Stranding Classes

Concentric-Lay Conductors

  • Class B - Power Cables
  • Class C - Power Cables, where more flexible stranding than Class B is desired.
  • Class D - Power Cables where extra flexible stranding is desired.

Rope-Lay and Bunch-Stranded Conductors

(Class G and H shall have concentric-lay stranded members and Class I, K, and M shall have bunch stranded members.)

  • Class G - All cables for portable use.
  • Class H - All cables where extreme flexibility is required, such as for use on take-up reels, etc.
Class 14-2 AWG 1-4/0 AWG 250-500 MCM
B 7 19 37
C 19 37 61
D 37 61 91
G 49 133 259
H 133 259 427

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