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Splicing an Underground Electrical Cable

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How are underground electrical power cables spliced? How to install resin filled cable joint kits for splicing underground wire.

Methods for Splicing Underground Electrical Cables

Electrical Question: How are underground electrical power cables spliced?

This electrical wiring question came from: Zohaib, a Electrician from , Pennsylvania.
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Additional Comments: This is indeed a very helpful site

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Zohaib.

How to Splice Underground Cables

Application: Splice Electrical Wiring.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best performed by a Certified Electrician or Electrical Contractor.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools and Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience and ability to work with tools.
Precaution: Identify the circuit, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring.
Important: Burnt or damaged wiring and circuit components should be replaced with new electrical materials of the same voltage and amperage rating.
Notice: Repairs to Home Electrical Wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes and installing new or replacement electrical parts or equipment may require to have a permit and be inspected.

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