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Pentair Thermal Management Becomes nVent
- A New Opportunity to Spark Innovation

Your trusted brands RAYCHEM, TRACER, NUHEAT, PYROTENAX and TraceTek are now part of nVent Thermal Management.

The new company website is in development and will be launched in January 2019. Until then, we are happy to serve your information needs through our current website.

For more information on nVent:
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JBS-100

Overview

The nVent RAYCHEM JBS-100 connection kit is designed to connect power to a single RAYCHEM BTV, QTVR, XTV, KTV, or VPL industrial parallel heating cable. It is approved by FM, CSA, and PTB for use in hazardous locations.

Relevant applications include:

  • process temperature maintenance
  • pipe freeze protection
  • tank heating

Industries Served:
Chemical and Pharmaceutical
Food and Beverage
Marine
Mining
Oil and Gas
Power



YouTube Video:
RAYCHEM JBS-100 Power Connection Kit Installation Video

Technical Specifications

  1. All connection kits used to terminate heating cables, including power connectors, splices, tees, and connectors shall be approved for the respective area classification and approved as a system with the particular type of heating cable in use. Under no circumstances shall terminations be used which are manufactured by a vendor other than the cable manufacturer.
  2. In order to keep connections dry and corrosion resistant, connection kits shall be constructed of nonmetallic, electrostatic, charge-resistant, glass-filled, engineered polymer enclosure rated NEMA 4X. The connection kit stand shall allow for up to four inches (100 mm) of thermal insulation.
  3. Terminals shall be spring clamp wire connection type to provide reliable connection, maintenance-free operation, and ease of reentry.
  4. The connection kit shall use cold-applied materials and shall not require the use of a heat gun, torch, or hot work permit for installation.
  5. The connection kit shall be rated to a minimum installation temperature of -40°F (-40°C), minimum usage temperature of -60°F (-50°C), and maximum pipe temperature of 500°F (260°C).

For detailed product specifications, please refer to the product datasheet.

Warranty

Warranty Information

Warranty Extension Available

Power Connection Kit Installation Video

Connection and Protection