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SAFETY NOTES FOR LEAD SHEATHED CABLE


I N T E R N AT I O N A L
C E R T I F I C AT I O N

BS EN ISO 9001:2000
QUALITY
MANAGEMENT
014
Ex e ULTRA GLAND 1. The lead sheath must be round! If not, use a block 4. For efficient earth continuity, expose at least 15 mm
CERTIFIED of wood and a hammer to carefully knock it into of lead sheathing under the armouring. This can
shape.
be done by neatly bending the SWA back at 90,
FITTING INSTRUCTIONS FOR Ex e ULTRA GLAND 2. The diameter over the lead must be measured!
3. The correct Pratley Specified gland size and (custom cleaning off the P.V.C. (or Jute) insulation and
made) lead bush must be used. replacing the wires as neatly as possible.
POLICY STATEMENT GLAND SIZE
"It is Pratley policy to manufacture (Use the correct size gland) SOME PRACTICAL TIPS WHEN FITTING LEAD SHEATHED CABLE
and market products, the performance
of which, must at all times exceed that of GLAND SIZE 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 For any given size of cable gland, the larger the 2. To ensure neatness and prevent the wire armouring
any other directly competing product on
the World Market! D Min 8,5 12,7 15,8 20,5 26,4 34,8 43,4 55,9 67,6 cable, the more care it requires when fitting. The from bending under the P.V.C. outer sheath, use a
We invite you to put this statement Max 12,6 15,7 20,4 26,3 34,7 43,3 55,8 67,5 73,8 most difficult cable to fit is one where the pair of pliers to tie a piece of wire around the
to the test"
DIMEN- A 27 28 30 40 43 52 52 64 64 compression nut is only just large enough to pass armouring to retain it next to the outer sheath.
CEO SION
*B 15 15 20 22 22 30 35 50 50 over the wire armouring. When this is the case the 3. To help in getting the compression nut over the
35 38 45 50 55 70 77 85
following tips will help. armour wires (after they are bent forward again), tie
*C 85
1 CABLE PREPARATION TIPS
1. When bending the armouring back at 90, bend each
a piece of wire around the armouring and twist it
together with a pair of pliers. (To prevent the wire
Use Dimension B Use Dimension C wire back very neatly one at a time 90 to the spiral from breaking, pull the twisted portion outwards
If compression nut fits If compression nut does not fit CERTIFICATION lay of the wire. whilst twisting with pliers).
over outer sheath. over outer sheath Ex e SABS 1031
Outer SABS 1213 Use the correct size gland! (If in doubt, phone Pratley Head Office).
Outer sheath sheath IP68 s A SABS 1222
IEC 60529
IEC 79-0 & 79-7.
SUITABLE FOR USE IN ZONE 1,2,21 & 22. Cut P.V.C. Temporary
SUITABLE FOR USE WITH Ex e EQUIPMENT. here and tie wire
SABS TEST REPORT N 777/87269/M395. remove 90
MS CERTIFICATE N 777/M395.

B Smaller cable C Larger cable Remove


USE OF
D D
this TEMPORARY
Bedding SWA Outer Prepare
P.V.C. TIE WIRES
or lead Sheath the cable end
as shown Bend
Note: back
Lead sheath 90 Armour Wire
For lead sheathed to the spiral
cable - lay of the wire.
see notes below Temporary Armour wires
& overleaf tie wire bent forward
A *B or *C again
D
Turn
shroud Method of retaining
Rubber Cone Cone Compression inside out. large cable armour
Custom Seal Bush Ring Nut wires to help fit the
2 made
Lead
compression nut.
Rubber Custom made Bush
Seal OR lead bush Pull
for lead
sheathed cable.
Should be pushed against Twist To prevent
cone bush taper wire breakage,
pull this way
whilst
PVC or lead bedding Use one or the other Lead Sheath Compression twisting
(not both!) Nut
Custom made Cone Cone
Roll Lead Bush Bush Ring
3 Tighten Apparatus Tighten Fit Compression shroud over to
fit into shroud
Lock Nut as shown. Nut
groove.

After the cone ring is fitted over


the armouring, use a
screwdriver to lever each
CONGRATULATIONS! armour wire outwards (one at a
Rubber Seal Cone You now have a Lever armour
or Lead Bush time) to accept the cone bush.
Gland Body Cone Ring safe IP68 rated wires to form a
Shroud (Neatness is important!)
Bush Ex e termination. cone to accept
Groove cone bush
17/7/2001
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