Covered line Wire is used primarily for overhead secondary distribution lines. It is not an electrically insulated conductor and is treated as bare conductor when installed.
The code words as given apply to conventional polyethylene line wire.
Operation Temperature of products
Standards:ASTM B230, B231, B232, B399, ICEA S-61-402 and S-66-52
stranded aluminum wires (AAC)
stranded aluminum alloy wires (AAAC)
stranded aluminum conductor steel reinforced (ACSR)
black thermosetting cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE)
thermoplastic low density polyethylene (LDPE)
thermoplastic high density polyethylene (HDPE)