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​CMVBT

​Medium voltage crosslinked polyolefin bus bar tape

Anti-track, adhesive coated, heat shrink tape specifically designed for insulating and protecting medium voltage bus bar.

Features and Benefits

  • 1.7:1 shrink ratio
  • Reduces bus bar clearance requirements
  • Protects against accidental flashover
  • Anti-track
  • Halogen free
  • Continuous operating temperature: -40°C to 90°C
  • Shrink temperature: 120°C

Standards

  • Tested to ANSI C37.20.2 standards for medium voltage switchgear applications to 25 kV

Typical Applications

  • Insulation and protection of bus bar joints

Installation Instructions

  • CMVBT-1 is best for short lengths
  • CMVBT-2 is most commonly used and versatile
  • CMVBT-4 is used for long lengths
  • A 2/3 overlap is recommended
  • One layer application required to 17 kV
  • Two layer application required to 25 kV

Ordering

  • Select a roll width which will shrink snugly over the component to be covered.
  • Standard product is red and supplied in 25 ft rolls
  • For each item please specify the product name
  • Order Example: CMVBT-1

Please contact your Customer Service Representative for information on custom colors, sizes, lengths and material data sheet.

Product Properties

For Services to 25 kV over Bolted Bus Bar

Order Number Roll Width
(Min)
Backing Thickness Recovered
(Nom)
Roll Length
  MM IN MM IN M FT
CMVBT-1 25.4 1 1.06 0.042 7.62 25
CMVBT-2 50.8 2 1.06 0.042 7.62 25
CMVBT-4 101.6 4 1.06 0.042 7.62 25

Clearances with Insulation

System Voltage BIL P to P P to G
KV KV MM IN MM IN
15 95 64 2.5 74 2.9
17 110 86 3.4 106 4.2
25 125 114 4.5 152 6.0

P to P: Phase to Phase orientation
P to G: Phase to Ground orientation Spacing based on metal to metal dimension prior to insulation

Markets / Applications

  • Communication Power & Control
  • Industrial
  • Industrial Construction/Automation
  • Mining
  • OEM
  • Petrochem/Pulp & Paper
  • Transit
  • Water/Waste Water Treatment

Documentation

Version: 01 2018/JAN/02
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