Deadbreak Cable Adapter

15/25kV Deadbreak Cable Adapter

This product is an accessory that is used for Disconnectable Splices and Deadbreak Elbows. For 15/25kV voltage classes, a single 600A Deadbreak Elbow housing is used with a variety of cable insulation diameters. As such, the installation of a Deadbreak Elbow housing requires a Cable Adapter to create an interference fit. Depending on the cable insulation diameter, the Cable Adapter can have a large wall-thickness which makes installation difficult. To make installation easier, Richards Cable Adaptors come with an innovative assembly aid that acts like a ramp to ease installation. The ribs on the wedge make certain grease will remain inside of the cable adaptor, allowing it to slide easily into place.

This simple solution is just one example of how seriously we take making our products as safe and user-friendly as possible.

IEEE 386 – Industry Minimum Requirements
Voltage Ratings
Voltage Class, Phase-to-Phase 15kV 25kV 35kV
Maximum Operating Voltage – (phase-to-ground) 8.3kV 15.2kV 21.1kV
Corona Voltage Level – (partial discharge extinction voltage) 11kV 19kV 26kV
AC Withstand – (1 minute) 34kV 40kV 50kV
Impulse-Withstand Voltage – (BIL) 95kV 125kV 150kV


Continuous Current Ratings
Aluminum 600A
Copper 900A


Short-Time Current Ratings
Aluminum 25kA, 10c. and 10kA, 3s.
Copper 40kA, 10c. and 10kA, 3s.
Resource Details

P625CA & P635CA

Product Data Sheets

15/25/28kV & 35kV Deadbreak Cable Adapter

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