Medium Voltage Cable Joints - An Overview

By Chris Dodds on 1st November, 2013

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Medium Voltage Cable Joints - An Overview

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 overview Chapter 12: Medium Voltage Cable Joints An Overview.

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 12: Medium Voltage Cable Joints An Overview - From Medium Voltage Cable Accessories

  • 12.1. Introduction
  • 12.2. Connecting the medium voltage conductors
  • 12.2.1. Crimped connectors
  • 12.2.2. Mechanical connectors
  • 12.3. The elimination of air from critical areas
  • 12.3.1. Stress relieving tape
  • 12.3.2. Faraday Cage
  • 12.4. Stress control in medium voltage cable joints
  • 12.4.1. Geometric type – a) push on cable joints
  • 12.4.2. Geometric type – b) cold shrink cable joints
  • 12.4.3. High permittivity
  • 12.5. Thickness of insulation
  • 12.6. Sealing the medium voltage joint
  • 12.6.1. The one piece cable joint
  • 12.6.2. The multi layered cable joint
  • 12.7. Earthing medium voltage cable joints
  • 12.7.1. Single core cable joints
  • 12.7.2. Three core cable joint earth
  • 12.8. Mechanical strength
  • 12.9. Hybrid cable joints
  • 12.9.1. Moulded Faraday Cage over connector
  • 12.9.2. Shrink tubes and resin combination

Medium Voltage Cable Accessories

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

DetailsNexans Cable Joints, Cable Terminations, Screened Separable Connectors - High Voltage
Format: 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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