556.5MCM ACSR Dove Conductor


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556.5MCM ACSR Dove Aluminum Conductor Steel Reinforced

Also Known As:

556.5 Dove steel reinforced cable, 556.5 Dove acsr wire, 556.5 Dove acsr cable, 556.5 Dove aluminum conductor steel reinforced, 556.5 Dove acsr aluminum conductor steel reinforced, 556.5 Dove all aluminum conductor, 556.5 Dove aluminum alloy cable, 556.5 Dove abrasive resistant cable, 556.5 Dove transmission overhead, 556.5 Dove overhead power line components.

Allowable Ampacity for 556.5MCM ACSR Dove Conductor: 726 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).

556.5MCM ACSR Dove Conductor Characteristics

Technical Specifications:
Size AWG:556.5
Diameter Individual Wire Aluminum (Inches):0.1463
Diameter Individual Wire Steel (Inches):0.1138
Diameter Steel Core (Inches):0.3414
Diameter Complete Cable (O.D.) (Inches):0.927
Weight Per 1000ft Aluminum (Lbs.):525.0
Weight Per 1000ft Steel (Lbs.):241.0
Weight Per 1000ft Total (Lbs.):766
Rated Breaking Strength (Lbs.):22500
Allowable Ampacity 90C (Amps):726 Amps

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