SPEC 47382

CSA 3/C CU 25KV Type SHD-GC RHINOSHIELDTM CPE Mining Cable 90°C. MSHA Approved

Flexible Copper conductors, EPR 100% Insulation Level, Cu/Nylon Braid Shield, Extra Heavy Duty Two Layer Chlorinated Polyethylene (CPE) Jacket with Optional Reflective Stripes

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:Tin coated, soft drawn, annealed, flexible, rope-lay stranded copper per ASTM B33/B172
  2. Separator Tape:Semi-conducting tape applied between the conductor and insulation to facilitate stripping
  3. Conductor Shield:Semi-conducting cross-linked copolymer
  4. Insulation:Ethylene Propylene Rubber (EPR) 100% Insulation Level
  5. Insulation Shield:Semi-conducting cross-linked copolymer
  6. Shield Separator:Semi-conducting SBR tape applied to the phase insulation with a 50% overlap, adhesive side up
  7. Braid Shield:Tin coated, soft drawn, annealed, copper braid shield (60% minimum coverage), combined with color coded nylon (black, white, red) with a 40% maximum coverage
  8. Ground Check Conductor:Tin coated, soft drawn, annealed, rope stranded, flexible lay copper per ASTM B33/B172 with yellow, high strength, polypropylene insulation
  9. Ground Conductors:Two uninsulated, tin coated, soft drawn, annealed, rope stranded, flexible lay copper per ASTM B33/B172
  10. Tape:SBR tape applied over the cabled core for improved mechanical integrity and ease of stripping
  11. Inner Jacket:Black, mold cured, extra heavy-duty modified integral fill flame resistant, thermosetting Chlorinated Polyethylene
  12. Reinforcement:Reinforcing twine applied between the two jacket layers
  13. Outer Jacket:Black, mold cured, extra heavy-duty, flame resistant, thermosetting Chlorinated Polyethylene (CPE). Other colors available
  14. Reflective Stripe:Highly visible reflective stripe embedded into the outer jacket to increase safety and help prevent cable runover (optional, contact your sales representative for part number)

Applications and Features:

RHINOSHIELDTM Type SHD-GC is a heavy-duty trailing cable where flexibility and maximum protection is required. For use with mobile, reeling, or stationary mining equipment, continuous mining machines, longwall mining systems, and blast hole drillers. It is also an excellent choice for shovels, draglines, dredges, cranes and marine shore-to-ship power supplies, and anytime extra-durable, flexible cable is required. Suitable for continuous submersion in water. Ground check conductor provides fail-safe ground monitoring. Embossed print legend for easy cable identification. Cold Bend and Impact Tested to -50°C.

Specifications:

  • ASTM B33 Standard Specification for Tin-Coated Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B172 Standard Specification for Rope-Lay-Stranded Copper Conductors Having Bunch-Stranded Copper Conductors
  • ICEA S-75-381 Portable and Power Feeder Cables for Use in Mines
  • MSHA Approved
  • Sample Print Legend:

    SOUTHWIRE{R} RHINO{TM} BRAND CABLE XXX AWG CU 3/C EPR TYPE SHD-GC 25000V TC-ER -50{D}C 90{D}C SUN RES {CSA} LL90458 FT1 FT4 FT5 P-07-KA-140005-MSHA
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Cond. SizeCond. NumberCond. StrandsDiameter Over ConductorInsul. ThicknessDiameter Over InsulationGroundGround Check SizeGround Check StrandsGround Check Insulation ThicknessJacket ThicknessApprox. ODApprox. Weight
    AWG/KcmilNo.No.inchmilinchNo. x AWGAWGNo.milmilinchlb/1000ft
    133850.3552600.9412 x 58168452652.955,000
    1/032730.3852600.9712 x 48168452653.055,530
    2/033240.4202601.0062 x 38168452803.206,280
    3/034180.5062601.0922 x 28168452803.337,000
    4/035320.5772601.1632 x 12308601653.506450
    25036080.6102601.1962 x 1/06133602953.548,630
    35038550.7202601.3062 x 2/06133602953.8510,710
    500312210.9002601.4862 x 4/06133603104.2513,800
    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°CCapacitive ReactanceInductive ReactanceWorking TensionMin Bending RadiusAllowable Ampacity In Air 90°C
    AWG/KcmilΩ/1000ftΩ/1000ftMΩ*1000ftΩ/1000ftlbinchAmp
    10.1330.1660.0460.05357223.6191
    1/00.1110.1390.0440.05072224.4218
    2/00.0850.1060.0430.04791025.6249
    3/00.0670.0840.0410.042114726.6286
    4/00.0530.0660.0390.038144628.0327
    2500.0450.0560.0380.036170928.3360
    3500.0320.0400.0360.032239330.8438
    5000.0230.0290.0340.027341834.0481
    * Inductive impedance is based on non-ferrous conduit with one diameter spacing.

    Revision: 1.000.001

    Updated On: Nov. 17, 2023, 6:09 p.m. UTC