3M 91-NBA Scotchcast Resin Cable Joints (470W Resin) – Unarmoured Cables

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3M 91-NBA Scotchcast Resin Cable Joints (470W Resin) - Unarmoured Cables

3M 91-NBA Scotchcast Resin Cable Joints (470W Resin) – Unarmoured Cables

cABLE JOINTS FOR LV POWER CABLES

3M 91-NBA Scotchcast resin cable joint kits are designed to be used for 1-core up to 5-core non shielded polymeric low voltage unarmoured energy cables.

3M 91-NBA Scotchcast cable joints incorporate electrical insulation and mechanical protection and are compatible with both compression connectors (crimp) or mechanical shearbolt connectors for conductor jointing of copper or aluminium cores.

Jointing kits can be used for indoor and outdoor, underground direct burial and submerged applications in non-hazardous area locations – straight and transition joints (jointing dissimilar cable insulation types) including EPR, XLPE and PILC cable are available.

3M Scotchcast hazardous area cable joints are available for jointing power, pilot and instrumentation cables in Zone 1 and Zone 2 potentially explosive atmospheres – a complete range of cable joints utilising Cold Shrink technology are available for safe installation in hazardous area workplaces (HAZLOC).

Cable Joints

Resin cable joints suitable for Unarmoured Power Cables including NYY type for power and control wiring where mechanical protection is not required. When NYY cables are required to comply with the UK wiring regulations BS7671 for burial in the ground, they require installation in a conduit or cable duct to provide protection against mechanical damage.

3M 91-NBA Scotchcast Resin Cable Joints (470W Resin) features

  • Scotchcast resin 470W in transparent two chamber bags with integrated 3M Closed Mixing and Pouring (CMP) system
  • One part translucent cable joint mould body/shell with snap-fit closing system for quick and easy handling of jointing resin
  • Pre-cut foam cable sealing elements to provide reliable sealing to the 3M mould body without tooling for all cable application diameters
  • Closure cap to prevent pollution
  • Cable joints rated up to 3.3kV unscreened cables with kit modifications
  • Scotch 23 self-amalgamating electrical tape included
  • Armour earth connection component kits for steel wire armoured/braided cables
  • Cable connectors included (joint kit sizes 2 and 3 only)
  • Detailed cable joint installation instruction

3M Cable Joint

3m Cable Joint description – 91-NBA

3M Scotchcast Resin Cable Joints

Scotchcast Joints – Safe & Reliable Resins

3M Scotchcast 91-NBA resin inline or straight cable joint kits are supplied with a one part translucent mould body for simple and easy handling. Distances inside the cable joint body can be checked easily.

All necessary dimensions, including kit application range, cable preparation are given in the detailed jointing instruction.

The two foam sealing elements can be adapted to the required cable diameter by removing the pre-cut adapter rings.

Scotchcast resin 470W is delivered in a two chamber bag with integrated spout and aluminium Guard Bag for protection of the resin against humidity.

The re-openable seam and integrated spout with a membrane provides a 3M Closed, Mixing and Pouring (pictured) cable jointing system.

After the seam of the two chamber bag is opened, the Scotchcast resin components can be mixed.

To pour the resin into the mould body, the spout is connected with the dome by turning 180°.

While turning, the membrane is cut open to pour the resin. The 3M Closed Mixing and Pouring System provides resin handling without any skin contact – for protection against pollution, a closure cap is applied onto the dome. After curing, the remaining joint resin in the bag can be disposed as household waste.

3M Cable Joints

3M Scotchcast Joints – resin cable joints for power, control and instrumentation cables in industrial and hazardous area Zone 1 and Zone 2.

3M 91-NBA Scotchcast Cable Joint Selection – Unarmoured Cables

Resin Cable Joint Application Range mm²
Body Size 3M 91-NBA 3M 91-NBA 3M 91-NBA Diameter

 ∅ mm

4 x 5 x 4 x 5 x  4 x 5 x
91-NBA 0 1.5 – 4 1.5 – 2.5 4 – 16
91-NBA 1 1.5 – 10 1.5 – 6  – 1.5 – 6 10 – 22
91-NBA 2  6 – 16 2.5 – 10  – 12 – 25
91-NBA 3 16 – 25 6 – 16  – 6 – 46 1.5 – 6 13 – 32
91-NBA 4 25 – 50 16 – 35 16 – 35 16 – 25 10 – 16 18 – 36
91-NBA 5 50 – 95 25 – 50 35 – 70 25 – 50 16 – 35 19 – 45
91-NBA 6 70 – 120  – 70 – 120 50 – 70 25 – 35 27 – 54
91-NBA 7 120 – 240  – 95 – 240 95 – 185 35 – 50 29 – 64
3M 91-NBA Scotchcast Low Voltage Resin Joint Shell Dimensions

The following table enables the selection of 3M Scotchcast resin cable joints from the 91-NBA range for the connection and jointing of unarmoured cables – cable joints are suitable for location onto cable containment in air and direct burial into underground cable trench.

3M Scotchcast Order Code 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)
3M 91-NBA0 114 148 32 65 45 102 32 50 4-16
3M 91-NBA1 144 178 36 69 48 115 40 64 10-22
3M 91-NBA2 192 230 38 71 48 120 48 96 12-25
3M 91-NBA3 222 270 55 85 56 148 55 112 13-32
3M 91-NBA4 270 319 63 100 64 180 61 148 18-36
3M 91-NBA5 324 369 76 115 70 211 72 180 19-45
3M 91-NBA6 433 479 101 144 83 272 104 225 27-54
3M 91-NBA7 556 643 130 177 100 349 126 304 29-64
3M 91-NBA8 790 890 140 206 TBA TBA TBA TBA 60-90
Image Dimensions 3M 91-NBA Dimensions 3M 91-NBA Dimensions 3M 91-NBA Dimensions 3M 91-NBA Dimensions

3M 91-NBA Scotchcast resin cable joints are tested according to EN50393.

Type of Test According To EN50393 Table 3 / I / A1 Results
AC Voltage Withstand Test In Air 4kV AC / 1 min Passed
Insulation Resistance Test In Air 1kV DC > 10,000MΩ
Heat Cycle In Air 63 Cycles: 5h/3h Passed
Heat Cycle In Water 63 Cycles: 5h/3h Passed
AC Voltage Withstand Test In Water 4kV AC / 1 min  Passed
Insulation Resistance Test In Water 1kV DC > 10,000MΩ
3M Scotchcast 470W Resin

Scotchcast 470W resin is in compliance with EU regulation 1907/2007/EC (REACH)  and has a shelf life of at least 36 months when stored between 15°C and 35°C with a humidity level < 75 % in the originally sealed bag.

The expiration date of each product appears on the product label. Storage beyond the date specified on the label does not necessarily mean that the product is no longer usable. In this case however, it is the responsibility of the user to determine applicability of the resin.

Complete range of Scotchcast Resins are available to protect and encapsulate cable joints operating at LV MV HV including zero halogen, fire resistant, hydrocarbon resistant and seawater resistant types.

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