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3M Electrical manufacture cable accessories including cable joints, cable terminations and abandonment kits for LV,MV and HV cables (11kV 33kV 66kV) – 3M Cold Shrink and 3M Scotchcast Resin brands are trusted worldwide for reliable and safe cable connections.

Cable joints are used to repair damaged cables, replace cable fault sections and extend existing cable circuits. Cable terminations connect cable ends onto electrical equipment bushings in switchgear and transformers.

Cable abandonment kits can be used to safely seal and ground redundant or decommissioned cables, especially in the oil and gas industry.

Cold Shrink technology provides consistent installation for LV, 11kV and 33kV cable jointing and terminating for all types of single and multi-core power cables. No heat or specialist jointing tools are needed providing reduced labour costs and eliminating installer error.

Scotchcast resin cable joints are trusted across all industries for the effective and reliable jointing of power, control and instrumentation cables.

Scotchcast LVI type resin cable joints are “one-part” design for quick installation and jointing of most cable insulation types (XLPE PVC EPR). Specialist application cable joints include fire resistant, low smoke zero halogen and hydrocarbon resistant resins.

3M Cable Joints & Cable Terminations – Cold Shrink & Scotchcast

3M Cold Shrink and Scotchcast Resin cable joints and cable terminations are tested to IEEE and IEC standards for low, medium and high voltage power cables up to transmission voltages 66kV, 132kV and 145kV networks. In 1971 3M introduced Cold Shrink tubes for insulating underground low voltage cable joints or splices. Fast forward to today and Cold Shrink dominates the electrical industry providing LV-HV joints and terminations for all cable types and applications.

Key 3M Products:

  • Cable Joints (Scotchcast & Cold Shrink)
  • Cable Terminations (Cold Shrink)
  • Electrical Tapes (Scotch)
  • Resins (Scotchcast)
  • Cable Repair
3M Hazardous Area Resin Cable Joint

3M Scotchast Resin Hazardous Area Cable Joint

Video : 3M Scotchcast Resin Cable Joints (Hazardous Areas)

3M Scotchcast Resin hazardous area cable joints are specified for jointing in Zone 1 and Zone 2 areas throughout the global oil, gas and petrochemical industries. 3M LVI3 type cable joints utilise Scotchcast 1402FR resin which is hydrocarbon resistant.

Your Oil & Gas News | Hazardous Area Cable Joints With ATEX Certification?

3M Product Spotlight : 3M Cold Shrink Tubes

3M Cold Shrink

Cold Shrink Tubing EPDM (PST)

Cold Shrink was invented by 3M over 40 years ago. Typical applications for Cold Shrink tubes include jointing, terminating, insulating and repairing electric cables – this covers low, medium (11kV-33kV) and high voltage cables (66kV-132kV).

Cold Shrink cable accessories are suitable for direct burial, aerial and submerged applications. Cold Shrink tubes are close-ended, tubular EPDM rubber sleeves which are factory expanded onto a removable core. When positioned over the end of a cable, the core is removed by unwinding to provide a reliable environmental seal.

How 3M and T&D Can Help You

T&D were established in 1985 and are now one of the largest 3M Electrical Distributors and stockists – we provide expert technical support, competitive quotations and international delivery for cable joints and cable terminations in both Cold Shrink and Scotchcast Resin technology. 

T&D are worldwide exporters of LV-HV Electrical Equipment, Cables, Cable Accessories & Jointing products – we service UK and global businesses involved in low and high voltage cable installations, cable jointing, substation and overhead line construction at LV, 11kV, 33kV and EHV in both industrial and hazardous areas.

3M Blog Highlights

T&D’s technical articles and blogs provide news, information and customer support.

3M Hazardous Area Cable Joints - Preventing Downtime In The Oil & Gas Industry.

3M Hazardous Area Cable Joints – Preventing Downtime In The Oil & Gas Industry.

A Shutdown Postmortem – Reducing Cable Failures Caused By Sub-Standard Cable Jointing

Scotch Electrical Tapes - Repair, Joint, Insulate, Colour-Code & Seal Cables.

Scotch Electrical Tapes – Repair, Joint, Insulate, Colour-Code & Seal Cables.

Electrical Taping Skills : A Lost Art? Some 3M Scotch Taping Tips…

3M Resources

3M Scotch PVC Tapes

3M introduced the first PVC electrical tape in 1946, fast forward to today and 3M Scotch 33+ electrical tape is the choice where performance matters. Watch the 3M Vine below demonstrating how the elasticated memory dramatically outperforms alternatives. 3M Scotch Super 33+ Vinyl Electrical Tape is a premium grade, 7 mil thick, all-weather vinyl-insulating tape. View the full range of 3M Scotch PVC Tapes.


  

About 3M

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T&D International are Main UK Distributors for 3M Electrical Products.

Integrity & Values. T&D are a world-class business committed to ensuring the correct installation and application of all products we distribute. Where applicable installer training and support services including site surveys can be made available.

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