Polyurethane Resin Compound

  • Mixing of a high performance 2 part polyurethane resin compound in a transparent, totally enclosed extremely safe handling single Swishpak®
  • Independently tested to BS EN 50393 by a leading U.K. test house
  • The well proven Birkett Swishpak® polyurethane resin compound is designed and tested for jointing XLPE, EPR, HEPR and PVC insulated cables in the voltage range up to 3300V rating with copper or aluminium conductors
  • Swishpak® 2 part polyurethane resin compound cures to give a cast resin joint with excellent electrical and mechanical properties that does not allow the ingress of moisture
  • Available in 5 resin pack sizes including quickset derivatives
  • No heat required. Swishpak® polyurethane resin compound can be used in hazardous areas. When cured the joint provides excellent mechanical strength and is completely waterproof surpassing IP67
  • Tested for safe use by the Health and Safety Executive. All traces of hardener are eliminated after mixing ensuring that the Swishpak® can be disposed of as non-hazardous waste

Technical Data 
Gel time at 20°C20 minutes
Hardness at 24 hours84° IRHD
Total shrinkage due to hardness4%
A.C. withstand test12kV for 3 mins
Insulation resistance50 MΩ min
Thermal cycling in airGood at 63 cycles
Thermal cycling in water with oversheath damaged externallyGood at 63 cycles
Tested for use on cables running at 90°C with overload condition160°C
Maximum shelf life24 months