Medium Voltage Cable Terminations 4 - The Effects Of Moisture

By Chris Dodds on 1st November, 2013

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Medium Voltage Cable Terminations 4 - The Effects Of Moisture

 

 

 

In this series of 15 blogs we provide Chapter breakdowns for the Nexans published book, "Medium Voltage Cable Accessories, A Theoretical and Practical Approach".

We now overview Chapter 11: Medium Voltage Cable Terminations 4 - The Effects Of Moisture.

The book covers the installation of medium voltage cable terminations, separable connectors, cable joints and associated equipment such as cable glands and cable cleats.

Great emphasis is placed on failure modes and methods of preventing potential problems in service.

Essential reading for:

  • Lead Electrical Engineers
  • Electrical Project Engineers
  • Principal Electrical Engineers
  • Plant Engineers
  • LV HV EHV Cable Jointers
  • ATEX Inspectors
  • Substation Commissioning Managers
  • LV HV EHV Project Managers
  • Buyers & Procurement Managers
  • SAP's
  • Sales Managers & Engineers

The book is an instant hit with DNO's, IDNO'S, ICP's, MV HV Cable Jointers, Cable Contractors, Utility Cable Jointer Training Schools, Electrical Contractors and Substation Engineers.

Chapter 11: Medium Voltage Cable Terminations 

4 The Effects Of Moisture - From Medium Voltage Cable Accessories

  • 11.1. Introduction
  • 11.2. Formation of a conductive layer on terminations
  • 11.2.1. Clean moisture
  • 11.2.2. Industrially polluted moisture
  • 11.2.3. Coastal moisture
  • 11.2.4. Condensation
  • 11.3. Effect of a conductive layer
  • 11.4. The possible effects of discharges on polluted medium voltage cable terminations
  • 11.4.1. Surface degradation of the outer material of a cable termination
  • 11.4.1.1. Surface tracking
  • 11.4.1.2. Anaerobic tracking
  • 11.4.1.3. Surface erosion
  • 11.4.1.4. Surface flashover
  • 11.5. Sealing of medium voltage cable terminations
  • 11.6. Reducing the effects of surface discharge

Medium Voltage Cable Terminations

Nexans (Euromold) manufacture high voltage Screened Separable Connectors (Elbow & Bolted Tee), Cable Joints & Cable Terminations (Cold Shrink & Heat Shrink), Bushings and Surge Arresters are available to suit 11kV, 33kV and up to 42kV distribution networks.

Medium Voltage Cable Accessories Book Published By Nexans

  • Nexans Cable Joints, Cable Terminations, Screened Separable Connectors - High VoltageFormat: Hardback
  • Extent: 160pp
  • Size: 300x215mm [Nexans 11kV 33kV Cable Jointers Book]
  • ISBN: 978-0-9573785-0-6
  • RRP: £79.99
  • Illustrations: Nexans Power Accessories (UK)
  • Publication Date: March 2013

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