AWG 556.5 ACSR Conductor - PARAKEET - ASTM B232

Item Technical Details
Standard ASTM B232, Specification for Concentric-Lay-Stranded Aluminum Conductors, Coated Steel Reinforced (ACSR)
Code Name Parakeet
AWG/MCM 556.5
Aluminum Area 282 mm2
Steel Area 36.58 mm2
Total Area 318.58 mm2
Aluminum Wire Nos 24
Single Aluminum Wire Dia 3.87 mm OR 0.1523 ins
Steel Wire Nos 7
Single Steel Wire Dia 2.58 mm OR 0.1015 ins
Approx Overall Dia 23.22 mm OR 0.914 ins
Aluminum Weight 781 kg/km OR 524 lbs/1000ft
Steel Weight 286 kg/km OR 192 lbs/1000ft
Total Weight 1067 kg/km OR 716 lbs/1000ft
Aluminum Content 73.21%
Steel Content 26.79%
Nominal Breaking Load 88.22 kN
Rated Strength 19800 lbs
Allowable Ampacity 721 Amps