SPEC 46321

CU Compact 15kV NLEPR Insulation 100% IL Black SIM-PVC Jacket. MV 105 - Tray Rated - Sunlight Resistant - For Direct Burial

Type MV-105 Single Conductor Compact Copper, 175 Mils No Lead Ethylene Propylene Rubber (NL-EPR) 100% Insulation Level, Tape Shield, SIMpull® Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket, Dual Rated UL/CSA

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Construction:

  1. Conductor:Class B compact stranded per ASTM B496
  2. Conductor Shield:Semi-conducting cross-linked copolymer
  3. Insulation:175 Mils No Lead Ethylene Propylene Rubber (NL-EPR) 100% 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: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 when installed with a grounding conductor in close proximity that conforms to NEC section 311.36 and 250.4(A)(5), and where su- perior 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 when UL listed. Rated at -25°C for cold bend and cold impact and marked with "LTDD" when CSA listed or dual UL/CSA listed. PVC jacket is made with SIM technology and has a coefficient of friction COF of 0.2. Cable can be installed in conduit without the aid of lubrication. Rated for 1000 lbs./FT maximum sidewall pressure.

Specifications:

  • ASTM B3 Soft or Annealed Copper Wire
  • ASTM B496 Compact Round Concentric-lay-standard copper
  • UL 1072 Medium-Voltage Power Cables
  • UL 1685 FT4 Vertical-Tray Fire Propagation and Smoke Release Test (1/0 and Larger)
  • CSA C22.2 No.230 Tray Cables - Rated TC-ER (1/0 AWG and Larger)
  • 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 (1/0 and Larger)
  • AEIC CS-8 Specification for extruded dielectric shielded power cables rated for 5 through 46KV (Qualification Test Requirements)
  • 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 SIMpull® POWER CABLE {UL} XXX KCMIL CPT CU 175 MILS NL-EPR 15KV 100% INS LEVEL 25%TS MV-105 SUN. RES. {NESC} PAT www.patentSW.com
    Table 1 – Weights and Measurements
    Cond. SizeStrand CountDiameter Over ConductorDiameter Over InsulationDiameter Over Insulation ShieldJacket ThicknessApprox. ODCopper WeightApprox. WeightMax Pull TensionMin Bending RadiusConduit Size*
    AWG/KcmilNo. of Strandsinchinchinchmilinchlb/1000ftlb/1000ftlbinchinch
    1190.2980.6860.746800.92627359666911.13.0
    All dimensions are nominal and subject to normal manufacturing tolerances
    ◊ Cable marked with this symbol is a standard stock item
    * Strand count meets minimum number per ASTM
    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
    10.1280.1620.0430.0480.533 + j0.4470.162 + j0.0462342175/185225/250
    * NEC ampacities are based on:
    * For Duct: Table 310.60(C)(11) Detail 1.
    * For Free Air: Table 310.60(C)(3).
    * Inductive impedance is based on non-ferrous conduit with one diameter spacing center-to-center.
    * Sequence Impedance values are based on Rho Earth Resistivity: 100 Ohm-Meter/1000ft, Spacing: one diameter spacing center-to-center..
    * Capacitive Reactance is between Phase-to-Shield.

    Revision: 1.000.002

    Updated On: July 3, 2024, 10:13 p.m. UTC