IEC 60888:1987 

Zinc-coated steel wires for stranded conductors


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Applies to zinc-coated steel wires used in the construction and/or reinforcement of conductors for overhead power transmission purposes, and is intended to cover all wires used in construction where the individual wire diameters, including coating, are in the range of 1.25 mm to 5.50 mm. Three grades of steel are included to reflect the needs of conductor users: regular steel, high strength steel and extra high strength steel. Two classes of coating represented by minimum zinc mass per unit area are included: Class 1 and Class 2.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date1987-12-30
Available language(s)English, English/French, French
TC/SCTC 7 - Overhead electrical conductorsrss
ICS29.240.20 - Power transmission and distribution lines
29.060.10 - Wires
Stability date  2022
File size1238 KB

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