SPEC 46402

3/C CU 15kV 220 NLEPR 133% PVC MV-105. Silicone Free

Type MV-105 Three Conductor Copper, 220 Mils No Lead Ethylene Propylene Rubber (NL-EPR) 133% Insulation Level, Tape Shield, Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket, Dual Rated UL/CSA. Silicone Free

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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:Strippable 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:Poly glass tape
  9. 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, aerially supported by a messenger 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
  • CSA C22.2 No.230 Tray Cables - Rated TC-ER
  • CSA C22.2 No. 2556 / UL 2556 Cable Test Methods
  • CSA C68.10 Shielded Power Cables for Commercial and Industrial Applications - 5 to 46 KV
  • ICEA S-93-639 (NEMA WC 74) 5-46 KV Shielded Power Cable
  • 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/CSA) 3/C [#AWG or #kcmil] CU 220 MILS NL-EPR 15KV 133% INS LEVEL 25% TS MV-105 FOR CT USE SUN. RES. TC-ER(CSA) FOR DIRECT BURIAL FT4 YEAR (NESC) [SEQUENTIAL FEET MARKS]
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeDiameter Over ConductorDiameter Over InsulationDiameter Over Insulation ShieldGroundJacket Thickness1Approx. ODApprox. WeightMax Pull TensionMin Bending Radius
    AWG/KcmilinchinchinchNo. x AWGmilinchlb/1000ftlbinch
    95829810.3220.7990.8591 x 41102.1472545200915.0
    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances
    ◊ Cable marked with this symbol is a standard stock item
    1 Comply with ICEA S-93-639 Appendix C for jacket thickness determination
    ^ 750kcmil Stock#: 653562 has a RED outer jacket
    Table 2 – Electrical and Engineering Data
    Cond. SizeDC Resistance @ 25°CAC Resistance @ 90°CCapacitive Reactance @ 60HzInductive Reactance @ 60HzZero Sequence Impedance*Positive Sequence Impedance*Shield Short Circuit Current 6 CyclesAllowable Ampacity In Duct 90/105°CAllowable Ampacity In Air 90/105°C
    AWG/KcmilΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftMΩ*1000ftΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftAmpAmpAmp
    10.1290.1610.0490.0450.535 + j0.4010.162 + j0.0452827170/185185/210
    * Calculations are based on 5 mil 25 % over lapping copper tape shield / Conductor temperature of 90°C / Shield temperature of 45°C / Earth resistivity of 100 ohms-meter
    † Ampacities are based on TABLE 310.60(C)(79) Detail 1. of the 2014 National Electrical Code (20°C Ambient Earth Temperature, Thermal Resistance ROH of 90)
    ‡ Ampacities are based on TABLE 310.60(C)(71) of the 2014 National Electrical Code (40°C Ambient Air Temperature)

    Revision: 3.0.00C