Making Electrical Repairs – Part 3
By Dave Rongey - Summary:|
Emergency electrical repairs using the heat shrink method makes a good tightly fitted insulated covering that helps protects the wire repair in this accessible electrical junction box also known as a ground box enclosure…
How to Make Electrical Repairs – Part 3
Ground Box Enclosure for Electrical Repairs of Direct Burial Cables.
Here is a quick overview of the installed junction box to make this splice accessible. This repair was for a set of #8 Gauge wires serving a water pump submerged in a pond. The buried Power and Communications conduit was not buried at the required 18 inch minimum and was snagged by a tractor. Because of the break in the conduit, I decided to place the splice into an accessible junction box. The splice method was crimp sleeves and heat shrink tubing. Below you will see a summary of the process.
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