3M™ Cold Shrink Medium Voltage Cable Accessories
For over 60 years, professional electrical workers have trusted 3M for innovative solutions that enhance safety and productivity. That’s why we invented Cold Shrink technology: a revolutionary alternative to traditional heat shrink cable joints and terminations that can be installed in a fraction of the time, without the need for special equipment or permits.
With faster, easier installation, and the long-term reliability provided by superior environmental sealing, 3M™ Cold Shrink Medium Voltage Cable Accessories can help you achieve improved efficiency and performance, as well as significant cost savings.
Read on to learn more about the proven benefits of Cold Shrink technology from the people who invented it.
As part of our study, we looked at the performance difference between two common types of cable terminations.
After putting both methods through several tests in the 3M lab, the results yielded three key benefits. Download our whitepaper to learn more.
3M Cold Shrink products contain elastomeric bonds, giving them elasticity similar to rubber bands. When stretched and then allowed to shrink onto a cable, they exert a strong inward force that produces a constant squeezing effect on the cable – providing excellent electrical performance, and superior environmental sealing compared to heat shrink cable accessories.
It’s a dramatic difference you can immediately see in this demonstration video!
Since inventing Cold Shrink more than 40 years ago, we have continuously improved our technology to offer cable accessories that are reliable, safe, and easy to install, with excellent performance.
3M™ Cold Shrink technology meets or exceeds the standards set by: