Type Testing Of Medium Voltage Cable Accessories

By Chris Dodds on 1st November, 2013

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Type Testing Of Medium Voltage Cable Accessories

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

Today, we overview Chapter 14: Type Testing Of Medium Voltage Cable Accessories.

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 14: Type Testing Of Medium Voltage Cable Accessories - From Medium Voltage Cable Accessories

  • 14.1. Introduction
  • 14.2. Some qualification tests for accessories
  • 14.2.1. DC withstand
  • 14.2.2. AC dry withstand
  • 14.2.3. AC wet withstand – outdoor terminations only
  • 14.2.4. Partial discharge of MV cable accessories
  • 14.2.5. Impact test – MV cable joints only
  • 14.2.6. Thermal cycling
  • 14.2.7. Impulse voltage withstand
  • 14.2.8. Humidity – indoor MV cable terminations only
  • 14.2.9. Salt fog test – outdoor MV cable terminations only
  • 14.2.10. Immersion test – outdoor MV cable terminations only
  • 14.2.11. Thermal short circuit
  • 14.2.12. Dynamic short circuit
  • 14.2.13. Inspection of medium voltage cable accessories
  • 14.3. Test voltage levels
  • 14.4. Testing medium voltage cable terminations to HD 629/BS 7888 14.5. Testing joints to HD 629/BS 7888
  • 14.6. Testing screened separable connectors
  • 14.7. Limitations of medium voltage type testing

Medium Voltage Cable Accessories - Joints Terminations Connectors

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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