Elastimold® Advanced Connection System – Shear Bolt enables safer, simpler underground cable connections

<b>MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 27, 2017</b> – The Elastimold® Advanced 
Connection System – Shear Bolt, new from Thomas &amp; Betts® (T&amp;B®),
 a member of the ABB Group, installs with a standard wrench and without 
additional components.

Thomas & Betts Corporation

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 27, 2017 – The Elastimold® Advanced Connection System – Shear Bolt, new from Thomas & Betts® (T&B®), a member of the ABB Group, installs with a standard wrench and without additional components.
 
The simplified installation of the Elastimold Advanced Connection System – Shear Bolt enables underground cable connections to be made more safely and quickly.

Additional benefits of the Elastimold Advanced Connection System – Shear Bolt include a head that shears off at the appropriate torque, which reduces the chance of human error and provides greater reliability. The new Shear Bolt also features a range-taking selection of four sizes to accommodate wire sizes from 2AWG to 1,250MCM, thus simplifying selection for greater flexibility and inventory reduction.

“The Elastimold Advanced Connection System – Shear Bolt is the latest product to be incorporated into the Elastimold Advanced Connection System,” said Guillermo Cruz, global product line manager – cable accessories at T&B. “It’s consistent with the system’s overall purpose in providing safe, reliable and flexible separable connectors for underground cable. Like other connectors in the system, Elastimold Advanced Connection System – Shear Bolt’s range-taking selection of four sizes substantially reduces the chance of accidentally installing the wrong connector.”

The easily sheared Elastimold Advanced Connection System – Shear Bolt leaves a smooth finish that enables a flush fit against the body of the connector; filing down burrs or sharp edges is no longer necessary. Installation with a wrench and no additional components, as well as easy shearing at the correct torque, enable the Elastimold Advanced Connection System – Shear Bolt to be installed reliably with just a simple hand tool to expedite work in tight spaces.

Made of aluminum and electroplated with tin, the Elastimold Advanced Connection System – Shear Bolt is current rated up to 900 amps for aluminum or copper conductors. It is compatible with Elastimold T body connectors, as well as vault stretchers and straight receptacles from 15kV to 35kV and IEEE 386 separable connectors
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Elastimold Advanced Connection System – Shear Bolts are available as stand-alone items or in kits.

For more information about T&B’s Elastimold Advanced Connection System – Shear Bolt, please visit http://www.tnb.com/pub/en/node/200 or call (800) 238-5000.
 
Thomas & Betts Corporation, a member of the ABB Group, is a global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of essential components used to manage the connection, distribution, transmission and reliability of electrical power in utility, industrial, commercial, and residential applications. With a portfolio of more than 200,000 products marketed under more than 45 premium brand names, Thomas & Betts products are found wherever electricity is used. Thomas & Betts’ headquarters are in Memphis, Tenn. For more information, please visit www.tnb.com.
 
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