Course ID
TDC05

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Cable splicing is the process of joining two cable ends together while maintaining the cable’s original design characteristics. This course focuses on cable design and preparing a cable for splicing.

COURSE GOALS

  • Identify the different parts of a typical primary cable.
  • Explain how cable design affects the capabilities of primary cable.
  • Explain how to prepare a cable for splicing.

 

SUBJECTS AND OBJECTIVES

Electrical Cable

  • Identify the major parts of a primary cable.
  • Discuss variations in cable construction.

Voltage Stress and Stress Relief

  • Explain what voltage stress is.
  • Explain how a layered cable design helps to counteract the effects of voltage stress.
  • Explain how a layered cable design helps to provide the relief of static charges.

Cable Preparation

  • Describe one method of preparing primary cable for a tape splice.
  • Identify equipment that can be used to prepare primary cable for a tape splice.