POWER CABLE SPIKING & CUTTING TOOLS

PBwel offers a range of Ultra-safe integrated electrohydraulic cable cutters which are useful to check and to ensure the absence of voltage on LV and MV underground cables. 

Checking before cutting and spiking reduces accidents, and the PBwel power cables and cutting tool ultrasafe range allows engineers to perform safe cutting and spiking operations.

What is cable Spiking tools?

The SPIKE Tool is a safety device used to keep electrical workers safe. SPIKE pierces the neutral or sheath of a cable, as well as its insulation, to reach the main conductor. If the cable is powered prior to cutting, an arcing fault is caused by breaking down the insulation.

Why spike tool are used?

Spiking is used to ensure that the cable is not live. Cables should be spiked using cable spiking equipment after positive MV-HV cable identification to confirm the circuit is not Live at HV — cables are frequently preliminarily spiked to enable jointing or terminating of faulty 11kV/33kV cables.

Safety procedure for safe spiking and cuttings LV MV cables

1. Check spiking kit
2. Install Earthing Braid & Rod
3. Connect harting plug of the control unit
4. Install the Picoup
5. Turn button on “Cut”
6. Put safety mat
7. Install control unit on the edge of pit
8. Insert battery
9. Deny access to the area during C.A.T
10.Leave a distance of 8 metres from the operating area
11. Activate transmitter button “ON”
12. Wait until the operation is complete (roughly 2 to 5 min)
13. After C.A.T deactivate transmitter button “OFF”
14. Open tool. Turn button on “Zero”. And after “OPEN”
15. Recharge battery clean blade & spike

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PBwel is the leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of quality electrical safety products.

PBwel is a globally recognised designer, manufacturer and supplier of temporary portable earthing, voltage detectors, Buchholz relays and electrical safety products.

With a heritage spanning over eighty years, and world-class experience in equipment designed for the safe maintenance of power systems, PBwel provides customers with high-quality service, reliable solutions and technical expertise.

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