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End moldings for cable dielectrics

United States Patent

December 5, 2000
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End moldings for high-voltage cables are described wherein the dielectric insulator of the cable is heated and molded to conform to a desired shape. As a consequence, high quality substantially bubble-free cable connectors suitable for mating to premanufactured fittings are made. Disclosed is a method for making the cable connectors either in the field or in a factory, molds suitable for use with the method, and the molded cable connectors, themselves.
Roose; Lars D. (Albuquerque, NM)
The United States of America as represented by United States Department of Energy (Washington, DC)
09/ 134,925
August 17, 1998
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC04-76DP00789 between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and AT&T Technologies, Inc. (Sandia).