3M™ Cold Shrink Connector Insulators 8420 and 8430 Series are designed using 3M’s proprietary cold shrink delivery system. Products are supplied prestretched on a removable core for efficiency and ease of installation. Removal of the core (unwinding) after positioning the splice allows the product to shrink into position forming a moisture-tight seal. The live memory action of the specially formulated EPDM material promotes a permanent, durable environmental seal and insulation, with a typical operating tem
- Specially designed for primary insulation of solid dielectric insulated wires and cable splicing rated to 1000 volts
- Simple installation which requires no tools
- Sealing of terminal lug barrels, conduit couplings and conduit-to-cable breakouts
- Made of black EPDM rubber
- Made of EPDM rubber which contains no chlorides or sulfur
- Withstands temperatures of -40 to 194 degrees F (-40 to 90 degrees C)
- Environmental sealing for communication and other non-electrical applications
|Length||6 in||152.4 mm|
What is 3M™ Cold Shrink Insulator 8429-6, 10/case used for?
The 3M™ Cold Shrink Insulator 8429-6, 10/case is used to insulate and seal connections such as coaxial cables and connectors in cellular communication towers, broadcasting antennas and more.
Is the installation of this product easy?
Yes! One of the advantages of the cold shrink technology is that it simplifies installation by eliminating most steps associated with traditional heat-shrinking methods. Just position it over the connection area before you pull out removal tabs on each end to expand insulators around mating surfaces.
Can I use it outdoors without worrying about water penetration or corrosion?
Yes! This product has excellent weather resistance properties (UV rays, ozone) along with a very good moisture seal capability protecting copper tubing against environmental elements on-site damages. It also demonstrates high mechanical stability that allows engineers/designers/users reliable performance throughout different types of harsh environments.
The 3M™ Cold Shrink Insulator 8429-6 is a high-quality insulating solution designed to provide reliable protection for electrical connections. This product is specifically engineered to withstand harsh environmental conditions, making it ideal for a wide range of applications in industries such as telecommunications, power distribution, and transportation. With its innovative cold shrink technology, the insulator is easy to install, requiring no heat or special tools. Simply unwind the pre-stretched core and watch it shrink tightly onto the cable, creating a secure and long-lasting seal.
One of the key features of the 3M™ Cold Shrink Insulator 8429-6 is its exceptional electrical insulation properties. It offers reliable protection against moisture, dust, and other contaminants, ensuring optimal performance and longevity of electrical connections. The insulator is made from high-quality silicone rubber, which provides excellent resistance to UV radiation, ozone, and extreme temperatures. This makes it suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications, even in challenging environments.
With a case containing 10 insulators, the 3M™ Cold Shrink Insulator 8429-6 offers great value for money. Each insulator is individually packaged, ensuring easy handling and storage. The compact design of the insulator allows for flexibility in installation, making it suitable for a variety of cable sizes. Whether you need to insulate power cables, coaxial cables, or other types of electrical connections, the 3M™ Cold Shrink Insulator 8429-6 is a reliable and cost-effective solution that will meet your needs.
- Easy to install with no heat or special tools required
- Exceptional electrical insulation properties for reliable protection
- Made from high-quality silicone rubber for durability
- Resistant to UV radiation, ozone, and extreme temperatures
- Compact design for flexibility in installation
- Individually packaged for easy handling and storage
- Suitable for a variety of cable sizes and applications