The objective of this procedure is to provide a means of repairing gouges, tears or indents on cablesthatoccasionallyhappeninthefield. Thisprocedurecoversbothmediumvoltageandlowvoltage power cables and will restore the cable back to its original integrity.
The purpose of the outer jacket on medium voltage cables and low voltage multi-conducor cablesis to protect the underlying components from physical and environmental damage and serves nodielectric purpose. On low voltage single conductor cables, generally, the outer layer is the cables primary insulating layer.
For medium voltage cables with damage beyond the outer jacket such as the copper tape shield is torn or on low voltage cables where the conductor is damaged, contact your Southwire Represen- tative.
Cable jacket repairs should only be performed by qualified personnel.