SPEC 47821

3/C CU 15KV 100% EPR/CPE RHINOPOWERTM Type MP-GC

Class B Copper conductors, Ethylene Propylene Rubber (EPR) 100% Insulation Level, Copper Tape Shield, Chlorinated Polyethylene (CPE) Jacket with Optional Reflective Stripes

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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:Ethylene Propylene Rubber (EPR) 100% 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, mold cured, single layer, flame resistant, thermosetting Chlorinated Polyethylene (CPE). Alternate jacket colors available
  12. Reflective Stripe:Highly visible reflective stripe embedded into the outer jacket to increase safety and help prevent cable runover (optional, contact your sales representative for part number)

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 3/C COMPACT CU TYPE MP-GC 15000V 100% INS. LEVEL P-07-K140017 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
    57804699270.2681750.6546787451401.882310
    586665991190.2991750.6855787451401.982650
    TBA1/0190.3361750.7224787451402.053000
    586565992/0190.3761750.7623787451402.153460
    TBA3/0190.4231750.8092787451402.264020
    578797994/0190.4751750.86111987451402.404750
    59963599250370.521750.9061/01987451402.505380
    TBA300370.571750.9561/01987451402.646080
    59249799350370.6161751.0022/01987451402.756890
    TBA400370.6591751.0453/01987451402.927870
    TBA450370.71751.0863/01987451403.008470
    58083399500370.7361751.1224/01987451703.109370

    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
    5780469920.1640.2050.0480.044454.00022.6164
    5866659910.1300.1630.0450.043572.00023.8187
    TBA1/00.1040.1300.0410.041722.00024.6215
    586565992/00.0820.1030.0380.040910.00025.8246
    TBA3/00.0650.0810.0350.0381147.00027.1283
    578797994/00.0520.0650.0320.0371446.00028.8325
    599635992500.0440.0550.0300.0361709.00030359
    TBA3000.0370.0460.0280.0352051.00031.7401
    592497993500.0310.0390.0260.0342393.00033438
    TBA4000.0270.0340.0250.0342734.00035473
    TBA4500.0240.0300.0240.0333075.00036504
    580833995000.0220.0280.0230.0333418.00037.2536