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Published 26 Apr 2018
THORNE & DERRICK are national distributors LV, MV & HV Cable Installation, Jointing, Earthing & Lightning Protection, Substation & Electrical Equipment – we service UK and global businesses involved in cable installations, cable jointing, substation, overhead line and electrical construction at LV, 11kV, 33kV and EHV. Since 1985,...
Published 25 Apr 2018
Product Category: Duct Seals Application: Sealing Extra High Voltage Cables & Ducts Against Water, Gas & Fire Voltage: High Voltage 132kV Sector: Renewable Energy (Wind) Product Installed: Filoseal+, Filoseal+HD and Filoseal+ HD Fire Cable Duct Sealing System Project Information: All 3 types of Filoseal cable duct seal systems were required; original...
Published 25 Apr 2018
uploaded by Chris Dodds - Thorne & Derrick Sales & Marketing Manager Medium Voltage Terminations A Cause For Concern MV HV Application: Electric Arc Furnace Power 48 MVA 13.8kV The heat shrink cable terminations are connecting the 13.8kV high voltage power cable to Siemens Circuit Breakers (3AH2 Type) with vacuum...
Published 24 Apr 2018
uploaded by Chris Dodds T&D Sales & Marketing Manager The Video kindly contributed by Watkins & Jacomb CPC shows the cable jointer using Alroc tools to effectively strip and remove the bonded semicon screen from the XLPE insulated 11kV cable prior to installing heat shrink cable terminations. Alroc...
Published 20 Apr 2018
by Chris Dodds T&D - estimated reading time 3 minutes Sealing Ducts Wildlife induced power outages are increasingly caused by the invasion of rats and rodents into medium/high voltage electricity substations via unsealed and inadequately sealed cable ducts and then gnawing electricity power cables. Filoform FiloSeal+HD is a duct sealing...