All-dielectric self supporting cable (ADSS Cable)

ADSS cables are non metallic cables designed for aerial applications in various environments. The cables are designed according to specified:
- span, sag tension, temperature variations
- additional load (weight) due to wind and/or ice

Estimated load according to NESC®

NESC®lowmediumhigh
Ice(mm)06,512,5
Wind(km/h)94,462,862,8
Add. load (N/m)0,72,54,4


Example: sag and tension of an ADSS 6x12 16kN , 1% sag

Temperature-20 °C-10 °C0 °C10 °C20 °C30 °C40 °C50 °C60 °C
Span
[m]
         
50Sag[m]0,390,420,440,460,50,530,560,590,62
Tension[N/mm2]53,550,347,444,642,139,737,635,733,9
100Sag[m]0,860,890,930,9611,041,081,121,17
Tension[N/mm2]9894,490,887,484,180,977,974,972,2
150Sag[m]1,341,381,421,461,515,41,591,641,69
Tension[N/mm2]141,3167,4133,6129,8126,2122,5119115,6112,2
200Sag[m]1,831,871,911,9522,052,12,152,2
Tension[N/mm2]184,2180,1176,1172,1168,2164,3160,5156,8153,1

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