AWG 1272 ACSR Conductor - BITTERN - ASTM B232

ItemTechnical Details
Code NameBittern
StandardASTM B232, Specification for Concentric-Lay-Stranded Aluminum Conductors, Coated Steel Reinforced (ACSR)
AWG/MCM1272
Aluminum Area644.51 mm2
Steel Area44.52 mm2
Total Area689.03 mm2
Aluminum Wire Nos45
Single Aluminum Wire Dia4.27 mm OR 0.1681 ins
Steel Wire Nos7
Single Steel Wire Dia2.85 mm OR 0.1122 ins
Approx Overall Dia34.17 mm OR 1.345 ins
Aluminum Weight1785 kg/km OR 1199 lbs/1000ft
Steel Weight349 kg/km OR 234 lbs/1000ft
Total Weight2134 kg/km OR 1433 lbs/1000ft
Aluminum Content83.65%
Steel Content16.35%
Nominal Breaking Load151.48 kN
Rated Strength34046 lbs
Allowable Ampacity1184 Amps