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Applications
Trolley wire is used as an overhead power source for electric railroad locomotives, cranes, light rail transit systems, and underground mining motor cars.

Construction
Single conductor, solid copper, having a hard drawn temper, made in the configurations of : round, grooved, figure 8 or figure 9 deep section. Special alloys available.

Specifications
  • ASTM B-116
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Item #

Nominal
Conductor
Size

Overall
Diameter
Inches
(mm)

Area
Circular

Area
in²
(mm²)

Weight
Per
MFT

Weight
Per
Mile

Weight
Per
Km

Tensile
Strength
Lbs/in²
(kg/mm²)

Resistance
68 º-20 ºC
Per MFT
(ohm)

Resistance
68 º-20 ºC
Per Mile
(ohm)

Resistance
68 º-20 ºC
Per KM
(ohm)

Minimum
Breaking
Strength
Lbs (kg)

F8 1/0 N/A 1/0 AWG N/A .420x.312 (10.7x7.9) N/A 105600 N/A .0829 (53.5) N/A 319.7 Lbs N/A 1687 Lbs N/A 475 kg N/A 51.8 (36.4) N/A .1011 Ω N/A .53381 Ω N/A .33177 Ω N/A 4296 (1949)
F8 2/0 N/A 2/0 AWG N/A .480x.352 (12.2x8.9) N/A 133100 N/A .1045 (67.4) N/A 402.9 Lbs N/A 2127 Lbs N/A 599 kg N/A 50.2 (35.3) N/A .08020 Ω N/A .42346 Ω N/A .26318 Ω N/A 5248 (238)
F8 4/0 N/A 4/0 AWG N/A .600x.450 (15.2x11.1) N/A 211600 N/A .1662 (107.2) N/A 640.5 Lbs N/A 3382 Lbs N/A 953 kg N/A 46.6 (32.8) N/A .05045 Ω N/A .26638 Ω N/A .16556 Ω N/A 7744 (3513)
F8 300 N/A 300 MCM N/A .754x.570 (19.2x14.5) N/A 350100 N/A .2750 (177.4) N/A 1060.0 Lbs N/A 5595 Lbs N/A 1577 kg N/A 42.8 (30.1) N/A .03049 Ω N/A .16099 Ω N/A .10001 Ω N/A 11700 (5339)
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