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InSky ACS Ground Wire part no.
0114
Aluminum-Clad Steel (ACS) Ground Wire

Should be used when fiber optic capacity is not needed, or when additional fault current capacity is needed.

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Central strength member (aluminum-clad steel wire)

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Stranded wires (aluminum-clad steel wires and/or aluminum alloy wires)

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Stranded wires (aluminum-clad steel wires and/or aluminum alloy wires)

Aluminum-clad steel wires are corrosion-resistant

A standard component of high-voltage transmission lines

ACS ground wires shield high-voltage conductors from lightning strikes

Rated breaking strength, lb 6744 … 157366
Cable diameter, in 0.276 … 1.339
Cable weight, lb/ft 0.134 … 2.016
Cross-sectional area, in² 1.378 … 23.622
Operating temperature -58°F … +185°F *-76°F…+185°F upon request
Installation temperature -22°F … +122°F
Transportation and storage temperature -58°F … +185°F
Minimum bending radius 20x cable diameter
Design life 50 years