Chapter 1 - Basic Concepts
Voltage Stress and Stress Relief - 5 minutes
Explains what voltage stress is. Explains how a layered cable design helps counteract the effects of voltage stress. Explains how a layered cable design helps provide for the relief of static charges.
Cable Preparation - 7 minutes
Describes one method of preparing primary cable for a tape splice. Identifies equipment that can be used to prepare primary cable for a tape splice.
Primary Cable Splicing - 7 minutes
Explains how mechanical presses and hydraulic presses are used to install compression connectors to join conductor ends. Describes one method of completing a tape splice on single-conductor, jacketed primary cable.
Splice Kits - 8 minutes
Describes and demonstrates how to install a molded slip-on splice on a primary cable with a concentric neutral. Describes and demonstrates how to install a heat-shrink splice on a primary cable with a jacketed concentric wire layer.