Elpress KSF Copper Through Connectors with Partition (Range 10-400mm²), Elpress Copper Partition Splices

Product overview

Elpress KS / KSF Through Connectors with Partition

Elpress KS / KSF Copper Through Connectors with Partition (10-500mm²), also know as Elpress Copper Partition Splices, are produced from electrolytic copper (Cu 99.95%) and are tin plated (Cu/Sn). UL-approved (1-500 mm2). DNV-approved (16-400 mm2)

General Information

SYSTEM ELPRESS
System Elpress consists of Terminals and Tools that are designed and tested together to give a certified crimping result. This ensures that users will feel confident when using our systems, and that a secure connection is achieved through the proper handling of our products. By using Elpress Cu-Connection elements together with one of Elpress Crimp Systems one obtains a connection that has been tested according to the requirements of IEC 61238:1.

COPPER (CU) TERMINALS
Elpress Copper Connectors are made of pure Copper 99.95%. We manufacture Tube Terminals type KR/ KRF/ KRD/ KRT, Through Connectors type KS/ KSF/ KSD/ KST for stranded conductors, IEC 60228 Class 2, and flexible conductors IEC 60228 Class 5 such as C-Sleeves primarily pre-splicing of Cu-lines and many customised products. For flexible and stranded Cu conductors, terminals of type KR/ KRF and through connectors of type KS/ KSF are used. Terminals type KRD/ KRT and through connectors type KSD/ KST are normally used for stranded Cu conductors from and including 500mm2. Terminals of type KR/ KRF/ KRD/ KRT are used mainly in the splicing of copper conductors in cable assemblies. They can also be used for straight splicing of earth conductors. With a branching sleeve, type C, one splices and branches earth conductors, lightning conductor installations and the like.

UL-APPROVED TERMINALS
UL is an American standard which is also internationally accepted. Elpress standard Cu Terminals of types KR/ KS, KRF/ KSF, KRT/ KST, KRFS, KRFN are UL approved according to file no E205350.

DNV APPROVED
Elpress KR/ KS, KRF/ KSF and KRT/ KST Terminals meet DNV’s rules for classification of ships and Det Norske Veritas’ Offshore Standrards. The Terminals are approved for installations on ships and mobile offshore units.

NUMBER OF CRIMPS
Normally one crimp is required up to and including 150mm2 and 2 or 3 crimps for larger areas.Note, however, that another number of crimps may be needed in some cases, see table for tool dies. If possible, crimps should be placed next to each other with a couple of mm spacing between each one. Overlap is sometimes inevitable.

MARKING OF CU TERMINALS
Elpress marking system for Copper Terminals shows logotype, cable area and type number for hexagonal die. This system allows checks that the correct tools have been used when contact crimping because the die number automatically becomes embossed during the contact crimping.

For more information on Elpress KS / KSF Through Connectors with Partition (10-500mm²) – Elpress Copper Partition Splices, consult PDF File or Technical Data Table  below.

*Technical Data subject to change without notice.

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Technical Data

  • Material: Cu 99.95%, tin plated Cu/Sn.
  • For Stranded (Class 2) and Flexible (Class 5) Cu Conductors.
  • For Flexible (Class 5) Cu Conductors, Elpress recommends the DUAL system.
  • With partition to prevent oil-leakage.
  • UL-approved (1-500 mm2). DNV-approved (16-400 mm2)
Cat. No. Area mm² AWG d D L s Die no. Screen conductor area  Pcs/ Pack Rec. Tool 
KS10M 10 8 5 8 36 18 8 100 ES2258, PVL350, V600, DV1300
KSF16M 16 6 6 9 37 18 9 15 100 ES2258, PVL350, V600, DV1300
KSF25M 25 4 8 11 38 18 11 21-29 100 ES2258, PVL350, V600, DV1300
KSF35M 35 2 9 13 41 19 13 41 100 PVL350, V600, DV1300, DV250
KSF50M 50 1/0 11 14,5 48 22 14,5 57 50 PVL350, V600, DV1300, DV250
KSF70M 70 2/0 13 17 49 22 17 72-88 50 PVL350, V600, DV1300, DV250
KSF95M 95 3/0 15 20 56 25 20 111 50 V600, DV1300, DV250
KSF120M 120 250 17 22 63 28 22 50 V600, DV1300, DV250
KSF150M 150 300 19 25 64 28 25 25 V600, DV1300, DV250
KSF185M 185 350 21 27 74 32 27 25 DV1300, DV250
KSF240AM 240 500 22,5 29 76 32 30 1 DV1300, DV250
KSF300AM 300 600 24,5 31,5 88 37 32 1 DV1300, DV250
KSF400AM 400 750 30 38 105 45 38 1 DV1300, DV250
KSF500M 500 1000 33 42 135 54 42 1 DV250, V1470

Marking example: 20 95F 111 (earth sign) Elpress logotype included
20= die no.      95=mm²    F=type KSF, stranded and flexible conductors    111=screen, mm²
s= strip length

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