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Tubing Encapsulated Cable

Tubing Encapsulated Cable

Summary of tubewire options.

Application

TEC wire provides an electrical connection between the tool string and the wellhead. The TEC wire comes in ¼” and 1/8” OD and has a number of options for insulation, armor and encapsulation.

Encapsultion
Wire SizeEncapsulation SizeMaterial
1/8" OD0.25" RoundPolypropylene - Standard
Santoprene
Rislan - Diesel Protection
1/4" OD11mm x 11mmPolypropylene - Standard
Santoprene
Rislan - Diesel Protection
0.375” RoundPolypropylene - Standard
Santoprene
Rislan - Diesel Protection


Armor
Wire SizeTypeWall ThicknessPressure
1/8" OD316SS0.024” Triple Tube20,000 psi
Inconel 825
1/4" OD316SS0.028”17,500 psi
0.035”25,000 psi
0.049”32,500 psi
Inconel 8250.028”20,000 psi
0.035”27,500 psi
0.049”35,000 psi


Insulation
Wire SizeTypeMaximum Temperature
1/8” ODTeflon200°C
1/4” ODHalar E100°C
Halar P150°C
Teflon200°C


Conductor
Wire SizeGauge
1/8” OD22 AWG
18 AWG
16 AWG
1/4” OD18 AWG
16 AWG


Tensile Strength
ODMaterialWallBurst Pressure0.2% YSUTS.
0.125 inI8250.22 in31,496 psi676 lb1,068 lb
0.125SS3160.2231,496
6411,068
0.25I8250.02820,2831,8512,929
0.25
I8250.03525,0002,2463,546
0.25
I8250.04935,3172,9394,641
0.25
SS3160.02820,2831,7582,929
0.25
SS3160.03525,0002,1283,546
0.25
SS3160.04935,3172,7854,641
Tubing Encapsulated Cable