Users' questions

What is advantage of ACSR conductor?

What is advantage of ACSR conductor?

ACSR conductors combine the light weight and good conductivity of aluminium with the high tensile strength and ruggedness of steel. In line design, this can provide higher tensions, less sag, and longer span lengths than obtainable with most other types of overhead conductors.

Is AAAC a conductor?

AAAC are used as a bare conductor cable on aerial circuits that require a larger mechanical resistance than the AAC and a better corrosion resistance than the ACSR. The sag characteristics and the strength-to-weight ratio of the AAAC conductor cable is better than both AAC and ACSR.

What is difference between ACSR and AAAC conductor?

AAAC is made from an Aluminium alloy whereas ACSR contains a combination of Aluminium reinforced with steel. The ACSR conductors are most commonly used for overhead transmission system, whereas AACSR and Extra high strength ACSR conductors are used for river crossing, where installation involves extra-long spans.

What is the disadvantage s of ACSR?

The major disadvantages ACSR/SD are: There most likely will be increased installation and clipping costs due to special hardware requirements and specialized stringing methods. The conductor design always requires the use of a steel core even in light loading areas.

What are 3 types of conductors?

Of all the materials, the top three are silver, copper and aluminum. Silver is known to be the best conductor of electricity but it is not widely used for economic reasons. It is only used for special equipment like satellites. Copper, though not as high as silver, also has high conductivity.

Which conductor is used in 11kV line?

ACSR Conductors
3 to 7 are all ACSR Conductors and are commonly used on 11kv lines, except Dog conductors.

What is Wolf conductor?

Aluminum Conductor Steel Reinforced (ACSR) Wolf Conductor is a specific type of high-capacity, high-strength stranded cable.

Is aluminium a conductor?

Aluminum can conduct electricity but it does not conduct electricity as well as copper. Aluminum forms an electrically resistant oxide surface in electrical connections, which can cause the connection to overheat.

What is Panther conductor?

Special ‘Panther’ conductor, i.e. one Aluminium layer of ACSR ‘Panther’ conductor removed having 7-strands of Steel of 3.00 mm dia plus 12-Aluminium strands of 3.00 mm dia. For 220 KV Lines: Special ‘DEER’ conductor, having 17-Strands of Steel of dia 2.69 mm and 12-strands of Aluminium of 4.65 mm dia.

What is the result of skin effect?

Skin effect reduces the effective cross-section of the conductor and thus increases its effective resistance. Skin effect is caused by opposing eddy currents induced by the changing magnetic field resulting from the alternating current. At high frequencies the skin depth becomes much smaller.

What’s the difference between AAC and aluminum conductor?

With the existing conductor, there will be more losses occur in all aluminum alloy conductor (AAAC), compared to all aluminum conductor (AAC). To overcome this problem, conductor as transmission line with capability to conduct more current is needed.

Why are there more losses in AAC than AAAC?

The demand of electricity is ever increasing and gives a high pressure on the existing transmission network. With the existing conductor, there will be more losses occur in all aluminum alloy conductor (AAAC), compared to all aluminum conductor (AAC).

How does special technique of aluminum conductor reduce deformed tendency?

The special technique of aluminum conductor can reduce the deformed tendency of aluminum alloy, compared to the pure aluminum, the resistance of aluminum alloy is increased by 300%, and thus it can avoid slack caused by cold flow or deformation. 2. Tensile strength and elongation

Why is aluminum alloy used as a conductor?

The tombar thite added to the aluminum alloy can improve its resistance, which can particularly against the electrochemical corrosion. Aluminum can withstand the harsh environment so that it is widely used in the conductor of cables and many industrial fittings.