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3M™ Cold Shrink QS-III Joint Kit 5488A Series for 69 kV

3M ID EEBGHAR000228
  • Features a cold shrink design for quick and easy installation and are ideal for cable size transitions
  • Ideal for applications such as inline and crossbond/shield break splicing, direct burial installations, submerged locations and transmission circuits
  • 3M 5488A Series kits include everything you need to make a single joint – from jacketing tubes to mastic tape
  • Built with a strong, silicone rubber construction, our joint kits provide good performance in both high- and low-temperature conditions
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  • Features a cold shrink design for quick and easy installation and are ideal for cable size transitions
  • Ideal for applications such as inline and crossbond/shield break splicing, direct burial installations, submerged locations and transmission circuits
  • 3M 5488A Series kits include everything you need to make a single joint – from jacketing tubes to mastic tape
  • Built with a strong, silicone rubber construction, our joint kits provide good performance in both high- and low-temperature conditions
  • Every joint goes through rigorous production testing for partial discharge and AC endurance
  • Kits meet or exceed the 69 kV voltage Class rating requirements of IEEE Std. 404 and IEC 60840 for 72.5 kV
  • Kits fit conductor sizes ranging from 250 kcmil to 2000 kcmil with cable insulation sizes of 1.94 inches to 3.08 inches
  • Designed to exceed minimum industry test standards, the 3M 5488A Series kits have a BIL rating of 350 kV
  • Electrode is specially developed to minimize electrical stress at the critical cable or joint interface

3M Cold Shrink QS-III Joint Kits 5488A Series offer 69 kV Class joints for a trusted connection. These kits include everything you need to make a reliable, single joint. Each joint is factory-tested to ensure reliability and designed to exceed minimum industry test standards. For quick and easy installation in high-voltage applications, choose 3M Cold Shrink QS-III joint Kits.

The 3M Cold Shrink QS-III joint Kit provides a high-quality joint for joining jacketed concentric neutral (JCN), tape shield (TS), longitudinally corrugated (LC) shielded, tape-over-wire (TOW) or wire-over-tape (WOT) shielded power cables. The unique, cold-shrink design is sized to fit Type MV-90 or Type MV-105 cables with copper or aluminum conductor sizes, ranging from 250 kcmil to 2000 kcmil (120 to 1000 mm2). The 1-piece molded body is crafted from specially formulated silicone rubber, while the cold shrink jacketing is made of EPDM rubber to offer great physical protection and safety. Each joint kit contains a set-screw aluminum (Al/Cu) inline connector, and can be used for size transitions within the listed kit size range. Each manufactured part meets or exceeds the 69 kV Class rating requirements of IEEE Std. 404 and IEC 60840 for 72.5 kV.

Kit Contents for 5488A joint:
- Silicone Rubber joint Body
- Jacketing Tubes
- Shielding Sleeve
- Pre-formed Braid Assembly (except JCN)
- Constant Force Springs
- 3M™ Red Compound P55/R Tubes (non-silicone grease)
- Roll 3M™ Scotch-Seal™ Mastic Tape 2229
- Roll Scotch Rubber Mastic Tape 2228
- Roll Scotch Electrical Semi-conducting Tape 13
- Roll Scotch Vinyl Electrical Tape Super 88
- 3M™ Cable Cleaning Pads CC-3
- 3M™ EMI Copper Foil Shielding Tape Strips 1811, 15” long; (except JCN)
- Roll 3M™ Armorcast Structural Material 4560, 3” x 15’ - Shear Bolt Connector
- Instruction Booklets

Additional Kit Contents for 3M 5488A-JCN-XB and 5488A-Shielded-XB kits:
- Silicone Rubber Tube Assembly
- Roll, Scotch Linerless Rubber Splicing Tape 130C
- Roll, Scotch Electrical Shielding Tape 24

Resources


External Ground

Optional

Solder Block

Previent moisture penetration

Mastic Seal

Copper Shielding Sock

One-Piece Cold Shrink Joint Body

With integrated electrode and outer screen designed to minimize electrical stress

Shear Bolt Connector

Provides reliable connector for Al and Cu conductors and enables size/type transition without special tools or extra components

EPDM Outer Cold Shrink Protection

Hi-Amp Screen Connection

Mastic Seal

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