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PRO-TRACE® TW Connector

SKU: 73901


TECHNICAL DOCUMENTS

 

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APPLICATIONS & INFORMATION

PRO-TRACE® TW Connector is used for underground splices or connections for tracer wire and other applications not exceeding 300 Volts. The silcon filled connector is used to splice or branch-off multiple tracer wires to maintain continuity and provides corrosion protection from the underground elements.

 

      • Patent # 7335050
      • Designed for Tracer Wire
      • Rated for Direct Burial
      • Damp, Wet, and Submersible Locations
      • Silicone Filled (-40°F to 400°F)
      • Water and Corrosion Proof
      • Impact and Crush Resistant
      • 300 Volts Max
      • RoHS Complaint
      • Superior to Twist-On / Wire Nut Connectors
      • Better Strength than 3M of DryConn Wire Nuts
      • Fool Proof Installation

STANDARDS & REFERENCES

PRO-TRACE® TW Connector meets or exceeds all applicable UL standards, and requirements of the National Electrical Code.

 

      • Sealed Wire Connection System for use in Damp, Wet, Raintight, Watertight, Submersible and Direct Bury Locations.

CONSTRUCTION

PRO-TRACE® TW Connector is injection molded from polycarbonate that has outstanding temperature and high-impact resistance. It is superior to breaking and cracking. The outer housing is clear in color and provides visual confidence with each installation. The rotating handle is color coded to meet the APWA color code. The inner housing features a locking mechanism made from zinc and uses applied hand pressure that securely closes and locks the wire inside with ease. A corrosion proof silicone sealant fills the inner housing and provides longevity for each installation.

TABLE 1: WIRE COMBINATIONS (Conductor and Insulation Type Compatibility)

TABLE 2: CONNECTOR (Physical and Electrical Properties)

WEIGHTS, MEASUREMENTS, AND PACKAGING

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

SPECIFICATION EXAMPLE (FOR SPECIFYING ENGINEERS)

Tracer wire shall be a 12 AWG solid, PRO-TRACE® HF-CCS PE30. Tracer wire shall consist of a dead soft annealed, 21% IACS conductivity, copper clad steel conductor with a minimum break load of 282 lbf (55,000 psi) to ensure flexibility and strength. Conductor shall be extruded with a 30 mil, high density polyethylene insulation, and blue in color to meet the APWA color code of the buried utility line. Tracer wire shall be rated for direct burial use at 30 volts and RoHS compliant. Tracer wire shall be PRO-TRACE® HF-CCS PE30 as manufactured by Pro-Line Safety Products and made in the USA. If tracer wire connectors are neccesary, contractor shall use a PRO-TRACE® TW Connector (Part No: 73901) rated for direct burial use filled with silicone sealant to prevent corrosion at connection points.


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