This is the second edition of CSA C49.2, Compact round aluminum conductors steel reinforced (ACSR). It supersedes the previous edition, published in 1975 under the title Compact Aluminum Conductors Steel Reinforced (ACSR).
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 covers the electrical and mechanical characteristics of
(a) round 1350-H19 hard-drawn aluminum wires (A1) before compacting;
(b) round zinc-coated hard-drawn steel core wires (S1A); and
(c) bare compact round concentric-lay-stranded aluminum conductors steel reinforced, constructed from the wires specified in Items (a) and (b) and intended for use in overhead lines.
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