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TECHNICAL SECTION
Installation Calculations



CALCULATING OUTSIDE DIAMETER
(DIAMETER OF INSULATED CONDUCTOR TIMES MULTIPLIER
PLUS 2 TIMES THICKNESS OF JACKET)
NUMBER OF CONDUCTORS
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
MULTIPLIER
2
2.15
2.41
2.7
3
3
3.31
NUMBER OF CONDUCTORS
9
10
12
16
20
25
30
MULTIPLIER
3.61
3.8
4.05
4.7
5.18
5.81
6.4
NUMBER OF CONDUCTORS
36
40
45
50
60
MULTIPLIER
7
7.31
7.72
8.13
9
PULLING TENSION OF COPPER CABLES
CIRCULAR MIL AREA OF INDIVIDUAL COPPER CONDUCTOR
TIMES NUMBER OF CONDUCTORS TIMES .008
MINIMUM BEND RADIUS OF COPPER CABLE
UNSHIELDED CABLES UP TO 1" - 4 TIMES CABLE DIAMETER

1 - 2" - 5 TIMES CABLE DIAMETER

BRAID SHIELD & ALUMINUM MYLAR® SHIELD CABLES UP TO 2" - 7 TIMES CABLE DIAMETER

METALLIC TAPE SHIELD UP TO 2" - 12 TIMES CABLE DIAMETER