Press Release Summary:
QIKSLEEVE(TM) features all-aluminum, open design that allows visual inspection, does not trap water, and eliminates corrosion issues due to dissimilar metals. Anti-reverse clip assists in initial installation of connector, while visual indicator verifies installation. Field re-adjustment capability helps eliminate potential of scrapping incorrectly applied splices. QIKSLEEVE meets ANSI C119.4 Standard and heavy-duty AA high temperature current ratings.
Original Press Release:
FCI-Burndy® Announces Qiksleeve(TM) For Slack Span and Tension Applications
Expands the capability of conventional field splice applications
FCI-BURNDY® Products, a leading connector manufacturer and provider of OEM solutions to the industrial, energy, and automotive industries, presents QIKSLEEVE(TM) Aerial Wedge Splice for slack span and tension applications. The new Burndy Aerial Wedge Splice features significant design, energy, and labor saving improvements over conventional tubular connector methods.
QIKSLEEVE has a range taking open design feature that replaces several conventional designs. The open design allows visual inspection and ease of installation. The anti-reverse clip assists in the initial installation of the connector and visual indicator also ensures verification of installation. QIKSLEEVE's all aluminum open style does not trap water and eliminates corrosion issues due to dissimilar metals.
The overall construction provides flexible, rapid and long life dependable performance. QIKSLEEVE has 30% less resistance than conventional designs and has less than a 3 year payback in kw savings. It reduces warehouse and line truck inventory when used in place of tubular automatics. Additionally, the field re-adjustment capability reduces the potential of scrapping incorrectly applied splices.
QIKSLEEVE meets ANSI C119.4 Standard and heavy duty AA high temperature current ratings.
About FCI-BURNDY Products
FCI-BURNDY Products, located in Manchester, NH, is the third largest connector manufacturer in the world, and provides reliable connection systems and solutions to the telecommunications, data, industrial and instrumentation, energy, automotive, and military/aerospace industries. For additional information contact FCI at 47 East Industrial Park Drive, Manchester, NH, 03109, call Customer Service at (800) 346-4175 or visit the website www.fciconnect.com.