UKPN Cable Protection Tapes & Covers (LV MV HV)

Published 24 Jan 2019

UKPN Tile Tape & Stokbord

UKPN LV MV HV 11kV 33kV | Tile Tape | Stokbord Covers

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UKPN Tile Tape & Stokbord Covers

UK Power Networks, UKPN, are a UK Distribution Network Operator distributing low and high voltage electricity covering South East England, the East of England and London –  we overview current UKPN recommendations and specifications for Cable Protection Tapes & Covers using Tile Tape and Stokbord cable protection products.

Note these are subject to change: check with Thorne & Derrick Sales.

This should assist LV-HV Cable Jointing, Installation & Civil Engineering Contractors installing the appropriate level of LV-HV Cable Protection for underground power cables.

T&D are Approved Vendors to UKPN and their contractors providing competitive prices and technical support for LV, MV & HV Cable Installation, Jointing, Substation & Electrical Equipment including low voltage electrical distribution feeder pillars manufactured by Lucy Zodion from the Fortress range.

All cables and cable ducts shall be protected by a cable protection tape or a Stokbord, the tape used depends upon the highest cable voltage to be protected:

  • LV Service Cables – Tile Tape (40m x 200mm x 2.5mm) – UKPN Stores Code = 04040C
  • LV Mains Cables – Tile Tape (40m x 200mm x 2.5mm) – UKPN Stores Code = 04040C
  • 11kV MV Cables  – Tile Tape (40m x 200mm x 2.5mm) – UKPN Stores Code = 04040C
  • 22kV MV Cables  – Tile Tape (40m x 200mm x 2.5mm) – UKPN Stores Code = 04040C
  • 33kV MV Cables – Stokbord (1000mm x 244mm x 9mm) – UKPN Stores Code = 04041M
  • 66kV HV Cables – Stokbord (1000mm x 244mm x 9mm) – UKPN Stores Code = 04041M
  • 132kV HV Cables – Stokbord (1000mm x 244mm x 9mm) – UKPN Stores Code = 04041M

Cable protection tape or covers shall be installed so that they fully cover the width of the cable or cable duct installed below them.

  • Excerpt from UKPN Engineering Construction Standard ECS 02-0019
  • Installation of Underground Cables – LV to 132kV
  • Document Number: ECS 02-0019
  • Version: 10.0
  • Date: 02/06/2015

Summary: The ECS 02-0019 Standard details the minimum requirements acceptable for the installation of new LV, 11kV, 20kV, 33kV, 66kV and 132kV cables plus associated pilot and telephone cables.

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Cable Pulling & Laying Equipment LV HV

T&D supply Utilities & Approved Contractors with cable pulling products including cable rollers, cable socks and drum lifting jacks to enable the installation of low voltage and high voltage cables intro trench or duct: this includes single core, 3 core and Triplex 11kV/33kV power cables and LV waveform, mains and service cables.

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