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 Sizes (Imperial)
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.

For industrial/occupational use only. Not for consumer sale or use.

3M industrial and occupational products are intended, labeled, and packaged for sale to trained industrial and occupational customers for workplace use.  Unless specifically stated otherwise on the applicable product packaging or literature, these products are not intended, labeled, or packaged for sale to or use by consumers (e.g., for home, personal, primary or secondary school, recreational/sporting, or other uses not described in the applicable product packaging or literature), and must be selected and used in compliance with applicable health and safety regulations and standards (e.g., U.S. OSHA, ANSI), as well as all product literature, user instructions, warnings, and other limitations, and the user must take any action required under any recall, field action, or other product use notice.  Misuse of 3M industrial and occupational products may result in injury, sickness, death, or property damage.  For help with product selection and use, consult your on-site safety professional, industrial hygienist, or other subject matter expert.