Electrical cables are routinely connected to many different types of equipment. When a connection to equipment is made, the cable must be terminated, or ended, at the connection point. This course discusses different types of cable terminations, how they are installed, and how they help cables function properly. Problems associated with voltage stress and the function of stress cones are also discussed.
- Recognize and identify typical primary cable terminations.
- Explain what voltage stress is and how terminations are built to avoid voltage stress problems.
- Describe how to install a tape termination, an elbow termination, a porcelain termination, and a rubber termination.
SUBJECTS AND OBJECTIVES
Introduction to Terminations
- Describe the function of a cable termination.
- Identify and describe three classes of terminations.
- Describe how to install a tape termination.
- Distinguish between load-break and non-load-break elbow terminations.
- Describe how to install an elbow termination on a primary URD cable.
- Recognize and identify porcelain primary terminations.
- Describe how to install a porcelain termination.
Rubber Cable Terminations
- Describe how to install a molded, slip-on rubber termination.
- Describe how to install a cold-shrink rubber termination.
- Describe how to install a heat-shrink rubber termination.