The Cable Splicer's Handbook- Ch.1 Basic Concepts

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Topics in chapter 1 of The Cable Splicer's Handbook are also covered on these videos. A set of 11 disks for all chapters in the cable splicer's book is available here.

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.

Item Code: 517-CH1-IV
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