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Webinar: Understanding Cable Construction and Components

January 24 @ 12:00 pm1:00 pm

This is a Webinar that discuss the construction and components for power cables.


1. Conductors: Aluminum and copper

2. Insulations: Medium Voltage

a. Conductor shield

b. Insulation Shield

c. Insulations – EPR vs TR-XLPE

d. Emergency Overload Currents

e. Voltage Rating of Insulation Thicknesses

3. Copper Tape Shielding (MV)

a. Calculating Allowable Short Circuit Current

b. Calculating Circulating Shield Currents – Single Conductors

4. Armouring

a. AIA (aluminum interlocked)

b. CCW (continuously corrugated and welded)

c. SIA (steel interlocked)

d. Polymeric Armour (Airguard)

5. Jackets

a. Uses

b. Types available

c. Fire Tests

d. Cold bend and Cold Impact Tests


January 24
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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Region: Region 7 (Canada)
Affiliated Group Name: Southern Alberta Section Jt. Chapter, PE31/IA34


Region 7 (Canada)
Affiliated Group Name
Southern Alberta Section Jt. Chapter, PE31/IA34