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Title: Process of modifying a cable end

End moldings for high-voltage cables are described wherein the dielectric insulator of the cable is heated and molded to conform to a desired shape. As a consequence, high quality substantially bubble-free cable connectors suitable for mating to premanufactured fittings are made. Disclosed are a method for making the cable connectors either in the field or in a factory, molds suitable for use with the method, and the molded cable connectors, themselves. 5 figs.
Inventors:
Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
87773
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy, Washington, DC (United States) SNL; SCA: 240301; PA: EDB-95:117061; SN: 95001431742
Patent Number(s):
US 5,437,831/A/
Application Number:
PAN: 8-102,184
Contract Number:
AC04-76DP00789
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 1 Aug 1995
Research Org:
AT&T Corporation
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; ELECTRIC CABLES; CONNECTORS; MOLDING; MOLDING MATERIALS; CASTING MOLDS; DESIGN