2156MCM ACSR Bluebird Conductor


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2156MCM ACSR Bluebird Aluminum Conductor Steel Reinforced

Also Known As:

2156 Bluebird steel reinforced cable, 2156 Bluebird acsr wire, 2156 Bluebird acsr cable, 2156 Bluebird aluminum conductor steel reinforced, 2156 Bluebird acsr aluminum conductor steel reinforced, 2156 Bluebird all aluminum conductor, 2156 Bluebird aluminum alloy cable, 2156 Bluebird abrasive resistant cable, 2156 Bluebird transmission overhead, 2156 Bluebird overhead power line components.

Allowable Ampacity for 2156MCM ACSR Bluebird Conductor: 1623 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).

2156MCM ACSR Bluebird Conductor Characteristics

Technical Specifications:
Size AWG:2156.0
Diameter Individual Wire Aluminum (Inches):0.1602
Diameter Individual Wire Steel (Inches):0.0961
Diameter Steel Core (Inches):0.4805
Diameter Complete Cable (O.D.) (Inches):1.762
Weight Per 1000ft Aluminum (Lbs.):2044.0
Weight Per 1000ft Steel (Lbs.):467.4
Weight Per 1000ft Total (Lbs.):2511
Rated Breaking Strength (Lbs.):60300
Allowable Ampacity 90C (Amps):1623 Amps

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