SPEC 46453

3/C CU 15kV 220 NLEPR 133% AIA PVC MV-105

Type MV-105 Three Conductor Copper, 220 Mils No Lead Ethylene Propylene Rubber (NL-EPR) 133% Insulation Level, Tape Shield, Aluminum Interlocked Armor (AIA), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket. Type MC For Cable Tray Use - Sunlight Resistant

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:Class B compressed stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8
  2. Conductor Shield:Semi-conducting cross-linked copolymer
  3. Insulation:220 Mils No Lead Ethylene Propylene Rubber (NL-EPR) 133% Insulation Level,
  4. Insulation Shield:Stripable semi-conducting cross-linked copolymer
  5. Copper Tape Shield:Helically wrapped 5 mil copper tape with 25% overlap
  6. Grounding Conductor:Class B compressed stranded bare copper ground per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8
  7. Filler:Wax paper filler
  8. Binder:Polypropylene tape
  9. Armor:Aluminum Interlocked Armor (AIA)
  10. Overall Jacket:Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

Applications and Features:

Southwire’s 15KV cables are suited for use in wet and dry areas, conduits, ducts, troughs, trays, direct burial, and where superior electrical properties are desired. These cables are capable of operating continuously at the conductor temperature not in excess of 105°C for normal operation, 140°C for emergency overload, and 250°C for short circuit conditions. Rated at -35°C for cold bend. For uses in Class I and II, Division 2 hazardous locations per NEC Article 501 and 502.Rated for 1000 lbs./FT maximum sidewall pressure.

Specifications:

  • ASTM B3 Standard Specification for Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B8 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • UL 1072 Medium-Voltage Power Cables
  • UL 1685 FT4 Vertical-Tray Fire Propagation and Smoke Release Test
  • ICEA S-93-639 (NEMA WC 74) 5-46 KV Shielded Power Cable & ICEA S-97-682 5-46 KV Utility
  • IEEE 1202 FT4 Flame Test (70,000) BTU/hr Vertical Tray Test
  • AEIC CS-8 Specification for extruded dielectric shielded power cables rated for 5 through 46KV
  • Sample Print Legend:

    SOUTHWIRE [SYMBOL - LIGHTING BOLT] #P# (UL) 3/C [#AWG or #kcmil] CU 220 MILS NL-EPR AIA 15KV 133% INS LEVEL 25% TS MV-105 FOR CT USE SUN. RES. FOR DIRECT BURIAL FT4 YEAR (NESC) [SEQUENTIAL FEET MARKS]
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeDiameter Over ConductorDiameter Over InsulationDiameter Over Insulation ShieldGroundJacket ThicknessApprox. ODApprox. WeightMax Pull TensionMin Bending Radius
    AWG/KcmilinchinchinchNo. x AWGmilinchlb/1000ftlbinch
    55167120.2830.7600.8201 x 6602.2562419159315.8

    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances

    ◊ Cable marked with this symbol is a standard stock item

    Table 2 – Electrical and Engineering Data
    Cond. SizeDC Resistance @ 25°CAC Resistance @ 90°CCapacitive ReactanceInductive ReactanceZero Sequence ImpedancePositive Sequence ImpedanceShield Short Circuit Current 6 CyclesAllowable Ampacity Directly Buried 90/105°CAllowable Ampacity In Air 90/105°C
    AWG/KcmilΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftMΩ*1000ftMΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftAmpAmpAmp
    20.1620.2030.0530.0470.577 + j0.4190.203 + j0.0472700185/200165/185