SPEC 47802

3/C CU 5KV 100% & 133% XLP/PVC RHINOPOWERTM Type MP-GC

Class B Copper conductors, Cross-Linked Polyethylene (XLP) 100% & 133% Insulation Level, Copper Tape Shield, Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket, 90°C

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:Class B compact stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B496
  2. Conductor Shield:Semi-conducting cross-linked copolymer
  3. Insulation:Cross-Linked Polyethylene (XLP), 100% and 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. Ground Check:Class B compressed stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8 with yellow high strength, polypropylene insulation
  7. Grounding Conductors:Two Class B compressed stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8
  8. Filler:Rubber Fillers as needed
  9. Tape:Polyester tape, applied over the cable core for improved mechanical integrity and ease of stripping
  10. Reinforcement:Reinforcing twine applied over the taped core
  11. Jacket:Black, single layer, flame resistant, thermoplastic Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC). Alternate colors available

Applications and Features:

RHINOPOWERTM Type MP-GC mine power feeder cable is a heavy-duty power cable for use in stationary horizontal HV mine power distribution circuits, for permanent or semi-portable applications with power transmission in deep mines, surface mines, open pits, tunnels, in conduit or duct (not to exceed max rated voltage), and suitable for direct burial in wet or dry locations. For vertical drop requirements consult with factory application specialist.

Specifications:

  • ASTM B3 Standard Specification for Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B8 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • ASTM B496 Compact Round Concentric-lay-standard copper
  • ICEA S-75-381 Portable and Power Feeder Cables for Use in Mines
  • MSHA Approved
  • Sample Print Legend:

    SOUTHWIRE (R) RHINOTM BRAND CABLE # AWG COMPACT CU 3/C TYPE MP-GC 5000V 100% INS. LEVEL 90°C P-07-K130025 MSHA
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeCond. StrandsDiameter Over ConductorInsul. ThicknessDiameter Over InsulationGround SizeGround StrandsGround Check SizeGround Check StrandsGround Check Insulation ThicknessJacket ThicknessApprox. ODApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo.inchmilinchAWGNo.AWGNo.milmilinchlb/1000ft
    TBA670.169900.385107107301101.21980
    57727699470.213900.4298787451101.321290
    58082799270.268900.4846787451101.451710
    592868991190.299900.5155787451101.531990
    584648991/0190.336900.5524787451101.632360
    TBA2/0190.376900.5923787451101.742800
    TBA3/0190.423900.6392787451401.883380
    577703014/0190.475900.69111987451402.004040
    TBA250370.52900.7361/01987451402.134700
    TBA300370.57900.7861/01987451402.255330
    TBA350370.616900.8322/01987451402.356090
    TBA400370.659900.8753/01987451402.456900
    TBA450370.7900.9163/01987451402.557510
    57816299500370.736900.9524/01987451402.648370

    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
    Stock NumberCond. SizeDC Resistance @ 25°CAC Resistance @ 90°CCapacitive ReactanceInductive ReactanceWorking TensionMin Bending RadiusAllowable Ampacity In Air 90°C
    AWG/KcmilΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftMΩ*1000ftMΩ/1000ftlbinchAmp
    TBA60.4170.5210.0540.044179.00014.593
    5772769940.2620.3280.0460.041285.00015.8122
    5808279920.1640.2050.0390.038454.00017.4159
    5928689910.1300.1630.0350.037572.00018.4184
    584648991/00.1040.1300.0320.035722.00019.6211
    TBA2/00.0820.1030.0300.034910.00020.9243
    TBA3/00.0650.0810.0270.0331147.00022.6279
    577703014/00.0520.0650.0240.0321446.00024321
    TBA2500.0440.0550.0230.0311709.00025.6355
    TBA3000.0370.0460.0210.0312051.00027398
    TBA3500.0310.0390.0200.0302393.00028.2435
    TBA4000.0270.0340.0180.0302734.00029.4470
    TBA4500.0240.0300.0180.0293075.00030.6502
    578162995000.0220.0280.0170.0293418.00031.7539