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Non-Shielded Corona-Resistant Cable promotes coal mine uptime.

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May 16, 2014 - Intended for use on full voltage insulators in coal mining power centers, non-shielded 15 kV jumper cable is completely immune to damaging effects of corona and tracking. This discharge-resistant cable features heat-, moisture-, and oil-resistant rubber jacket as well as proprietary insulation material. Flexible and mechanically rugged to withstand installation, cable is available in No. 2, 2/0, and 4/0 AWG as well as 350 and 500 kcmil sizes.

Kerite

49 Day Street, Seymour, CT, 06483, USA

Original Press Release

Kerite Non-Shielded Cable for Coal Mining Power Centers

Press release date: May 6, 2014

Superior quality discharge-resistant cable is immune to corona

Kerite, a leading manufacturer of high quality insulated utility and industrial power cable, announces non-shielded 15kv jumper cable for use on full voltage insulators in coal mining power centers. Kerite’s non-shielded jumper cable is completely immune to the damaging effects of corona and tracking. It can be installed easily and its superior quality and corona resistance significantly reduces the risk of equipment failure and subsequent coal mine downtime. Kerite’s non-shielded15kV jumper cable has a rubber jacket that is resistant to heat, moisture and oil.

The cable is also flexible and mechanically rugged so it can withstand the rigors of installation, and is easier to form and install than expensive, rigid copper bus work.

Featuring Kerite’s superior jacket material and specially formulated insulation using time-proven materials and manufacturing techniques to resist discharge and corona, Kerite’s 15kv jumper cable is the perfect choice for coal mine power centers.  The non-shielded15kV jumper cable is available in the following sizes: #2, 2/0, 4/0 AWG, 350 and 500 kcmil.

About Kerite

Kerite, founded in 1854 and headquartered in Seymour, Connecticut, is a member of the Marmon Utility Group of companies. For 160 years, Kerite has manufactured the highest quality insulated utility transmission and distribution power cable, as well as industrial power cable. We offer a full suite of turnkey installation and field service capabilities through our affiliated Kerite Cable Services group. For more information, call 1-800.777.7483, email powercable@kerite.com or visit www.kerite.com.

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