SPEC 47812

3/C CU 8KV 100% XLP/PVC RHINOPOWERTM Type MP-GC

Class B Copper conductors, Cross-Linked Polyethylene (XLP) 100% 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% 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 8000V 100% INS. LEVEL 90°C P-07-K130025 MSHA
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeCond. NumberCond. StrandsDiameter Over ConductorInsul. ThicknessDiameter Over InsulationGround SizeGround StrandsGround Check SizeGround Check StrandsGround Check Insulation ThicknessJacket ThicknessApprox. ODApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo.No.inchmilinchAWGNo.AWGNo.milmilinchlb/1000ft
    TBA6370.1691150.435107107301101.331130
    TBA4370.2131150.4798787451101.431440
    571724992370.2681150.5346787451101.551850
    TBA13190.2991150.5655787451101.652170
    TBA1/03190.3361150.6024787451101.752550
    569949992/03190.3761150.6423787451401.883040
    TBA3/03190.4231150.6892787451402.003600
    569948994/03190.4751150.74111987451402.124270
    TBA2503370.521150.7861/01987451402.254950
    TBA3003370.571150.8361/01987451402.355560
    TBA3503370.6161150.8822/01987451402.466350
    TBA4003370.6591150.9253/01987451402.577190
    TBA4503370.71150.9663/01987451402.667790
    587657995003370.7361151.0024/01987451402.758660
    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. SizeCond. NumberDC Resistance @ 25°CAC Resistance @ 90°CCapacitive ReactanceInductive ReactanceWorking TensionMin Bending RadiusAllowable Ampacity In Air 90°C†
    AWG/KcmilNo.Ω/1000ftΩ/1000ftMΩ*1000ftMΩ/1000ftlbinchAmp
    TBA630.4170.5210.0620.046179.0001693
    TBA430.2620.3280.0530.043285.00017.2122
    57172499230.1640.2050.0450.040454.00018.6159
    TBA130.1300.1630.0420.039572.00019.8184
    TBA1/030.1040.1300.0380.037722.00021211
    569949992/030.0820.1030.0350.036910.00022.6243
    TBA3/030.0650.0810.0320.0351147.00024279
    569948994/030.0520.0650.0290.0341446.00025.4321
    TBA25030.0440.0550.0270.0331709.00027355
    TBA30030.0370.0460.0250.0322051.00028.2398
    TBA35030.0310.0390.0230.0312393.00029.5435
    TBA40030.0270.0340.0220.0312734.00030.8470
    TBA45030.0240.0300.0210.0303075.00031.9502
    5876579950030.0220.0280.0200.0303418.00033536
    † Ampacity based on ICEA S-75-381 Table I-1 and is for a single isolated cable in air operated with an open-circuited shield at an ambient temperature of 40°C and a conductor temperature of 90°C

    Revision: 3.0.00M