RE-GEL - RE-ENTERABLE ENCAPSULANT

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A high dielectric, non-urethane, re-enterable encapsulant based on advanced polymer technology. RE-GEL forms a moisture-proof encapsulation for use in medium-voltage power distribution applications and can be used with either insulated conductors or bare connections where moisture must be excluded. Complete removal of encapsulant from a splice is not necessary upon re-entry, since new material will completely bond to existing cured encapsulant. It offers superior adhesive properties when bonding to conductor insulation. RE-GEL is intended to replace pitches, petroleums, mineral, or silicone oils in splices, termination chambers for network transformers, and potheads. One year shelf life.

CAUTION: When using RE-GEL in termination chambers or 3 phase potheads, the chambers must be thoroughly cleaned using only Denatured Alcohol. Using any other chemicals other than Denatured Alcohol could lead to serious damages as a result.

Packaging

RTC
Product#
ContainerOrdering
UOM
Units/
Case
Case
Weight
Case
Size
(LxWxH)
79474QuartCase126 lbs6 lbs
7948210 Gallon KitCase150 lbs2 - 6 Gallon Pails
79487GallonCase110 lbs5 Gallon Pail

Applications

RE-GEL can be used in:
  • Single splices

  • Y splices

  • Potheads

  • Transition splices

  • Mining cables and splices

  • Termination chamber on network transformer

  • Applications where moisture must be excluded

Basic Information

  • RE-GEL is a high dielectric, non-urethane, re-enterable, encapsulant. RE-GEL is intended for use in medium voltage, power distribution applications and can be used with either insulated conductors or bare connections in applications where moisture must be excluded. RE-GEL is intended to replace pitches, petrolatums, mineral, or silicone oils in splices, termination chambers for network transformers, and potheads.

  • RE-GEL has a distinct advantage over the current splice filling compounds because there is no need for the compound to be heated to a liquid state in order to be poured into the splice or equipment. Also, there is no need to pour RE-GEL in stages to minimize the formation of air voids, saving several man hours per splice. With RE-GEL, there is no measurable expansion or contraction of the material over the entire temperature operating range of the cable.

  • The use of RE-GEL in termination chambers and potheads has the distinct advantage over insulating oils in that, once the material has gelled, it will not leak out of the chamber if there is a failure of the gasket materials. Equipment maintenance is also enhanced since gasket failure will not require immediate de-energizing of the equipment to remove any remaining insulating oil, replace the gasket, and reinstall the oil. RE-GEL is non-flammable, therefore it is an excellent choice for termination chambers.

  • The RE-GEL 10 Gallon kit can ONLY be installed with RE-GEL Pump (79481). RE-GEL Pump (79481) comes with 12 Static Mixers (79509). Please inquire separately about RE-GEL Pump and Static mixers.

Features & Benefits

Gel time 10-20 minutesSave several man hours per splice
No leaking from transformer termination chambersNo outages and no failures
Safe to employeesNo fumes or employee burns
Compatible with cable constructionNo damage to paper or tape


Contact Information

RAINBOW TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
261 Cahaba Valley Pkwy
Pelham, AL 35124
1-800-637-6047
(205) 733-0333,
sales@rainbowtech.net

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