    20 - A4 MINIMUM BENDING RADIUS AND MINIMUM DIAMETER OF DRUM BARREL
    20 - A5 PAPER INSULATED CABLE EARTH FAULT CALCULATION
    27 - APPENDIX B - PURCHASING GUIDELINES
    27 - B1 SCOPE
    27 - B2 ITEMS TO BE SPECIFIED BY THE PURCHASER
    27 - B3 ITEMS SUBJECT TO AGREEMENT BETWEEN PURCHASER AND MANUFACTURER
    28 - APPENDIX C - SCREEN DETAILS FOR XLPE INSULATED 6.35/11(12)kV AND 12.7/22(24) kV DISTRIBUTION NETWORK CABLES
    28 - C1 SCOPE

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    Specifies the construction requirements of a rationalized range of 0.6/1 (1.2), 6.35/11 (12) and 12.7/22 (24) kV cables for use by electricity supply authorities in underground residential 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
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes
    Under Revision

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    First published as AS 4026-1992.Jointly revised and designated as AS/NZS 4026:2001. First published as AS 4026-1992. Jointly revised and designated as AS/NZS 4026:2001.

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    AS/NZS 1429.1:2000 Electric cables - Polymeric insulated - For working voltages 1.9/3.3 (3.6) kV up to and including 19/33 (36) kV
    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 1660.1:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors Conductors and metallic components (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 1660.2.5:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors Insulation, extruded semi-conductive screens and non-metallic sheaths - Methods specific to cables above 1 kV (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 1477:1999 PVC pipes and fittings for pressure applications
    AS 1125-1993 Conductors in insulated electric cables and flexible cords
    AS/NZS 1660.5.2:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors - Fire tests - Smoke density
    AS/NZS 1660.5.6:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors - Fire tests - Test for combustion propagation
    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
    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 1660.2.3:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors Insulation, extruded semi-conductive screens and non-metallic sheaths - Methods specific to PVC and halogen free thermoplastic materials (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 1125:2001 Conductors in insulated electric cables and flexible cords (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 1660.3:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors Electrical tests (Reconfirmed 2017)
    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 3100:1997 Approval and test specification - General requirements for electrical equipment
    AS/NZS 1660.2.2:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors Insulation, extruded semi-conductive screens and non-metallic sheaths - Methods specific to elastomeric, XLPE and XLPVC materials (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 1660.5.4:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors - Fire tests - Determination of degree of acidity of gases evolved during the combustion of materials taken from electric cables by measuring pH and conductivity
    AS/NZS 5000.1:1999 Electric cables - Polymeric insulated For working voltages up to and including 0.6/1 kV
    AS/NZS 1660.5.3:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors - Fire Tests - Determination of the amount of halogen acid gas evolved during the combustion of polymeric materials taken from cables
    AS/NZS 1660.2.4:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors Insulation, extruded semi-conductive screens and non-metallic sheaths - Methods specific to polyethylene and polypropylene materials (Reconfirmed 2017)
    AS/NZS 1660.5.5:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors - Fire tests - Circuit integrity under fire conditions
    AS/NZS 3100:2002 Approval and test specification - General requirements for electrical equipment
    AS 1026-1992 Electric cables - Impregnated paper insulated - Working voltages up to and including 33 kV
    AS/NZS 1660.5.1:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors - Fire tests - Tests on bunched cables
    AS 3008.1-1989 Electrical installations - Selection of cables - Cables for alternating voltages up to and including 0.6/1 kV
    AS/NZS 1477:2006 PVC pipes and fittings for pressure applications
    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 1660.4:1998 Test methods for electric cables, cords and conductors Complete cable and flexible cord (Reconfirmed 2017)
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