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Published 11 Aug 2020
Written by George Fofeldea Power Engineer, 3M Canada August 2019 Abstract How long can a medium voltage splice last? There are many parameters that help to determine the overall life expectancy of a splice. Of these parameters, there are five key reliability identifiers that give us great insight when...
Published 02 Jun 2020
Electrical Arc Faults Electrical arc fault generated fires can be of up to 2000 Degrees Fahrenheit. That’s more than twice as hot as the temperature of the surface of Venus and enough heat to melt gold. Furthermore, this is more than enough to destroy expensive electrical cables. The resulting...
Published 10 Jan 2019
uploaded by Chris Dodds - Thorne & Derrick Sales & Marketing Manager Repairing Mining Cables This video by 3M Electrical shows how to apply 3M Mining Cable Splice Kits when repairing a damaged cable jacket or sheath. 3M Mining Cable Splice Kits 3100 Series may be used for flexible...
Published 17 Oct 2018
3M HDCW 35/10 Contact us for price, delivery and technical support about 3M HDCW 35/10. Product Group: Heat Shrink Family: Wraparound Heat Shrink Cable Repair Manufacturer: 3M Electrical 3M Description: 3M HDCW Repair 35/10 – 250mm 3M Reference: HDCW 35/1-25 Stock | Non-Stock: Stock – check with Thorne & Derrick 3M...
Published 29 Aug 2018
Image Kind Courtesy : John Perez - Quanta Underground Power Services / A Quanta Company Words : Chris Dodds - Thorne & Derrick Sales & Marketing Manager Cold Shrink The dependability of any proprietary brand of Joint or Termination is dependent upon the skill and competence of the Splicer...