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Custom Flexible Connectors, Ground Straps & Shunts

    Sycor Part No LengthTempVoltage RatingBraid Width (In)Braid Thickness (In)
    Ground Straps & Shunts Max 6ft20°C to 80°C3,000A.75” to 6”.25” to 1.0”

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    Description

    Sycor Technology is a high quality distributor of customizable manufactured custom cable assemblies. We provide specific assemblies that are typically used for ground straps, shunts and flexible connectors.  These high end cable assembly products are typically used as vibration dampers, expansion joints and help for compensating equipment misalignment. Sycor’s custom cable shunts, ground straps and flexible connectors are created with 99% pure copper offer very little resistance and the best possible results, while featuring NEMA standard whole patterns that come in sizes up to 6” long. Being ISO compliant these assemblies can be created through cold forming, welding and brazing. Being fully resistance tested Sycor technology guarantees high quality performance and a cost effective price.

    Approvals

    ISO Compliant
    NEMA standard
    N.I.S.T.

     

    Construction

    Highly conductive copper
    Optional: Bare or Electroplating (tin or silver)
    Standard Hole Patterns

     

    Process:            Cold forming
                                    Welding
                                    Brazing

     

    Length:                  Max 6 ft.
    Width:                  .75” to 6”
    Thickness:       .25” to 1.0” in

    What are Shunts?

    Shunts are a type of resistor designed to be used as a measuring instrument for low and high levels of voltages. The shunts accuracy is measured at ¼% of the value rated and for continuous operation it’s recommended that the shunts used don’t exceed 2/3 the IEEE rated current. If temperatures exceed 80°C on the shunt then resistance may drift and if it goes beyond 140°C, the resistance will be permanently altered. Shunts should typically reach 80% of its operating temperature within the first 2 minutes of operation. Leads are an important part of how Shunts are applied to applications as it isn’t a good idea to mount shunts close to the instrument reading device. It also isn’t recommended to have longer lead lengths, but if necessary additional drops in load must be considered when applying instrument reading devices. When connecting shunts it should also be done on the grounded side of the line.

    Temperature Rating

    20°C - 80°C

     

    Voltage Rating

    3,000A

     

    Application

    Shunts can handle moderate temperature environments and are able to be successfully applied in mining industries, equipment manufacturing and distribution of power, nuclear applications and original equipment manufacturing. Being corrosion resistant shunts are able to handle moderate amounts of handling and be applied in specific hazardous environments.

    There are always things to consider when purchasing wire and the same goes for shunts. There are 4 major factors to take into account:

    1. Ambient- Temperature elevated or high altitudes
    2. Temperature rise- Normal, limited or fluctuating
    3. Duty- Continuous, surge or intermittent
    4. Environment- Open air, grouped, closed, forced air
    5. Combinations of 1 through 4

    Any combination of these factors may exist in specific scenarios. When this occurs it will be a necessity to take all these factors into consideration in order to find the correct rating. Shunts can be placed anywhere a specific current needs to be measured, but should be done in a vertical position in order to help with air flow. Newly developed shunt models allow for more than one input so multiple inputs and outputs are able to be measured.  Shunts work off of ohm’s law (Voltage (E) = Current (I) x Resistance(R)) to give the most accurate measuring of current flow through a circuit. Typically used as expansion joints that hold together equipment misalignment, the customizable Shunts are able to replace Voltmeter or Multimeter, because of the extremely higher voltages it can handle for extended amounts of time.

    Choose from our selection of building wire:

    • Shunts Bare Copper
    • Shunts Silver
    • Shunts Tinned

    Have any questions about possible Shunts or the type applications they’re used for?  We have the answers!  Whether you are unsure of which type best suits your application or are just curious about wires in general, Sycor’s dedicated team is at your disposal.  Request a quote online, email  or call us today!

    All specifications are provided for reference only. Specifications will vary between manufacturers and are subject to change without notice. Be sure to check with your sales rep for the most accurate and up to date information when ordering.