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  • 3M™ Shield Adapter Kits

    • Splices tape shield, wire shield and UniShield® cables
    • Adapter bleeder wire offers quick and simple installation when soldered to the ground braid
    • Suitable for use on accessories such as elbows, modular splices and terminations
    • ANSI Certified
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    Specifications
    Attribute Name
    Value
    Brand
    3M™
    Cable Accessory Products
    Sealing and Grounding Kits
    Cable Shielding
    Tape, Wire, Unishield®
    Cable Size by Voltage
    (15 kV) 1250-1750 kcmil (600-850 mm²), (15 kV) 2 AWG-250 kcmil (35-150 mm²), (15 kV) 350-1000 kcmil (185-500 mm²), (25 kV) 1000-1500 kcmil (600-725 mm²), (25 kV) 2 AWG-250 kcmil (35-150 mm²), (25 kV) 350-750 kcmil (185-500 mm²), (35 kV) 2-1/0 AWG (35-60 mm²), (35 kV) 2/0 AWG-350 kcmil (70-200 mm²), (35 kV) 500-1000 kcmil (240-500 mm²), (5/8 kV) 1/0 AWG-350 kcmil (50-200 mm²), (5/8 kV) 500-1000 kcmil (240-500 mm²), (5/8 kV) 8-1 AWG (10-38 mm²)
    Cable Voltage Rating
    15 kV, 25 kV, 35 kV, 5/8 kV
    Color Family
    Black
    Conductor Size by Voltage
    6 AWG, 600 kcmil, 700 kcmil, 750 kcmil, 8 AWG, 800 kcmil, 900 kcmil
    Conductor Sizes
    1 AWG, 1/0 AWG, 1000 kcmil, 1250 kcmil, 1500 kcmil, 1750 kcmil, 2 AWG, 2/0 AWG, 250 kcmil, 3 AWG, 3/0 AWG, 300 kcmil, 350 kcmil, 4 AWG, 4/0 AWG, 400 kcmil, 450 kcmil, 5 AWG, 500 kcmil, 6 AWG, 600 kcmil, 7 AWG, 700 kcmil, 750 kcmil, 8 AWG, 800 kcmil, 900 kcmil
    Family
    3M™ Shield Adapter Kit
    Jacket Outside Diameter
    0.59 to 1.05 Inch, 0.83 to 1.64 Inch, 1.27 to 2.17 Inch, 1.70 to 2.60 Inch
    Jacket Outside Diameter Range
    0.59-1.05 in, 0.83-1.64 in, 1.27-2.17 in, 1.70-2.60 in
    Jacket Outside Diameter Range (Metric)
    15.0-26.6 mm, 21.1-41.6 mm, 32.3-55.1 mm, 43.2-66.0 mm
    Manufacturing Origin
    USA
    Maximum Operating Voltage
    35 kV
    Product Color
    Black
    Product Type
    Cold shrinking
    Separable Connector Type
    Dead Break Elbows
    Units per Case
    3
    Details
    • Splices tape shield, wire shield and UniShield® cables
    • Adapter bleeder wire offers quick and simple installation when soldered to the ground braid
    • Suitable for use on accessories such as elbows, modular splices and terminations
    • ANSI Certified

    3M™ 8459 Cold Shrink Shield Adapter Kit is designed to provide sealing and grounding applications on longitudinally corrugated, conventional tape, wire and UniShield® power cables. It is rated for 5 to 8 kV and 600 amps cables. This kit offers resistance to acids, alkalis, ozone, ultraviolet light and fungus.

    3M™ 8459 Cold Shrink Shield Adapter Kit includes 1 cold shrink sealing tube, 3 mastic sealing strips, 1 constant force spring, 1 pre formed, unique, integrated ground braid/bleeder wire, 1 strip semi conductive tape and 1 instruction sheet. It is compatible with semi conducting insulation shields and cable jackets. This flexible adapter kit maintains the pressure even after years of aging and exposure. It is water resistant, making it ideal for use with loadbreak elbows and dead front modular splices and other accessories. ANSI Certified.