This is the sixth edition of CSA C22.2 No. 131, Type TECK 90 cable, one of a series of Standards issued under Part II of the Canadian Electrical Code. It supersedes the previous editions, published in 2014, 2007, 1989, 1981, and 1965.
The main changes in this edition are
a) testing procedures now reference CSA C22.2 No. 2556 instead of CSA C22.2 No. 0.3;
b) editorial changes to the presentation of properties after ageing in Table 12; and
c) editorial changes to the presentation of properties after ageing in Table 14.
For general information on the Standards of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part II, see the preface of CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 0.
This Standard is considered suitable for use for conformity assessment within the stated scope of the Standard.
This Standard was prepared by the Subcommittee on Metal-Clad Cables, under the jurisdiction of Technical Committee on Wiring Products and the Strategic Steering Committee on Requirements for Electrical Safety, and has been formally approved by the Technical Committee.
This Standard has been developed in compliance with Standards Council of Canada requirements for National Standards of Canada. It has been published as a National Standard of Canada by CSA Group.
This Standard applies to single- and multi-conductor Type TECK 90 armoured cable intended for installation in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, on systems having nominal voltages of 5000 V and less and having a maximum temperature rating of 90 °C in both dry and wet locations.
In this Standard, shall is used to express a requirement, i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to satisfy in order to comply with the standard; should is used to express a recommendation or that which is advised but not required; and may is used to express an option or that which is permissible within the limits of the standard.
Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material.
Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or figure and may be written as requirements.
Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (non-mandatory) to define their application.