Airport Lighting & Control Cable | FAA L-824 Type C | Prysmian/Draka

Compliance and Applications

FAA L-824 Type C (AC 150/5345-7F)
Airport Lighting Equipment Certification Program per AC150/5345-53 Appendix 3 Underground Electrical Cable for Airport Lighting Circuits per spec L-824 ICEA S-96-659 (NEMA WC71)

Single conductor 5000 volt nonshielded power cables suitable for L-824 underground installation for lighting at airports per FAA L-824 Type C and AC 150/5345-53 Appendix 3. They are rated for use at 90°C wet or dry conditions. FAA L-824 cables are suitable for use in conduit, duct, aerial and direct burial installations.

Ordering Codes

Part # Conductor Size Stranding Insulation Thickness in (mm) Approximate Cable O.D. in (mm) Cable Weight Lbs/Mft (Kg/Km)
7 x .0486
7 x .0612
7 x .0772
.110 (2.8)
.110 (2.8)
.110 (2.8)
0.375 (9.53)
0.410 (10.4)
0.460 (11.7)
92 (137)
129 (192)
185 (276)
Optional features include jacketed constructions: 1) Ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) insulation with a PVC jacket, and 2) Ethylene
propylene rubber (EPR) insulation with a CPE jacket.
Information is subject to change without notice. Consult factory for a variety of alternate constructions for specific applications.

Airport-Lighting Control Cable L824


1. Conductors: Soft drawn stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8.
2. Insulation: Crosslinked polyethylene (XLPE) 110 mil thick in accordance with NEC 310-6a and ICEA S-96-659. An optional separator tape under the insulation eases stripping.
3. Surface Marking: The jacket surface shall be printed or indented with: DRAKA CABLETEQ USA-PA TAMAQUA CABLE (AWG SIZE) 5 KV XLP NONSHIELD NONJACKET FAA L-824 TYPE C ETL VERIFIED.

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