Cold Shrink Cable Abandonment Kits
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||*|