Stokbord Cable Covers – 33kV Cable Protection For Underground MV-HV Cable Trench

Stokbord Cable Covers – 33kV Cable Protection For Underground MV-HV Cable Trench

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Stokbord Covers

Cable Protection MV HV | 11KV 33Kv

Protection for Underground Power Cables | Medium & High Voltages

Stokbord Cable Covers from Centriforce provide heavy duty, high impact, underground cable protection for fibre optic, low voltage, high voltage (11kV, 22kV, 33kV, 66kV) and extra high voltage (132kV-400kV) power cable networks.

Manufactured from high impact 100% recycled polyethylene sheet, Stokbord cable covers provide high visibility and easy installation making them the preferred specification for UK and international utility protection applications, particularly those involving high voltage cable protection.

The cable covers are available in a range of distinctive colours and feature bold warning text to ensure that they are visible during maintenance and construction projects – optional colours and preferred text sizes are available when placing an order, with personalised text options also possible but dependent on minimum order quantities. Contact T&D for more information.

Not only are Stokbord Cable Covers highly visible and able to withstand large impacts, they are also waterproof and rot proof regardless of acidic or alkaline soil types. Cable covers are fully jointed, laid overlapped and held firm with plastic jointing pegs – a direct replacement for concrete cable covers and steel plate.

Stokbord Covers

Stokbord cable covers are utility protection tiles approved and specified by international energy and electricity providers. Cable covers are highly visible and prevent damage to buried high voltage cables and other services including gas, water and telecoms.

Stokbord Covers | Protection for Medium & High Voltage Underground Cables

  • Proven high impact resistance – underground plastic cable covers which do not shatter on impact by inadvertent cable strikes
  • Clear visual warnings – colour choices and with text to alert civil engineering contractors working on digging machines around cables
  • Utility Approved Stokbord – high quality underground cable protection tiles manufactured to industry specification ENA TS 12-23
  • Industry approved – specified and approved by UK DNOs and National Grid | MV & HV
  • Internationally approved – conforms to internationally recognised standards (e.g. BS 2484) with global electricity authority approvals
  • Long lasting – rot-resistant and chemically inert cable protection tiles, long service life for medium/high voltage cable protection
  • Customisable –  available in a variety of colours and with personalised text subject to minimum order quantity being received

Stokbord Covers | Protection for Medium & High Voltage Underground Cables

Stokbord Covers Specifications & Approvals

Organisation Cable Protection Specification Stokbord Cover Type A Stokbord Cover Type B
ENA Technical Specification ENA-TS-12-23 Issue 3 Class 1
ENA Technical Specification ENA-TS-12-23 Issue 3 Class 2
National Grid Technical Specification TS 3.05.07
SP Energy Networks (SPEN) CAB-0-038 Issue No.3
Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks (SSE) LCP Underground Transmission Cable Specification Rev 03
Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks (SSE) SP_NET-CAB-441 Rev 01
British Standard BS 50520-2009
PAS (Publicly Available Specification) PAS 256:2017
Northern Powergrid (NPG) NPS/002/003 Version 6
Electricity Northwest (ENWL) Electricity Specification 400TT1 Issue 1
Western Power Distribution (WPD) Engineering Specification EE SPEC: 120

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Stokbord Cable Covers

Selection Table

There are many benefits of recycled plastic cable covers compared to traditional steel and concrete cable covers / tiles / plates:

Stokbord Cable Cover Length Cable Cover Width
1000mm 450mm
1000mm 300mm
1000mm 244mm
1000mm 152mm
Stokbord Cable Covers – 33kV Cable Protection For Underground MV-HV Cable Trench

Stokbord cover utility protection tiles are manufactured from high impact resistant recycled polyethylene. They can withstand damage from both hand tools and mechanical plant, plus they do not shatter on impact.

Stokbord Drum

Stokbord Drum delivers heavy-duty utility cable protection in a single material strip, allowing operatives to install MV HV cable protection directly into the trench without needing to set foot into it. Centriforce wind their protection material directly onto an industrial reel which allows users to unroll the material into application, providing significant health and safety benefits alongside major time and cost savings.

  • Ease and speed of installation – up to 30x faster to install than traditional plastic Stokbord cable covers
  • Significant reduction in manual handling costs on site
  • Supports Health & Safety on-site
  • Removes the need for workers to set foot in the cable trench
  • Reduced risk of injury and accidents in cable trenches

A Cost-Effective Solution for Plastic Cable Cover Protection

Stokbord Cable Covers offer a variety of benefits which are not available with traditional concrete underground utility and cable protection solutions. One of the most obvious benefits are the cost saving, with Stokbord Cable Covers helping to reduce both transportation and handling costs in comparison to concrete cable protection solutions. It is also far more visible when applied thanks to the bright colours that it our plastic cable cover available in.

Stokbord Cable Covers are supplied in the form of individual cable protection tiles which are designed to be easy to install for operators. This not only reduces the time required to apply the necessary levels of underground cable protection cover at the start of each project but also improves safety levels by during the time spent by workers in potentially hazardous trenches on-site.

These benefits are available without compromising on strength, with Stokbord Cable Cover undergoing significant impact testing to prove its practicality. Centriforce offers variations manufactured to conform to specifications laid out by the UK Distribution Network Operators (DNO’s) and the National Grid.

Stokbord Cable Protection Tiles for HV Power Cables

Stokbord Cable Protection Tiles for HV Power Cables

Stokbord® Cover is manufactured from post-consumer and post-industrial recycled plastic.

Stokbord® Cover is manufactured from post-consumer and post-industrial recycled plastic | Protection for MV HV Cables 11kV 33kV

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