Change List for this Rule

 

General Order 95

 

Appendix B

 

Mechanical and Loading Data for Conductor

 

Table 21    Galvanized Steel and Iron Wire - Bare - Solid - Characteristics and Loading

Characteristics of Conductor

Loading Per Linear Foot of Conductor, Pounds

Size of Wire BWG

Diameter ,Inch

Area, Square Inch


Ultimate Tensile Strength, Pounds *

Light Loading District

Heavy Loading District

EBB Grade

BB Grade

Steel Grade

Vertical Load, Conductor Only

Horizontal Load, Wind of8 Lbs per Sq. Ft. on Conductor

Resultant Load

Vertical Load, Conductor with of Ice

Horizontal Load, Wind of6 Lbs per Sq. Ft. on Conductor with of Ice

Resultant Load

4

0.238

0.0445

2,028

2,270

2,433

0.1530

.1587

0.220

0.6119

0.6190

0.870

6

.203

.0324

1,475

1,650

1,770

.1120

.1353

.176

.5491

.6015

.814

8

.165

.0214

975

1,090

1,170

.0740

.1100

.133

.4875

.5825

.760

9

.148

.0172

785

880

942

.0600

.09867

.116

.4629

.5740

.737

10

.134

.0141

645

720

774

.0490

.08934

.102

.4432

.5670

.720

11

.120

.0113

515

575

618

.0390

.08000

.089

.4245

.5600

.703

12

.109

.0093

425

475

510

.0320

.07267

.079

.4107

.5545

.690

14

.083

.0054

247

275

297

.0190

.05533

.058

.3815

.5415

.662

*    All ultimate tensile strengths are from ASTM Specification A11133.