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Old 04-13-2016, 11:10 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Example from 4160V vfd, 105 amps continuous

Smaller crimps on 5KV rated cable

https://www.flickr.com/photos/141097.../shares/5kez6P

The crimps appear to start at least 1/4 inch from the edge and from the end of the lug

The visible parts of the bus show as copper. The plating appears to be tin?

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Old 04-13-2016, 11:16 PM   #22 (permalink)
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1600 amp horizontal bus, 600 amp vertical bus

This 600V switchgear has 1600 amp bus. The bars are braced for 65,000 amp faults (structure)

The 600 amp vertical bus looks a bit puny by comparison

This has nothing to do with crimping .. the equipment is being de-commissioned so I took the opportunity

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