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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


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 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 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 cast resin joints that were not completely cast during installation still be fully cast at a later point in time?
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 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 SRMAHV shrinkable sleeves also be used to repair a cable sheath in low or medium voltage cables?
Can three cable ends be interconnected?
Do BBC Cellpack tubes – type SR(H), SRAT and SRBB – contain chlorine and sulphur?
Do the BBC Cellpack gel products impact the rubber cable sheath (e.g. H07RN-F) and can they be used for this purpose?
How can a flat cable (e.g. pump connection cable) be connected with a “normal” cable?
How can pump lines be connected?
How do I assemble a press cable lug?
How do I assemble a press connector?
How do I assemble a screw connector (CSV, CSV-T, CSV-LHS)?
How do I correctly shrink a heat shrinkable tube (SR...)?
How do I correctly shrink a spreader cap SEH...?
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?
In which temperature range can the Cellpack EASYCELL joints be installed?
Is an SR installation of SMH under plaster possible?
Is it possible to use the CHE/CAE and CHESK/CAESK cable terminations with the class 5 & 6 conductor?
Is it possible, to use clamps in spring clamp technology in combination with Cellpack sealing compounds (gel / cast resin)?
The outer sheath of an E90 cable is damaged. Can a shrinkable sleeve be used for repairs?
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 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 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 service life of cable fittings from BBC Cellpack GmbH?
What is the transport, storage, mounting and operation conditions for BBC Cellpack heat shrink joints and components for low voltage cables up to Umax = 1,2kV?
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?
Which cast resins does BBC Cellpack provide?
Which crimping pliers can be used for AVS and AVUS core connectors?
Which heat shrinkable tubes are permitted in accordance with UL (Underwriters Laboratories)?
Which impact wrenches are suitable for shearing off shear head bolts?
Which sets are suitable for use in potentially explosive atmospheres (ATEX)?

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