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3M™ Better Buried Closure Kit with Encapsulant

3M(TM) Better Buried Closure Kit
3M(TM) Better Buried Closure Kit
3M™ Better Buried Closures are rigid body splice closures designed for direct burial. When filled with 3M™ High-Gel Re-enterable Encapsulating Compound 8882, the closure can be re-entered for splice re-work.
It is suggested to use 3M™ Scotchlok™ Connectors and 3M™ MS² ™/ 3M™ 710 Modules along with the Better Buried Closures. This kit includes all necessary components and encapsulant for inline branch and butt configurations. Kit Contents: 3M™ Scotchlok™ Shield Bond Connectors 4460-D or 4462-FN, 3M™ Better Buried Sleeve Kits, 3M™ High Gel Re-enterable Encapsulant 8882, Hose Clamps, Scotch® All Weather Telephone Vinyl Plastic Tape 88T, 3M™ Scotchcast™ Spacer Web 4430 (for re-entry only), DR Tape, Sheath scuff material, Scotch® Linerless Rubber Splicing Tape 130C, 3M™ Scotchcast™ Pair Saver 4458 or 4458W, Scotch® Rubber Splicing Tape 23, 3M™ Scotchcast™ Strain Relief Bar Kits 4465 or 4465-L, B Sealing Tape, Bonding Braid, 3M™ Better Buried End Caps, Funnel, Closure Body.
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Part Number3M IDClosure SizeCover LengthMaximum Splice Bundle Diameter
BB2X12-8882/HIGHGEL806111478202 x 12 Inch12 Inch2.00 Inch  
BB2X24-8882/HIGHGEL806111478382 x 24 Inch24 Inch2.00 Inch  
BB3X24-8882/HIGHGEL806111478463 x 24 Inch24 Inch3.00 Inch  
BB4X24-8882/HIGHGEL806111478534 x 24 Inch24 Inch4.00 Inch  
BB5X26-8882/HIGHGEL806111478615 x 26 Inch26 Inch5.00 Inch  
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Approx. Compound Included Mass3000 Gram, 7200 Gram, 4500 Gram, 1200 Gram, 600 Gram
Approx. Compound Included Volume1320 Milliliter, 660 Milliliter, 5000 Milliliter, 3300 Milliliter, 8300 Milliliter
Closure Length End to End28 Inch, 30 Inch, 16 Inch
Closure Size5 x 26 Inch, 3 x 24 Inch, 4 x 24 Inch, 2 x 24 Inch, 2 x 12 Inch
Connector TypeDiscrete
Cover Length26 Inch, 24 Inch, 12 Inch
Encapsulant IncludedYes
Encapsulation MethodGravity Pour
End Cap Diameter - Multiple Entry Port #11.60 Inch, 1.20 Inch, 2.00 Inch, 2.40 Inch
End Cap Diameter - Multiple Entry Port #21.50 Inch, 1.80 Inch, 1.00 Inch, 0.70 Inch
Flame RetardantNo
Maximum Cable Pair Count200 Pair, 400 Pair, 600 Pair, 300 Pair, 100 Pair, 50 Pair, 25 pair
Maximum Discrete Pair Count200 Pair, 300 Pair, 25, 100 Pair, 50
Maximum Splice Bundle Diameter5.00 Inch, 3.00 Inch, 2.00 Inch, 4.00 Inch
Maximum Splice Opening - Double Sheath (Inner)16.00 Inch, 14.00 Inch
Maximum Splice Opening - Double Sheath (Outer)19.00 Inch, 17.00 Inch
Maximum Splice Opening - Single Sheath5.00 Inch, 19.00 Inch, 17.00 Inch
Product TypeClosure Kit
RUS ListedYes/BA