This type of connection has been mechanically tested by simultaneous traction and twisting, followed by a proofing test in a soda bath. Before the short-circuiting tests, all components of this equipment are subject to a cycle of 168 hours in a salt fog for artificial aging.
The systems withstand a rating on clamps of 8 and 17.5 kA-60 cycles (1 s)
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