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We focus on Product CategoriesDuct Seals | Cable Cleats | Cable Glands | Electrical Safety | Arc Flash Protection | Cable Jointing Tools | Cable Pulling | Earthing | Feeder PillarsCable Joints LV | Joints & Terminations MV HV 

We provide guidance and technical support for the installation of LV, MV & HV Cable Joints, Terminations, Substation & Electrical Equipment from our Key Suppliers including:

3M CMP Ellis Patents
Nexans Euromold Elastimold Pfisterer
Prysmian Alroc CSD
Roxtec CATU Electrical Cembre
Lucy Zodion ABB Emtelle

MV HV Cables 11kV 33kV

With Photo Blog contributions from our social network of utility professionals, linesmen and cable jointers working on MV HV EHV cables and overhead lines typically at 11kV, 33kV, 66kV and up to 132kV.

Joints Terminations Connectors - Nexans Euromold Pfisterer 3M

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Arc Flash Clothing | Customer Testimonial | Utility Cable Ploughing

Published 01 Dec 2020

Arc Flash Clothing | Customer Testimonial | Utility Cable Ploughing

“As our last line of defence ATP Cable Plough have selected ProGARM arc flash clothing distributed by Thorne & Derrick to protect our utility workers when cable ploughing, trenching and excavating in the vicinity of live electrical cables. With a lifetime seam guarantee their arc clothing is purpose built with...

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DRAFT – Challenges With Aging Electrical Infrastructure By G&W Electric

Published 27 Nov 2020

DRAFT – Challenges With Aging Electrical Infrastructure By G&W Electric

Electric Power Solutions Challenges With Aging Electrical Infrastructure The following Whitepaper written by G&W Electric and presented by Thorne & Derrick International, based in the UK, discusses the challenges that are encountered with aging electrical infrastructure with emphasis on insights into the planning, design and execution of a major...

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LS 220kV Cross Bonded Joint XLPE 2500sqmm Copper

Published 25 Nov 2020

LS 220kV Cross Bonded Joint XLPE 2500sqmm Copper

Meet Richie Rice Competent Master Craftsman | EHV Jointer Richie Rice has a wealth of experience in the EHV Cable Sector and is expert and advanced skilled working on XLPE, HVDC Light XLPE, Oil/Gas Filled Cable Systems from Jointing & Terminating to VLF/ Sheath Testing. Certified from some of...

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Animal Contact Ground Fault Cable Failure & Repair | 15kV Potheads

Published 24 Nov 2020

Animal Contact Ground Fault Cable Failure & Repair | 15kV Potheads

Images Courtesy: Doug Page | Work Methods and Training Instructor, EHV and HV Cable Splicer, Environmental Health Technician at Hydro One. Cable Splicer: Jeff Silliphant This sequence of striking photographs documents the replacement of G&W Electric Co. 2000 MCM 15kV potheads following catastrophic animal damage. The damaged medium voltage...

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What Is Electrical Stress?

Published 24 Nov 2020

What Is Electrical Stress?

This article was originally posted in February 2016 to our mothballed website, www.cablejoints.co.uk Electrical Stress Today, we received a surprising email from Douglas Page. Doug would not admit it but he is an acknowledged expert in the jointing and termination of EHV cables. Yes, you are Doug. Doug has...

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