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#59648 - 12/12/05 11:04 AM Any preferences on 15KV cable and termination kits?  
Amazingmg  Offline
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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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#59649 - 12/12/05 10:39 PM Re: Any preferences on 15KV cable and termination kits?  
Celtic  Offline
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We generally use 3M products, they seem to be the norm in my area.

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3M™ Terminations

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#59650 - 12/13/05 05:55 AM Re: Any preferences on 15KV cable and termination kits?  
George Corron  Offline
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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.


#59651 - 12/13/05 06:00 AM Re: Any preferences on 15KV cable and termination kits?  
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I personally prefer the Raychem stuff.
But as George mentioned above, there's very little difference.



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