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Joints for 69 kV/72.5 kV

3M™ Cold Shrink Joint Kits QS-III are designed to provide high reliability and save you time and money. They install quickly and easily, helping to reduce potential craft errors. They require no tools, sealants, adhesives, torches or other heat sources.

Features

  • One-piece cold shrink joint body
  • Each joint body is 100% factory tested, for greater reliability and longer service life
  • No special tools or flame required
  • Shear bolt connector included
  • Kit covers wide range of cable sizes and types

Applications

  • Designed to connect 69-72.5 kV power cables
  • Covers conductor ranges up to 2000 kcmil (1000 mm2)
  • Designed for polymeric insulated cables
  • Covers inline and crossbond splicing
  • Suitable for cable size and type transitions

Certifications

The QS-III joint for 69/72.5 kV meets or exceeds the requirements of:

  • IEEE 404, for 69 kV
  • IEC 60840 for 72.5 kV

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Application Information

Certification Joint Kit Typical Application Ranges*
ConductorSize Cable Insulation OD
IEEE 404, 69 kV QS-III 5488A 250-2000 kcmil 1.94 - 3.08"
IEC 60840, 72.5 kV QS-III 96-AC64X-1 (RW) 120-1000 mm2 36.6 - 65.5mm

*Different cable constructions may change the actual application range.
Note: Cross-bond (shield break) joint kits also available.



Documentation

3M™ Cold Shrink Silicone Rubber Splice QS-III 5488A:

» Product Bulletin (pdf, 1.05 MB)

» Installation Video (flash)

» Data Sheet (pdf, 0.68 MB)

» Cold Shrink Accessories for up to 145 kV (.pdf, 747KB)

» Cable Accessories for up to 145 kV (.pdf, 2.29MB)

» Cable Accessories for up to 69 kV (.pdf, 1.02MB)

Instructions:

» Inline Joint Kit For Tape Over Wire (TOW) and Wire-Over-Tape (WOT) Shielded Cable (pdf, 4.04 MB)

» Inline Joint Kit For Tape Shielded and Longitudinally Corrugated (LC) Shielded Cable (pdf, 1.88 MB)

» Inline Joint Kit For Jacketed Concentric Neutral (JCN) Cable (pdf, 2.84 MB)

» Cross Bond Joint For Jacketed Concentric Neutral (JCN) Cable (pdf, 2.24 MB)

» Cross Bond Joint For Tape-Shielded and Longitudinally Corrugated (LC) Shielded Cable (pdf, 2.49 MB)

» Cross Bond Joint For Tape-Over-Wire (TOW) and Wire-Over-Tape (WOT) Shielded Cable (pdf, 4.61 MB)