Resin Cable Joint
3M LVI-1/8 Scotchcast resin cable joints for cable splicing or jointing multi-core cables (armoured and unarmoured) with conductors 185sqmm-400sqmm.
3M LVI-1/8 joint kit sELECTION
- Max. Cable Outside Diameter – 90mm
- Single Core Cable – N/A
- 2 Core Cable BS5467 XLPE/SWA Armoured/PVC or LSF – 300-400sqmm
- 3 Core Cable BS5467 XLPE/SWA Armoured/PVC or LSF – 240-400sqmm
- 4 Core Cable BS5467 XLPE/SWA Armoured/PVC or LSF – 185-300sqmm
- Cable Voltage 600/1000V ( up to 3.3kV)
➡ The following Selection Tables enable the specification of 3M LVI-1/8 cable joints.
Application: To joint standard polymeric cables (XLPE EPR) in straight inline configuration using 3M LVI-1/8:
|3M Cable Joint Kit – LVI||Cable Conductor Cross Sectional Area (mm²)||Max Cable OD (mm)|
|Single Core||2 Core||3 Core||4 Core|
Application: To transition joint polymeric cables (XLPE EPR) to PILC (paper insulated lead covered) cables using 3M LVI-1/8:
|3M Cable Joint||Cable Cross Sectional Area (mm²)||Max Cable OD (mm)||Additional 3M Parts Required|
|1 Core||2 Core||3 Core||4 Core||3M Constant Force Spring CFS||3M Scotch VM 2210 Tape||3M Scotch 23 Tape|
|3M LVI-1/8||N/A||300-400||240-400||185-300||77||P65||Qty 2||19mm x 9m|
Reliable range-taking cable jointing with foam seals adapted to cable diameter
Wrap-around cable joint reduces risk of resin spillages or leaks improving safety
Safest integrated resin delivery reduces risk of skin contact or vapour inhalation by jointer
Marine & Offshore Cables
3M LVI-1/8 resin joint also suitable for tinned annealed stranded copper conductors, ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) insulated, low smoke, zero halogen (LSZH) bedding, galvanised steel wire braid armour, low smoke, zero halogen (LSZH) outersheath. 600/1000 volts grade to BS6883 & IEE92-3 – hazardous area cable joints also available.
3M LVI-1/8 cable joint includes: transparent hinged mould joint body, Scotchcast 470W resin pack, armour continuity braids, 3M constant force springs, 3M Scotch 23 self-amalgamating tape and jointing installation instructions.
3M LVI-1/8 Scotchcast Low Voltage Resin Joint Shell Dimensions
Dimensions for 3M LVI-1/8 cable joint with joint shell measurements:
|Kit Size 3M LVI-1/8||3M Scotchcast Resin Cable Joint Body Dimensions||Min-Max Accepted
Cable Diameter (mm)
|Li (mm)||L (mm)||Ø ID (mm)||Hs (mm)||H (mm)||B (mm)||D (mm)||E (mm)|
How Scotchcast Resin Bags Work
|1. Open the foil outer pack||2. Pull apart the partition seal||3. Mix two resins thoroughly||4. Ensure all resin is freed from all corners||5. Mix thoroughly again||6. Activate nozzle and pour resin|
➡ More: Cable Joints Armoured Cables.