This is the fourth edition of CSA C22.2 No. 179, Airport series lighting cables, one of a series of Standards issued by the Canadian Standards Association under the Canadian Electrical Code, Part II. It supersedes the previous editions, published in 2000, 1987, and 1982.
This Standard applies to airport series lighting cables (Type ASLC) intended for use above and below ground in dry or wet locations in accordance with the Rules of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, at a nominal voltage of 5000 V and a maximum temperature rating of 90 °C.
This Standard does not apply to cables with connectors moulded to them, including the primary leads used on transformers. These cables are covered under CSA C22.2 No. 180.
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