3M QS1000 Cold Shrink System Joints

One piece cold shrink joint body

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Medium Voltage Cold Shrink Jointing

medium voltage cable joint3M QS1000 Series Cold Shrink Joints are designed for inline splicing up to 12kV Umax voltage class, Three core polymeric power cable systems with copper tape screen & armour, with or without lead sheath, according to HD 620 (IEC 60502). These joints are also suitable for transition jointing to PILC/PICAS Three Core Cables with the use of additional components.

Kit Content
3M Series Cold Shrink Joints include the Cold Shrink QS1000 silicone splice body with integrated stress control device, conductive electrode, silicone elastomeric insulation and outer semi-conductive layer. Also included are Copper Screen sleeves, Constant Force springs for metallic screen, armour and/or lead sheath connection components, and mechanical connectors.

Outer protection kits are available separately, in Cold Shrink versions for Polymeric applications, alternatively Mould Shell and Resin packs for transition jointing, or when used in hazardous areas.

Features at a glance

  • The versatile design of the prefabricated one-piece cold shrink splice body allows installation on a wide range of cable sizes and types and a fast and easy installation at temperatures ranging from - 20°C to + 50°C.
  • No heat or flame is needed during splice body installation.
  • Mechanical connector provides quick and easy connection, with no special tooling.
  • Solderless earth connection by means of Copper Stocking and Constant Force springs.
  • No special tools are needed during splice installation.
  • Thick walled, EPDM rubber Cold Shrink outer re-jacketing tubes provide mechanical protection and moisture sealing of the completed Inline joints.
  • Outer protection using Scotchcast resin provides options to install in zones 1 & 2 hazardous areas, as well as protection for PILC/PICAS cables.
  • Differing sized cables and smaller cables can be joined using build up kits.


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Data Sheet PDF: 3M QS 1000 Data Sheet

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