1780MCM ACSR Chukar Conductor


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1780MCM ACSR Chukar Aluminum Conductor Steel Reinforced

Also Known As:

1780 Chukar steel reinforced cable, 1780 Chukar acsr wire, 1780 Chukar acsr cable, 1780 Chukar aluminum conductor steel reinforced, 1780 Chukar acsr aluminum conductor steel reinforced, 1780 Chukar all aluminum conductor, 1780 Chukar aluminum alloy cable, 1780 Chukar abrasive resistant cable, 1780 Chukar transmission overhead, 1780 Chukar overhead power line components.

Allowable Ampacity for 1780MCM ACSR Chukar Conductor: 1453 Amps


This wire is suitable for use in all practical spans on wood poles, transmission towers, and other structures. Applications range from long, extra high voltage (EHV) transmission lines to sub-service spans at distribution or utilization voltages on private premises.

ACSR (aluminum conductor steel reinforced) has a long service record because of its economy, dependability, and strength to weight ratio. The combined light weight and high conductivity of aluminum with strength of the steel core enables higher tensions, less sag, and longer spans than any alternative.

Applicable Standards:

– ASTM B-230 Aluminum wire, 1350-H19 for Electrical Purposes
– ASTM B-231 Aluminum conductors, concentric lay stranded
– ASTM B-232 Aluminum conductors, concentric lay stranded, coated steel reinforced (ACSR)
– ASTM B-341 Aluminum coated steel core wire for aluminum conductors, steel reinforced (ACSR/AZ)
– ASTM B-498 Zinc coated steel core wire for aluminum conductors, steel reinforced (ACSR)
– ASTM B-500 Metallic coat


ACSR (aluminum conductor steel reinforced) has a concentric steel core stranding conductor consisting of Aluminum Alloy 1350-H19 wires, available with Class A, B, or C galvanizing, aluminum coated (AZ), or with aluminum-clad steel core (AL).

1780MCM ACSR Chukar Conductor Characteristics

Technical Specifications:
Size AWG:1780.0
Diameter Individual Wire Aluminum (Inches):0.1456
Diameter Individual Wire Steel (Inches):0.0874
Diameter Steel Core (Inches):0.4370
Diameter Complete Cable (O.D.) (Inches):1.602
Weight Per 1000ft Aluminum (Lbs.):1688.0
Weight Per 1000ft Steel (Lbs.):386.6
Weight Per 1000ft Total (Lbs.):2975
Rated Breaking Strength (Lbs.):51000
Allowable Ampacity 90C (Amps):1453 Amps

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