Euromold 676LRA Tee Connector 11kV 24kV

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Euromold 676LRA Tee Connector 11kV 24kV

Dead Break Elbow Connector

Euromold 676LRA Plug-In Separable Tee Connector MV HV 

Nexans Euromold 676LRA elbow connectors, or bolted-tee connectors, are used to terminate MV-HV XLPE/EPR (polymeric) insulated cables up to 24kV into 600 Series Interface D Bushings with M16 bolted connections on the switchgear or transformers in accordance with CENELEC EN50180 and EN50181.

  • 1250A Connector Continuous Current Rating
  • 24kV Connector Maximum Voltage Rating

Euromold 676LRA is a screened separable tee connector specified to terminate and connect medium/high voltage cables in the following voltage classes:

  • 6/10 (12) kV
  • 6.35/11 (12) kV
  • 8.7/15 (17.5) kV
  • 12/20 (24) kV
  • 12.7/22 (24) kV

To select the correct Euromold 676LRA connector for termination of MV HV power cables with copper wire screen or tape screen to Interface D bushings (1250 Amp) full cable specification with dimensional information is required – see the Euromold 676LRA download opposite for complete technical specification of the elbow connector.

Euromold connectors should be installed only by competent jointers trained in good safety practices involving high voltage electrical equipment.

Euromold 676LRA

The Euromold 676LRA tee connector with 1250A current rating is designed for Interface D and covers voltages from 12kV to 24kV with a maximum conductor size of 630sqmm.

Euromold 676LRA plug-in tee connectors can be supplied as plug-in type epoxy bushings – all suitable for use with Interface D type bushings on SF6 gas-insulated switchgear.

Euromold 676LRA separable tee connectors are designed to connect all polymeric screened cables to suit CENELEC Interface Type D (1250amp) equipment bushings up to 24kV.

Designed to connect polymeric insulated cables with a copper wire screen but can be used on wire armoured, copper tape screen cables with the use of additional screen earth kits and accessories.

Connector accessories include: dead-end receptacle, dead-end plug, stand-off plug and earthing plug for type D interfaces.

  • Manufacturer – Nexans Euromold
  • MV HV Equipment Bushing Connector – Interface D
  • Maximum Operating Current – 1250A (Amps)
  • Voltage Classes – 11kV 12kV 24kV Maximum
  • Terminate & Connect Cables – Polymeric XLPE EPR
  • Conductor Cross Section Sizes – 35-630sqmm
  • Core Insulation Diameter Range – 16.0-56.0mm
  • Applications – MV HV Switchgear, Transformers, Motors
  • Dead-Break or Load-Break – Dead Break Connectors

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EUROMOLD 676LRA Specification

Euromold separable
connector
type 676LRA
Voltage
Um
(kV)
Current Ir (A) – Interface D Bushings Conductor sizes (sqmm)
min max
676LRA/G 11kV 12kV 1250 Amps 50 630
K676LRA/G 11kV 24kV 1250 Amps 35 630
Euromold 676LRA Tee Connector 11kV 24kV - Design

Euromold 676LRA Tee Connector 11kV 24kV – Design

Separable tee connector comprising:

  1. Conductive EPDM insert.
  2. Conductive EPDM jacket.
  3. Insulating EPDM layer moulded between the insert and the jacket.
  4. Type D – 1250 A interface as described by CENELEC EN 50180 and 50181.
  5. Conductor connector.
  6. Basic insulating plug (with VD point).
  7. Cable reducer.
  8. Conductive rubber cap.
  9. Threaded stud.
  10. Earthing lead.

The thick conductive EPDM jacket provides a safe to touch screen which ensures safety for personnel, cables and electrical equipment in medium/high voltage installations. The screen break design enables cable outer sheath testing without removing or dismantling the connector.

Euromold 676LRA Selection Table

For Screened MV HV Tee Connectors

Select the Euromold 676LRA the ordering part number which gives you the best centring of your core insulation diameter and substitute X using table X, according to the conductor size (sqmm) and type (copper or aluminium). Order Euromold MT connector kit to enable termination of copper tape screened MV-HV cables in voltage range 11kV (12kV) to 24kV – suitable for copper wire screened cables.

The complete Euromold 676LRA tee connector kit comprises the following components – cable lubricant, wipers, installation instructions and crimp chart.

Kit Contents for Euromold 676LRA Connectors

Kit Contents for Euromold 676LRA Connectors

 

Euromold 676LRA
Part Number
Dia. over core insulation (mm)
min max
676LRA/G-15-X 16.0 22.0
676LRA/G-19-X 20.0 26.5
676LRA/G-22-X 23.5 31.0
676LRA/G-27-X 28.5 37.5
676LRA/G-32-X 34.0 42.5
676LRA/G-37-X 39.0 48.5
676LRA/G-43-X 45.5 56.0

 

Conductor
sizes
(sqmm)
Aluminium Cable Copper Cable
DIN Hexagonal Crimp Deep Indent Crimp DIN Hexagonal Crimp
35sqmm 35(K)M-12-2 35(K)M-12-1 35(K)M-11-2
50sqmm 50(K)M-12-2 50(K)M-12-1 50(K)M-11-2
70sqmm 70(K)M-12-2 70(K)M-12-1 70(K)M-11-2
95sqmm 95(K)M-12-2 95(K)M-12-1 95(K)M-11-2
120sqmm 120(K)M-12-2 120(K)M-12-1 120(K)M-11-2
150sqmm 150(K)M-12-2 150(K)M-12-1 150(K)M-11-2
185sqmm 185(K)M-12-2 185(K)M-12-1 185(K)M-11-2
240sqmm 240(K)M-12-2 240(K)M-12-1 240(K)M-11-2
300sqmm 300(K)M-12-2 300(K)M-12-1 300(K)M-11-2
400sqmm 400(K)M-12-2 400(K)M-12-1 400(K)M-11-2
500sqmm 500(K)M-12-2 500(K)M-12-1 500(K)M-11-2
630sqmm N/A 630(K)M-12-1 630(K)M-11-2

 

SELECTING EUROMOLD 676lra CONNECTORS

Provide complete manufacturers cable specification and actual bushing interface type to ensure compatibility of the Euromold connector with the medium/high voltage cable, switchgear or electrical equipment. Specification and design of the Euromold 676LRA separable connector is available as a download opposite.

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