SPEC 46305

CU Compressed 15kV NLEPR Insulation 133% IL Black LSZH-TP Jacket. MV 105 - Tray Rated - Sunlight Resistant - For Direct Burial

Type MV-105 Single Conductor Copper, 220 Mils No Lead Ethylene Propylene Rubber (NL-EPR) 133% Insulation Level, Tape Shield, Thermoplastic SOLONON® Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH-TP) Jacket, Rated UL. Silicone Free

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:Class B compressed stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8 (Tinned Copper per ASTM B33 optional)
  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. Overall Jacket:Thermoplastic SOLONON® Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH-TP)

Applications and Features:

Southwire’s 15KV cables are suited for use in wet and dry areas, conduits, ducts, troughs, trays, direct burial when installed with a grounding conductor in close proximity that conforms to NEC section 311.36 and 250.4(A)(5), 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 -25°C for cold bend. ST1 (low smoke) Rated for sizes 1/0 and larger. Rated for 1000 lbs./FT maximum sidewall pressure.

Specifications:

  • ASTM B3 Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B8 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • ASTM B33 Standard Specification for Tin-Coated Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B496 Compact Round Concentric-lay-standard copper
  • UL 1072 Medium-Voltage Power Cables
  • UL 1685 FT4-ST1 Vertical-Tray Fire Propagation and Smoke Release Test (1/0 and Larger)
  • UL 1685 Vertical-Tray Fire Propagation and Smoke Release Test
  • ICEA S-93-639 (NEMA WC 74) 5-46 KV Shielded Power Cable
  • ICEA S-93-639 (NEMA WC 74) 5-46 KV Shielded Power Cable
  • ICEA S-97-682 Standard for Shielded Utility Cable Rated for 5 - 46kV
  • IEEE 1202 FT4 Flame Test (70,000) BTU/hr Vertical Tray Test (1/0 and Larger)
  • AEIC CS-8 Specification for extruded dielectric shielded power cables rated for 5 through 46KV (Qualification Test Requirements)
  • NFPA 130 Standard for Fixed Guideway Transit and Passenger Rail Systems (500kcmil & Larger)
  • Made in America: Compliant with both Buy American and Buy America Act (BAA) requirements per 49 U.S.C. § 5323(j) and the Federal Transit Administration Buy America requirements per 49 C.F.R. part 661
  • Sample Print Legend:

    {SQFTG_DUAL} SOUTHWIRE POWER CABLE SOLONON® {UL} X AWG CU 220 MILS NL-EPR SOLONON® 15KV 133% 25%TS MV-105 SUN. RES. {NESC}
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Stock NumberCond. SizeStrand CountDiameter Over ConductorDiameter Over InsulationDiameter Over Insulation ShieldJacket ThicknessApprox. ODCopper WeightApprox. WeightMax Pull TensionMin Bending RadiusConduit Size*
    AWG/KcmilNo. of Strandsinchinchinchmilinchlb/1000ftlb/1000ftlbinchinch
    550788350370.6611.1471.207801.38711771795280016.64.0
    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances
    ◊ Cable marked with this symbol is a standard stock item
    * Conduit size based on 3 phase 40% fill-factor without ground
    Table 2 – Electrical and Engineering Data
    Cond. SizeDC Resistance @ 25°CAC Resistance @ 90°CCapacitive Reactance @ 60HzInductive Reactance @ 60HzZero Sequence ImpedancePositive Sequence ImpedanceShield 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
    3500.0310.0410.0280.0390.386 + j0.2810.042 + j0.0393770390/415550/610
    * Ampacities are based on:
    * For Duct: Table 310.60(C)(77) Detail 1.
    * For Free Air: Table 310.60(C)(69).
    * Inductive impedance is based on non-ferrous conduit with one diameter spacing.
    * Sequence Impedance values are based on Rho Earth Resistivity: 100 Ohm-Meter/1000ft.
    * Capacitive Reactance is between Phase-to-Shield.

    Revision: 1.000.002

    Updated On: Jan. 9, 2024, 6:57 p.m. UTC