Medium Voltage Products

Heat Shrinkable Busbar Insulation Tape

ABIT

Technical Data

Properties Test Method Typical Values
Tensile (MPa) ASTM D 2671 ≥ 11.8
Elongation (%) ASTM D 2671 ≥ 550
Heat Ageing: Tensile (MPa)
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120°C, 168 hrs
s
> 10
> 450
Dielectric Strength (kV/mm) IEC243 ≥ 20
Water Absorption (%) ISO 62 / 23°C, 14 days < 0.5
Copper Corrosion ASTM D 2671 (120°C, 168 hrs) No corrosion
Flammability ASTM D 2671 Self-extinquishing in 60 sec
Dielectric Constant IEC 250 ≤ 3.5
Volume Resistance ( Ω.cm) IEC 93 > 1013

Dimensions

Product Width of Tape (mm) Wall Thickness (mm) Reël Length
Supplied Recovered (m)
ABIT-1 25 1 10
ABIT-2 50 1 10
ABIT-4 100 1 10

 

Description

ABIT is manufactured from radiation cross-linked polyolefin and consists of a dual layer structure, insulation material and hot melt adhesive. This design enables the tape to provide effective electrical insulation and shock protection for busbars up to 36kV.

 

Features

  • Shrink Ratio 30%
  • Operating temperature -55 to 105°C
  • Colours – Red
  • Minimum fully recovered shrink temperature, 100°C
  • Very flexible for ease of installation
  • Excellent tracking resistance & insulation properties.
  • Superior resistance to UV and weathering

 

Applications

  • Busbar insulation for LV of MV applications

Tel: 011 868 3783 • Fax: 011 868 3773
E-mail: office@airshrinksa.co.za
www.airshrinksa.co.za

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