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Overview

Special designs for wind power stations and offshore applications with bronze protection cover available upon request.
raychem plug-in termination rpit

Our Raychem RPIT Plug-In Terminations separable connectors are designed for both aluminum or copper conductors in accordance with IEC 60228 and are compatible with inner cone bushings size 2 (800 A) and size 3 (1250 A) as per EN 50180/EN 50181. RPIT product series are available for system voltages from 12 kV up to 52 kV for any type of cable and are compliant with CENELEC HD 629.1.S2:2006- A1:2008 (up to 42 kV) and IEC 60840 (52 kV). In addition, RPIT terminations can be customized with an optional voltage detection point and a special material composition for harsh environments.

The inner cone termination incorporates a high-quality contact system which ensures reliable current transmission from the cable conductor to the busbar. The electrical interfaces between the silicone stress relief cone to the cable and the bushing are kept permanently sealed using a pressure component. This element is housed in the protection cover, which is sealed with heat-shrinkable tubing.

We make the installation and plug-in of inner cone terminations simple by using silicone component and offering an easy-to-handle installation tool, which is compatible with industry-wide standards.

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Key Features

  • Shielded inline connection for gas insulated switchgears and transformers up to 52 kV 
  • Metal-enclosed, hermetically insulated and suitable outdoor use
  • Designed to be used for different conductor types in accordance with IEC 60228
  • Optional voltage detection point
  • Fully compatible with EN 50180 and EN 50181 standardized inner cone bushings
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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: Does TE offer any installation training for the Raychem RPIT Plug-In Termination system?

Answer: Yes, our Raychem Plug-In Terminations are part of our cable accessories training program. To learn more about our installation training program visit: TE.com/trainingcenter.

 

Question: We currently use inner cone termination from another supplier. Can we use Raychem RPIT Plug-in Termination?

Answer: Yes, the medium voltage bushing is made according to EN50180/50181 standard, which enables the exchangeability of plug-in terminations, independently of their manufacturers.

 

Question: Is there any specific tool available to install Plug-In Termination System?

Answer: Yes, we designed a specific tool box, to install our Raychem RPIT very easily and quickly. Learn more.

 

Question: Which voltage range does Plug-In Termination System cover?

Answer: Our Raychem RPIT for inner cone bushings size 3 can cover voltage up to 52kV (1250A). Our Raychem RPIT for inner cone bushings size 2, covers up to 42 kV (800A).

 

Question: Does Plug-In Termination System have field service experience?

Answer: Our Plug-In Termination System has been used all around the world since 2006, in applications such as railway, metro, oil & gas production, Wind energy production. Read our case study to learn more.

Features

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Product Type Features

  • Dead Break Connection Technology  Separable Connector

  • Dead Break Connection Connector Type  Inner Cone, Wedge & Contact Ring

  • Bushing Type  Size 2, Size 3

  • Cable Shield Style  Copper Tape, Copper Wire

  • Insulation  Polymeric

  • Screened  Screened, Yes

  • Product Family  RPIT

Configuration Features

  • Number of Cores  1

Electrical Characteristics

  • Dead Break Connection Voltage Class (kV) ≤ 12, ≤ 24, ≤ 36, ≤ 42

Body Features

  • Dead Break Connection Conductor Material  Aluminum/Copper

Housing Features

  • Armoring  No

Dimensions

  • Dead Break Connection Conductor Diameter (mm) 7 – 24.6, 7 – 32, 7.2 – 8.6, 7.6 – 24.6, 7.6 – 32.5, 8.7 – 10.2, 10.3 – 12, 11.6 – 13.5, 12 – 24.6, 12.9 – 15, 13 – 32.5, 14.5 – 16.8, 16.7 – 19.2, 17 – 32.5, 18.8 – 21.6, 21.2 – 24.6, 24 – 27.6, 27.3 – 32.5, 32.5 – 35

  • Dead Break Connection Insulation Diameter (mm) 21 – 33, 21 – 39, 23 – 50, 23.5 – 26.5, 23.5 – 36, 23.5 – 42, 26 – 29, 26 – 40, 26 – 42.5, 26 – 50, 26.5 – 30, 28 – 31, 29 – 32, 30 – 33, 32 – 35, 33 – 36, 35 – 37.5, 36 – 39, 37 – 40, 40 – 42.5, 42 – 45, 45 – 47.5, 47 – 50, 50 – 53, 52 – 55

  • Cross-Section Range (mm²) 50, 50 – 400, 50 – 630, 70, 70 – 630, 95, 120, 120 – 400, 150, 150 – 630, 185, 240, 240 – 630, 300, 400, 500, 630, 800

Operation/Application

  • Halogen Free  Yes

  • Marine-Offshore-Shipbuilding Certified  No

  • Free of Lead, Cadmium, Heavy Metals  Yes

  • Emission Free  Yes

  • Non-Toxic & Non-Corrosive Emission  Yes

  • Application Type  Inner Cone

Industry Standards

  • Design Specification  CENELEC HD 629.1, GB/T 12706.4-2008, HD629.1-S2

  • UL Rating  No

Product Availability

  • Dead Break Connection Product Availability  AMERICAS, ANZPAC, ASIA, EMEA, Worldwide

Other

  • Installation Instruction  Chinese, English, German

Reference Number

  • TE Internal Number CAT-RPIT

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