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Do you have questions about the assembly or installation of one of our products or do you have general questions?

Here you will find answers to the most frequently asked questions.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) at BBC Cellpack Electrical Products

Questions

Are BBC Cellpack heat shrinkable cable joints, cast resin joints or gel joints approved for use in areas subject to explosion hazard?
Are BBC Cellpack insulation tapes (e.g. No. 128) suitable for repairing cables and cores?
Are BBC Cellpack sealing compounds resistant to petrol?
Are BBC Cellpack sets resistant to organic fertilisers?
Are end joints and branch joints for medium voltage available from BBC Cellpack?
Are gel joints suitable for multiple use (reusability)?
Are the BBC Cellpack SHE house connection points suitable for feed-through in a floor slab, as a replacement for e.g. a multi-branch house connection point?
Are the cable sets resistant to sea water?
Are there any findings available on the general UV resistance of self-sealing tapes for above-ground installation?
Are there any minimum distances that have to be kept when working with cast resin or gel systems?
Can a cast resin joint be cast when live?
Can a hot-air blower also be used to shrink heat shrinkable components?
Can a polyurethane 2-component cast resin be used after the best-before date?
Can an Easycell® joint also be assembled at cold temperatures?
Can BBC Cellpack cast resin also be used in connection with other housing shapes (e.g. branch box)?
Can BBC Cellpack DR / DR-L crimp connectors, such as those included in the Easy-Fix repair kit, be used for solid conductors?
Can BBC Cellpack DR crimped connectors be used for connecting different cable classes / core cross-sections?
Can BBC Cellpack EASYCELL® be used in water?
Can BBC Cellpack test adapters also be used for the screwable T-cable connections of other manufacturers?
Can I make my own joint from various heat shrinkable tubes?
Can I use an Easycell branch joint to connect or branch off several cables?
Can sets be used under the influence of public swimming pool water?
Can the cable sets be used for drinking water applications?
Can the CHM / CHMSV 24 kV straight-through joints also be used for 12 kV cables?
Can the contact pin be reused with Cellplux CTS and CTKS connectors?
Can the EASYCELL straight-through joints be combined with CU conductors and AL conductors?
Can the Easycell® joint also be used as an end joint?
Can the screw cable lugs of the Cellplux connector family be used on a fine stranded cable with a class 5 copper conductor?
Can the screw cable lugs of the Cellplux connector product range be used on a flexible cable (e.g.: PowerAmp-AMS) with a class 5 conductor made of aluminium?
Can the SRMAHV shrinkable sleeves also be used to repair a cable sheath in low or medium voltage cables?
Can three cable ends be connected?
Do BBC Cellpack cable accessories feature integrated strain relief?
Do the BBC Cellpack gel products impact the rubber cable sheath (e.g. H07RN-F) and can they be used for this purpose?
For which conductor shapes/conductor classes can I use BBC Cellpack screw connectors type CSV, CSV-T and screw cable lug type CSK?
How can a flat cable (e.g. pump connection cable) be connected with a “normal” cable?
How can AK screw branch clamps be used?
How can FK overhead line terminals be used?
How can KP branch clamps be used?
How do I assemble a press cable lug?
How do I assemble a screw connector (CSV, CSV-T, CSV-LHS)?
How do I dispose of excess cast resin?
How does the shrinkable tube work?
How is a SHE heat shrinkable wall duct used?
How is the BBC Cellpack cast resin used?
How is the shield continuity wire to be used?
How long does the cast resin have to be mixed for?
How long does the EG cast resin take to harden at an ambient temperature of 15 °C?
How to I correctly shrink a heat shrinkable tube (SR...)?
How to I correctly shrink a spreader cap SEH...?
In which temperature range can the Cellpack EASYCELL joints be installed?
Is an SR installation of SMH under plaster possible?
Is it allowed to use EPDM cable connections (e.g. CTS) outdoor (UV-exposure)?
Is it allowed to use the lubricant from other manufacturers instead of GM1 for cable connections?
Is the SRAT or SRBB heat shrinkable tube suitable for protecting busbars and shortening distances?
The outer sheath of an E90 cable is damaged. Can a shrinkable sleeve be used for repairs?
The surfaces of the screw and pluggable separable connectors made of EPDM rubber (Cellplux) shine, is that a problem?
To which extent do cast resin joints protect against the penetration of gases?
To which extent do cast resin joints protect against the penetration of water?
What are alkaline earth metals?
What does “resistant to chemical effects” mean?
What does FE180 and E90 stand for?
What is important to consider in connection with cast resin and rain / moisture?
What is the advantage of BBC Cellpack cast resin joints?
What is the advantage of BBC Cellpack gels?
What is the advantage of BBC Cellpack heat shrinkable cable joints?
What is the difference between hardening time and pot life?
What is the difference between low and medium voltage sets?
What is the processing temperature of thermal stability of POWER GEL?
What is the protection calss (IPXX) of heat shrinkable cable joints and heat shrinkable tubes?
What is the tightening torque of the PIN of a CWS 400A connector when the Allen Key is no longer fitted?
What is the touch protection of the encapsulated separable cable connectors?
What must be taken into account with components that contain halogens and their application?
What temperatures must be observed when storing BBC Cellpack PUR cast resin products?
What to look for when selecting a joint?
When is it recommended to use a counter-holder?
Which cable lugs are suitable for outdoor cable terminations?
Which cast resins does BBC Cellpack provide?
Which compression cable lugs and compression connectors can be used for conductor class 5 + 6 (fine-strand + extra-fine-strand, according to DIN/IEC 60228)?
Which connectors can be used to connect concentric conductors (Ceander, wire screen)?
Which crimping pliers can be used for AVS and AVUS core connectors?
Which crimping pliers can be used for DR crimp connectors and the EASY-FIX shrinkable set?
Which heat shrinkable tubes are permitted in accordance with UL (Underwriters Laboratories)?
Which impact wrenches are suitable for shearing off shear head bolts?
Which joint systems are there for the low voltage range?
Which products fit onto a conductor cable?
Which sets are suitable for use in potentially explosive atmospheres (ATEX)?
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