SPEC 47818 3/C CU 15KV 100% XLP/PVC RHINOPOWER™ Type MP-GC. MSHA Approved

Class B Copper conductors, Cross-Linked Polyethylene (XLP) 100% Insulation Level, Copper Tape Shield, Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Jacket, 90°C

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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.


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Conductor Ground Wire
No. of Conductors Size (AWG or kcmil) (mm2) No. of Strands Insulation Thickness (mils) (mm) Size (AWG) No. of Strands Nom. OD (mils) (mm) Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) Allowable Ampacity
3 3
7 7
175 4.45
6 6
1880 47.75
2194 3265
3 3
2/0 AWG 2/0 AWG
19 19
2150 54.61
3092 4602
3 3
4/0 AWG 4/0 AWG
19 19
175 4.45
1 1
2400 60.96
3540 5268

Standards & References

  • ASTM B3: 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


  • Conductor: Class B compact stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B496
  • Conductor Shield: Semi-conducting cross-linked copolymer
  • Insulation: Ethylene Propylene Rubber (EPR) 100% Insulation Level
  • Insulation Shield: Strippable semi-conducting cross-linked copolymer
  • Copper Tape Shield: Helically wrapped 5 mil copper tape with 25% overlap
  • Grounding Conductors: Two Class B compressed stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8
  • Ground Check: Class B compressed stranded bare copper per ASTM B3 and ASTM B8 with yellow high strength, polypropylene insulation
  • Filler: Rubber Fillers as needed
  • Reinforcement: Tape and Reinforcing twine applied over the core for improved mechanical integrity and ease of stripping
  • Jacket: Black, mold cured, single layer, flame resistant, thermosetting Chlorinated Polyethylene (CPE). Alternate jacket colors available
  • 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)


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