SPEC 46026

3/C CU 2.4kV 115 EPR AIA PVC MV-105

Type MV-105 Three Conductor Copper, 115 Mils Ethylene Propylene Rubber (EPR) Aluminum Interlocked Armor (AIA), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket

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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:115 Mils Ethylene Propylene Rubber (EPR)
  4. Grounding Conductor:Class B compressed stranded bare copper ground per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8
  5. Filler:Wax paper filler
  6. Binder:Polypropylene tape
  7. Armor:Aluminum Interlocked Armor (AIA)
  8. Overall Jacket:Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

Applications and Features:

Southwire’s 2.4KV 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, 130°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-96-659 (NEMA WC 71) 2001-5000 V Nonshielded Cables
  • IEEE 1202 FT4 Flame Test (70,000) BTU/hr Vertical Tray Test
  • Sample Print Legend:

    SOUTHWIRE [SYMBOL - LIGHTING BOLT] #P# (UL) 3/C [#AWG or #kcmil] CU 115 MILS EPR AIA 2.4KV 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 InsulationGroundJacket Thickness1Approx. ODApprox. WeightMax Pull TensionMin Bending Radius
    AWG/KcmilinchinchNo. x AWGmilinchlb/1000ftlbinch
    89008620.2830.5431 x 6501.4951386159310.5
    TBA10.3220.5821 x 4601.5991675200911.2
    6064671/00.3620.6221 x 4601.6861943253411.8
    5522122/00.4050.6651 x 4601.7782269319412.4
    TBA3/00.4560.7161 x 3601.8892713402713.2
    5522134/00.5120.7721 x 3602.1103310507814.8
    TBA2500.5580.8281 x 3602.2303768600015.6
    5515263500.6610.9311 x 2752.4835007840017.4
    8906455000.7891.0591 x 1752.75967141200019.3
    5522567500.9681.2381 x 0853.16695291800022.2
    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°CInductive Reactance @ 60HzShield Short Circuit Current 6 CyclesAllowable Ampacity Directly Buried 90/105°CAllowable Ampacity In Air 90/105°C
    AWG/KcmilΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftAmpAmpAmp
    20.1620.2030.03715089180/190140/154
    10.1290.1610.03519029200/215160/180
    1/00.1020.1280.03424011230/245185/205
    2/00.0810.1020.03330264260/280215/240
    3/00.0640.0810.03238154295/320250/280
    4/00.0510.0640.03148114335/360285/320
    2500.0430.0540.03156845365/395320/355
    3500.0310.0390.03079583440/475395/440
    5000.0220.0280.028113690530/570485/545
    7500.0140.0200.027170535650/700615/685
    † Ampacities are based on TABLE 310.60(C)(83) 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