SPEC 47832

3/C CU 25KV 100% XLP/PVC RHINOPOWERTM Type MP-GC

Class B Copper conductors, XLP 100% Insulation Level, Copper Tape Shield, Polyvinyl Chlo- ride (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% 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 25000V 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
    TBA270.2682600.8246787451402.343300
    TBA1190.2992600.8555787451402.423660
    TBA1/0190.3362600.8924787451402.514080
    TBA2/0190.3762600.9323787451402.604580
    TBA3/0190.4232600.9792787451402.715200
    TBA4/0190.4752601.03111987451402.896100
    TBA250370.522601.0761/01987451402.996790
    TBA300370.572601.1261/01987451703.107500
    TBA350370.6162601.1722/01987451703.218360
    TBA400370.6592601.2153/01987451703.339310
    TBA450370.72601.2563/01987451703.429980
    TBA500370.7362601.2924/01987451703.5010880

    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
    TBA20.1640.2050.0730.049454.00028.1168
    TBA10.1300.1630.0690.047572.00029191
    TBA1/00.1040.1300.0640.046722.00030.1218
    TBA2/00.0820.1030.0590.044910.00031.2249
    TBA3/00.0650.0810.0550.0421147.00032.5286
    TBA4/00.0520.0650.0510.0411446.00034.7326
    TBA2500.0440.0550.0470.0401709.00035.9360
    TBA3000.0370.0460.0440.0392051.00037.2402
    TBA3500.0310.0390.0420.0382393.00038.5439
    TBA4000.0270.0340.0400.0372734.00040473
    TBA4500.0240.0300.0380.0363075.00041504
    TBA5000.0220.0280.0370.0363418.00042536