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XLPE or cross-linked polyethylene cables are now widely accepted cables throughout the globe. XLPE power cables are applied as cable insulants for a vast variety of voltages.
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XLPE or cross-linked polyethylene cables are now widely accepted cables throughout the globe.
XLPE power cables are applied as cable insulants for a vast variety of voltages. Polyethylene
possesses great electrical properties and has a low dielectric loss factor that creates possibilities
for it for use at higher voltages than PVC. Polyethylene has been and still is applied as cable
insulant. However, it is used as a thermoplastic material, which has limited applications due to
Note- Cross linking is the effect developed in the vulcanization of rubber and for materials such
as XLPE. It is a process described as curing or vulvan-ization. Manufacturers use small amounts
of chemical additives to the polymer, which tends to molecular chains to be cross-linked into a
lattice design with apt treatment once extrusion process is done.
The cross-linking effect is meant for inhibiting the movement of molecules under stimulation of
heat and this provides the enhanced stability at increased temperature range as compared to
Is there any cold shrink cable accessory available for XLPE power cables?
First of all, you need to understand what product we are talking about. Cold shrink cable
accessories are the products that are capable of shrinking without heat application.
Manufacturers design them in a pre-expanded condition and assemble them onto a removable
core. The core is later removed once the tube is fixed over the cable for installation, which allows
the tube to shrink and provides a moisture-tight seal.
Manufacturers categorize cold shrink cable accessories by easy solutions with safe connection.
They are produced with liquefied silicone rubber. This material has great qualities like:
1.High quality electrical insulation
2.Superb tracking resistance
Distinct accessories produced at manufacturer’s place:
1.cold shrink end caps
2.cold shrink breakout
3.cold shrink tube
4.Cold shrink joint kits
5.Cold shrink termination
Among these top accessories, the cold shrink cable joint is ideal choice for single or triple core
XLPE cable with AI or CU conductor (1-36kV). The body of the joint is designed with integrated
stress control. The joint kit has all important components required for the installation.
For more details on accessories for XLPE power cables, you can directly get in touch with the
manufacturers and exporters of power cables in your town. Approaching local vendor is a good
idea for better deals.
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