Prysmian BICON Elaspeed Heatshrink Cable Joints (Medium Voltage) (EJ-3XA-A-12, EJ-3XA-B-12)
Elaspeed Heatshrink Cable Joints are three core steel wire armoured cables EJ-3XA series, using resin encapsulation for added mechanical strength & moisture protection. The range of ELASPEED™ cold applied joints has a wide range of applications including both single and three core polymeric and paper cables.
The cold applied technology has been developed to ensure that the accessories aren’t the weak link in your system. The Elaspeed Heatshrink Cable Joint is manufactured in the same way as cable. It starts its life as an extruded dielectric cable, manufactured to the highest standards in the cable industry. The Elaspeed Heatshrink Cable Joint core, constructed from ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) insulation, is manufactured in a vertical extruder to ensure complete concentricity to the tightest tolerance possible. It is then tested as a cable to ensure long and trouble free operation under a wide variety of applications. The Elaspeed Heatshrink Cable Joint has the highest physical and dielectric properties and it utilises the Eprotenax™ insulation system.
Part Numbers: EJ-3XA-A-12, EJ-3XA-B-12
Features & Benefits
Cold Applied Technology – Elaspeed joints utilise cold applied technology over the connector position – widely recognised as the leading edge technology for cable accessories. Cold application ensures concentric joint recovery, even in tight installation spaces. Elaspeed™ joints recover to give consistent insulation wall thickness and provide constant radial pressure.
Self Eject Carrier – The Elaspeed joint bodies utilise the new two-part self eject carrier. This construction eliminates the possibility of locking or breaking of the spiral carrier around the connector during unwinding. It also allows the body to be easily centralised and removes the need to grease the cable core thus reducing the risk of contamination. Jointing of three core cables is also made easier because the need to unwind the spiral between the cores is removed.
Reliability and Repeatability – Elaspeed joints are reliable because they always shrink uniformly. No matter how many joints must be installed the last joint will be as reliable as the first.
Resin Encapsulation – Low Density two part resin is used to provide added mechanical strength and water protection.
Prysmian BICON Cable Joints
For many years, BICON has been in the forefront of jointing technology, from designs using bituminous filling compounds, to the development of the highly successful BICAST acrylic resin jointing system.
Most recently , we have supplemented these ranges with heat shrink and pre-moulded products (BIMOLD) and can now offer a unique package to satisfy all requirements.
All four systems are available at voltages up to or above 33 kV and, depending on application, each may offer benefits over the others.
For instance, termination of high voltage polymeric cables requiring the facility to disconnect or add in additional cables at a later stage, means that BIMOLD is the logical choice. Likewise, BICAST provides a fast, comprehensive jointing method with a versatile range covering low and high voltage and all cable types.
Download PDF file for Features and Benefits, Applications, Typical Assembly Procedures, Packing and Standards (EJ-3XA-A-12, EJ-3XA-B-12).
*Technical Data subject to change without notice.
FREE Technical Advisory Service
E-Tech Components UK Ltd maintains a free technical advisory service.
Contact us for enquiries concerning this and all other products: +44 (0) 1744 762 929