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

Training Sessions

Electrical Cable
Voltage Stress and Stress Relief
Cable Preparation
Primary Cable Splicing
Splice Kits
Training Sessions

Electrical Cable – 6 minutes
Identifies the major parts of a primary cable.

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.