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Any preferences on 15KV cable and termination kits? #59648
12/12/05 11:04 AM
12/12/05 11:04 AM
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Amazingmg  Offline OP
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Florida, USA
Just wondering if anyone has any experiences to pass on regarding pro and cons of different types of 15KV cable and/or terminations.

I have to spec and install some. Customer spec is long but actually very generic. 133% shield is required. Cu conductor. EPR and CCLP insulation are mentioned. Overall jackets listed are chlorosulphonated polyethylene, neoprene or polyvinyl chloride.

A PE is involved but I have some input....

Feeders will be underground in conduit through manholes. Terminating in transformers/switches above ground.

Anyone?

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Re: Any preferences on 15KV cable and termination kits? #59649
12/12/05 10:39 PM
12/12/05 10:39 PM
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Celtic  Offline
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Posts: 361
NJ
We generally use 3M products, they seem to be the norm in my area.

http://tinyurl.com/b3zmn
3M™ Terminations

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Re: Any preferences on 15KV cable and termination kits? #59650
12/13/05 05:55 AM
12/13/05 05:55 AM
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George Corron  Offline
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Lorton, Va USA
I prefer the 3M, but a lot of guys I work with prefer the Raychem. Ultimately I don't think it makes enough difference to argue about.

Re: Any preferences on 15KV cable and termination kits? #59651
12/13/05 06:00 AM
12/13/05 06:00 AM
Trumpy  Offline

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Posts: 8,253
SI,New Zealand
I personally prefer the Raychem stuff.
But as George mentioned above, there's very little difference.


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