Electrical Power Cables as Applied to Mining Projects

CIM Bulletin, 1969

C. F. STARR, Manager, General Products Engineering, Canada Wire and Cable Co. Limited, Toronto, Ontario

This paper deals with the various types of cable in use in mines, with special attention paid to their construction. There will be a few comments regarding the different insulants, jacketing materials and armouring used, depending on their application. Governing standards and the differences therein will also be discussed.
Keywords: Applications, butyl rubber, cross-linked polyethylene, ethylene propylene rubber, neoprene, PVC, Cables, Construction, Materials, Mine, Mines, Power, Rubber, Standards