Electrical and environmental protection of high- and low-voltage mine cables

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 73, No. 823, 1980

R.W. MEI, National Sales Manager, Raychem Canada Limited, Mississauga, Ontario, D.J. MOORE and R.A. STROMBOM, Central District Sales Manager & Applications Engineer, Raychem Corporation, Menlo Park, California

Heat-shrinkable cable accessories are solving problems in the mining industry. This paper describes a range of products used by the industry, including low-voltage splices, high-voltage splices to 8.7 k V, cable repair sleeves, mining cable terminations used on system voltages up to 25 kVand motor connection kits up to 8 kV. Technical procedures and designs are illustrated.
Keywords: Equipment, Maintenance, Electricity, Environmental control, Cables, Splices, Heat-shrinkable materials.