SPEC 47381

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:Non-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)
  5. Insulation Shield:Strippable semi-conducting cross-linked copolymer
  6. Braid Shield:Tin coated, soft drawn, annealed, copper braid shield (60% minimum coverage), combined with colour coded nylon (Black, Blue, Red) with a 40% maximum coverage
  7. Ground Conductor:Two uninsulated, tin coated, soft drawn, annealed, rope stranded, flexible lay copper per ASTM B33/B172
  8. Ground Check Conductor:Tin coated, soft drawn, annealed, rope stranded, flexible lay copper per ASTM B33/B172 with high strength yellow, polypropylene insulation
  9. Filler:Rubber fillers as needed
  10. Reinforcement:Reinforcing twine applied over core
  11. Inner Jacket:Black, mold cured, extra heavy-duty integral fill, flame resistant, thermosetting Chlorinated Polyethylene (CPE)
  12. Outer Jacket:Black, mold cured, extra heavy-duty, flame resistant, thermosetting Chlorinated Polyethylene (CPE). Alternate jacket colors available
  13. 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 ex- cellent 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) RHINOTM BRAND CABLE # AWG CU 3/C EPR TYPE SHD-GC 25000V -50°C 90°C P-07-KA140005 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
    TBA133850.3552600.94151338168452652.955,000
    TBA1/032730.3852600.97142598168452653.055,530
    TBA2/033240.4202601.00632598168452803.206,280
    TBA3/034180.5062601.09223088168452803.337,000
    5990324/035320.5772601.16313852308601653.506450
    TBA25036080.6102601.1961/02736133602953.548,630
    TBA35038550.7202601.3062/03246133602953.8510,710
    TBA500312210.9002601.4864/05326133603104.2513,800
    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
    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
    TBA130.1330.1660.0460.05357223.6191
    TBA1/030.1110.1390.0440.05072224.4218
    TBA2/030.0850.1060.0430.04791025.6249
    TBA3/030.0670.0840.0410.042114726.6286
    5990324/030.0530.0660.0390.038144628.0327
    TBA25030.0450.0560.0380.036170928.3360
    TBA35030.0320.0400.0360.032239330.8438
    TBA50030.0230.0290.0340.027341834.0481
    † Ampacity based on ICEA S-75-381 Table H-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