Cold Shrink Cable Abandonment Kits

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filoshrink abandonment kit

cold shrink cable abandonment kits

The Filoshrink AK-range of cable abandonment kits, manufactured by Filoform, are designed for use as a temporary or permanent cable abandonment on Low Voltage Cables up to and including 3.3kv.

Manufactured from high quality EPDM they are designed for use with XLPE/PVC armoured, non-armoured and Lead Sheathed cables, providing environmental and  mechanical protection.

The Filoform Filoshrink cold shrink cable abandonment kits is designed to accommodate single-core, multicore and ship-wiring cables, and requires no specialist tooling or heat source. All Filoshrink Cold Applied End Caps are designed with a longer body to offer additional moisture protection.

Cold Shrink is cold applied, unlike heat shrink, it does not require a naked flame or heat shrink torch to install for safe use in potentially explosive atmospheres and hazardous area locations.

Cable abandonment kit Features

  • Simple and fast manual installation, no tools required to install Cold Shrink
  • Seals cables tight, retains resiliency and pressure even after prolonged years of ageing and exposure
  • Water-resistant cable end seals
  • No mastic or electrical tapes required
  • No torches or heat required
  • Resists fungus
  • Resists acids and alkalis
  • Resists ozone
  • Cold Shrink is easily removed
  • No training required for installation
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All Filoshrink End Caps and Filoshrink EPDM Tubes have a 5-year shelf life, provided they are stored according to the manufacturers recommended conditions of storage.

Please refer to individual component data sheets for more detailed information.

Filoform Order Code Cable Abandonment Kits – Product Name Application cable diameter (mm)
FiloShrink AK – 1 FiloShrink Abandonment Kit AK – 1 10,0 > 18,0
FiloShrink AK – 2 FiloShrink Abandonment Kit AK – 2 16,0 > 26,0
FiloShrink AK – 3 FiloShrink Abandonment Kit AK – 3 23,0 > 43,0
FiloShrink AK – 4 FiloShrink Abandonment Kit AK – 4 40,0 > 55,0
FiloShrink AK – 5 FiloShrink Abandonment Kit AK – 5 54,0 > 83,0

cold shrink cable abandonment kit specifications

Filoshrink Cold Shrink Cable Abandonment Kits protect cables, pipes and other cylindrical objects from exposure to moisture, contamination, corrosion, ozone, ultra-violet radiation, physical contact and other environmental hazards.

The following table enables the correct selection and specification of Cold Shrink cable abandonment kit depending upon the cable type:

Size of conductor 1 core Armoured 2 core Armoured 3 core Armoured 4 core Armoured 5 core Armoured
1.5mm² * AK 1 AK 1 AK 1 *
2.5mm² * AK 1 AK 1 AK 1 *
4mm² * AK 1 AK 1 AK 1 *
6mm² * AK 1 AK 1 AK 2 *
10mm² * AK 2 AK 2 AK 2 *
16mm² * AK 2 AK 2 AK 2 *
25mm² * AK 2 AK 2 AK 3 *
35mm² * AK 2 AK 3 AK 3 *
50mm² AK 2 AK 2 AK 3 AK 3 *
70mm² AK 2 AK 3 AK 3 AK 3 *
95mm² AK 2 AK 3 AK 3 AK 3 *
120mm² AK 2 AK 3 AK 3 AK 4 *
150mm² AK 3 AK 3 AK 4 AK 4 *
185mm² AK 3 AK 4 AK 4 AK 5 *
240mm² AK 3 AK 4 AK 4 AK 5 *
300mm² AK 3 AK 4 AK 5 AK 5 *
400mm² AK 4 AK 5 AK 5 AK 5 *

* POA

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