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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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MV Heat Shrink Cable Terminations Can Fail Despite Passing VLF Tests

Published 08 Nov 2017

MV Heat Shrink Cable Terminations Can Fail Despite Passing VLF Tests

by Chris Dodds T&D - estimated reading time 5 minutes OVERVIEW 0.1 Hz VLF test and IMCORP’s Factory Grade® technology are compared side-by-side at utility solar site CHALLENGE VLF test passes cables, but cable terminations were still failing RESULTS Based on distribution system experience, utility uses IMCORP’s Factory Grade®...

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NPG Northern Power Grid Cable Protection & Tapes & Covers (LV MV HV)

Published 07 Nov 2017

NPG Northern Power Grid Cable Protection & Tapes & Covers (LV MV HV)

Northern PowerGrid Tile Tape & Stokbord Covers Northern Powergrid, NPG, are a UK Distribution Network Operator distributing low and high voltage electricity covering North East England, –  we overview current NPG recommendations and specifications for Cable Protection Tapes & Covers using Tile Tape and Stokbord products. This should assist LV-HV Cable Jointing, Installation...

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Cutting 11kV Cables Using Cembre Battery Cable Cutting Tools

Published 23 Oct 2017

Cutting 11kV Cables Using Cembre Battery Cable Cutting Tools

by Chris Dodds T&D - estimated reading time 5 minutes   Product Category: Cable Cutting Tools Featured Manufacturer: Cembre Cable Cutting Tool Model: Cembre B-TC950 Cordless Hydraulic Cutting Tool Contributed By: Watkins and Jacomb Construction Power & Consultancy WJCPC are specialist LV HV Cable Jointing contractors with over 20 years experience...

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