Tag: cable lugs

Tensile Test on UTM

Tensile Test on UTM: Video Guide

Tensile test on UTM is a common method used to evaluate the mechanical properties of materials. A tensile test involves applying a tensile load to a sample of material until it breaks or deforms and measuring the response of the material under that load. One common tool used to perform …

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Earth resistance

What is Earth Resistance? How to measure it?

Electrical systems can fault at any time due to equipment failure, power surges caused by lightning strikes, or variations in the power grid. These faults can be hazardous for individuals handling electrical equipment, as they become an instantaneous pathway for current to flow. It’s here that the concept of proper …

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Types Of Cable Glands And Their Applications

A cable gland is a device attached to the end of an electrical cable to secure that particular part of the device. Cable Glands permit its entry into the electrical equipment, enhancing the system with earthing, grounding, bonding, insulation, sealing, retention and strain relief. They are applicable for the processing …

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Bimetallic lugs

Types of Bimetallic Lugs and Specifications

The specifications of bimetallic cable lugs (aluminium barrel – copper palm) destined for installation on circular or semi-circular sectorial shaped, stranded, compacted aluminium conductors of power cables are highlighted in this blog. Bimetallic lugs prevent galvanic action due to dissimilar contact, primarily when a copper bus bar is connected to …

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Installation of Cable Lugs

Cable lugs are electrical components used to safely connect wires and cable terminals to electrical equipment or terminate them. They are designed to easily and securely connect and disconnect electrical joints permanently or for maintenance. There are different types of cable lugs available for various electrical applications. They are essential …

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Cable Lugs Design

Cable Lugs Design and Safety Principles as Defined in IEC & UL Standard

Follow us on LinkedIn for regular updates on our Earthing and Lightning Protection Products! Cable lugs help in the easy installation of cable termination and aid in the repair and maintenance of electrical devices or cables. Commonly, the lugs are used to connect one cable with another or to connect …

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Bimetallic Usage

Bimetallic Lugs: Definition & Usage

Follow us on LinkedIn for regular updates on everything about Bi-metallic Lugs! Bimetallic Lugs are constructed using a copper palm and aluminium barrel and are used to terminate aluminium conductors onto copper bus bars. Using these lugs in control panels, switchgear, and combiner boxes in Solar Plants prevents corrosion and …

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