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Overview

TE’s Raychem HVBT tapes are designed to combine the integrity of a heat shrink tubing with the versatility of wraparound products. The HVBT tapes are quick and easy to install. Upon application of heat the tapes shrink and the adhesive lining melts, amalgamating the overlapping layers to produce a complete lap to lap seal. A single layer of the HVBT tape, two-thirds overlapped, will provide AC voltage withstand (flashover protection) to at least 17.5 kV increasing to 36 kV if a second layer is applied. Although the HVBT tapes will adhere to themselves and other insulating materials, they will not adhere to metal or porcelain, allowing easy removal for maintenance. The HVBT tapes offer a simple and effective solution to the problems of retrofit insulation of busbars, particularly where existing equipment cannot be dismantled. They can be used for indoor and outdoor applications and are easily installed over a wide variety of shapes, including complex connections.  

KEY FEATURES

  • Compatible with all TE’s Raychem medium voltage insulation enhancement systems
  • Easy to apply using readily available equipment
  • Indoor and Outdoor use
  • Anti-tracking properties
  • Continues operating temperature up to 90°C
  • Versatile and flexible at temperatures as low  as -40°C.
  1. High Voltage Busbar Tape Installation Video (English)

Learn how to install TE Connectivity's Raychem high voltage busbar insulation tape (HVBT). It is a heat-shrinkable, adhesive-coated tape which provides insulation enhancement and protection against accidentally induced flashover.

Features

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Product Type Features

  • Material System  Polyolefin

  • Technology  Heat Shrink

Electrical Characteristics

  • Voltage Class (kV) ≤ 36

Body Features

  • Color  Red

Dimensions

  • Tape Width (mm) 25, 50, 100

  • Tape Width (in) 1, 2, 4

Usage Conditions

  • Operating Temperature Range (°C) 90

Operation/Application

  • Equipment  Bus Bars

  • Application Type  OEM

  • Low Halogen  Yes

Product Availability

  • Product Availability  EMEA

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