Choosing the Right Terminations

The termination chart in this guide shows the available options to consider when buying a terminating product and tells you what these different options mean.

Questions to ask yourself before ordering a terminating product.

What is the Voltage Rating? 5kV____  8kV____15kV____ 25/28kV____35 kV____  46 kV____
What is the Insulation Level? 100% ____ 133%____
What is the Conductor Size? ___________________AWG/kcmil
What is the Cable/Shielding Type? Tape, Drain Wire, UniShield, LC Shielded, Jacketed Concentric Neutral, or Other.
What is Conductor Material? Copper ___________ 
Aluminum (Al/Cu) ____________
Where will the termination be mounted?
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Cabinet Indoor
  • Vented Cabinet Outdoor
  • Heated Cabinet Outdoor

3M ELPD Catalog; p. 203