Elpress KST Copper Through Connectors - Splices (Range 10-800mm²) - KST25, KST35, KST50, KST95

Product overview

Elpress KST Through Connectors with Partition

Elpress KST Copper Through Connectors with Partition (10-500mm²) are produced from electrolytic copper (Cu 99.95%) and are tin plated (Cu/Sn).
Part Numbers: KST10, KST16, KST25, KST35, KST50, KST70, KST95, KST120, KST150, KST185, KST240, KST300, KST400, KST500.

General Information

System Elpress consists of Terminals and Tools designed and tested together to give a certified crimping result. This ensures that users will feel confident when using our systems, and the achievement of a secure connection 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.

Elpress Copper Connectors 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, use terminals of type KR/ KRF and through connectors of type KS/ KSF. Use terminals of type KRD/ KRT and through connectors type KSD/ KST on stranded Cu conductors from and including 500mm2. Mainly use terminals of type KR/ KRF/ KRD/ KRT in the splicing of copper conductors in cable assemblies. Can also use them for straight splicing of earth conductors. With a branching sleeve, type C, one splices and branches earth conductors, lightning conductor installations and the like.

Approvals & Marking

UL is an American, but also internationally accepted, standard. Elpress standard Cu Terminals of types KR/ KS, KRF/ KSF, KRT/ KST, KRFS, KRFN (e.g. KRFN120-10, KRFN120-12) are UL-approved according to file no E205350.

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 have an approval for installations on ships and mobile offshore units.

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

Elpress marking system for Copper Terminals shows logotype, cable area and type number for hexagonal die. This system allows you to check the use of correct tools when contact crimping, because the die number automatically becomes embossed during the contact crimping.

For more information on Elpress KST Copper Through Connectors with Partition (KST25, KST35, KST50, KST95), consult PDF File or Technical Data Table  below. KST25, KST35, KST50, KST95

*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) Cu Conductors.
  • Cable inspection hole and cable stop.
  • UL-approved (10-500mm2). DNV-approved (16-400mm2).
Cat. No. Area mm² AWG d D L s Die no.  Pcs/ Pack Rec. Tool 
KST10 10 8 4,5 7 30 15 7 100 ES2258, PVL350, V600, V1300
KST16 16 6 5,5 8,5 35 17 8,5 100 EL2258, PVL350, V600, V1300
KST25 25 4 7 10 40 20 10 100 EL2258, PVL350, V600, V1300
KST35 35 2 8,5 12 45 22 12 100 PVL350, V600, V1300, V250
KST50 50 1/0 10 14 50 25 14 50 PVL350, V600, V1300, V250
KST70 70 2/0 12 16 55 27 16 50 PVL350, V600, V1300, V250
KST95 95 4/0 13,5 18 60 30 18 50 V600, V1300, V250
KST120 120 250 15 19 60 30 19 50 V600, V1300, V250
KST150 150 300 17 22 65 32 22 50 V600, V1300, V250
KST185 185 350 19 24 75 37 24 50 V600, V1300, V250
KST240 240 500 21 26 85 42 26 50 V600, V1300, V250
KST300 300 600 24 30 90 45 30 50 V1300, V250
KST400 400 750 26 32 90 45 32 50 V1300, V250
KST500 500 1000 31 40 135 68 40 50 V250, V1470

Marking example: 18 95 Elpress logotype included
18= die no.      95=mm²
s= strip length

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