Splicing and Termination

In accordance with applicable sections of NFPA 70 National Electrical Code and NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, the detector must be installed in continuous runs without taps or branches, or as determined by the local authority.

PWSC Splicing Connector (Two-Point)

The PWSC Splicing Connector (two-point) is used when splicing digital (PHSC) two conductor linear heat detectors

  • Material: Nylon
  • Screw Turret: 1/8 inch

 

 

Compatibility
C Compatibile with CTI "Confirmed Temperature Initiation" Linear Heat Detectors
F Compatibile with Fiber Optic Linear Heat Detectors
D Compatibile with PHSC and PLR "Digital Linear Heat Detectors
D
PWSK-3 Field Serviceable Splicing Connector (Three-Point)

The PWSK-3 Connector Kit provides terminal connections, threaded assembly, and built-in strain relief connectors to provide watertight/oil-tight seals that grip the Protectowire Digital (PHSC) Linear Heat Detector securely. This kit provides a simple method of making in-line splices, while allowing easy disassembly for service and proper environmental protection without the use of a zone box.

  • Material: Nylon

 

 

Compatibility
C Compatibile with CTI "Confirmed Temperature Initiation" Linear Heat Detectors
F Compatibile with Fiber Optic Linear Heat Detectors
D Compatibile with PHSC and PLR "Digital Linear Heat Detectors
D
PWS Splicing Sleeves

PWS Splicing Sleeves are used when splicing Protectowire Digital (PHSC) Linear Heat Detectors.

  • Material: Copper

 

 

Compatibility
C Compatibile with CTI "Confirmed Temperature Initiation" Linear Heat Detectors
F Compatibile with Fiber Optic Linear Heat Detectors
D Compatibile with PHSC and PLR "Digital Linear Heat Detectors
D
PFL Flexible Leads

PFL Flexible Leads are used when terminating Digital (PHSC) Two Conductor Linear Heat Detector in constrained spaces, such as a pull station or smoke detector back boxes

  • Material: Copper splice sleeve, 24 AWG tinned copper lead, PVC insulation

 

 

Compatibility
C Compatibile with CTI "Confirmed Temperature Initiation" Linear Heat Detectors
F Compatibile with Fiber Optic Linear Heat Detectors
D Compatibile with PHSC and PLR "Digital Linear Heat Detectors
D
CTIC Splicing Kit

The CTIC Splicing Kit is used when splicing CTI Detectors. This kit includes male and female connectors.

  • Material: Glass-filled thermoset
  • Temperature Rating: 400°F (205°C) continuous

 

 

Compatibility
C Compatibile with CTI "Confirmed Temperature Initiation" Linear Heat Detectors
F Compatibile with Fiber Optic Linear Heat Detectors
D Compatibile with PHSC and PLR "Digital Linear Heat Detectors
C
CTIC-F Female Splicing Connector

The CTIC-F Female Splicing Connector is used when splicing CTI Detectors. Includes female connector only.

  • Material: Glass-filled thermoset
  • Temperature Rating: 400°F (205°C) continuous

 

 

Compatibility
C Compatibile with CTI "Confirmed Temperature Initiation" Linear Heat Detectors
F Compatibile with Fiber Optic Linear Heat Detectors
D Compatibile with PHSC and PLR "Digital Linear Heat Detectors
C
CTIC-M Male Splicing Connector

The CTIC-M Male Splicing Connector is used when splicing CTI Detectors. Includes male connector only.

  • Material: Glass-filled thermoset
  • Temperature Rating: 400°F (205°C) continuous

 

 

Compatibility
C Compatibile with CTI "Confirmed Temperature Initiation" Linear Heat Detectors
F Compatibile with Fiber Optic Linear Heat Detectors
D Compatibile with PHSC and PLR "Digital Linear Heat Detectors
C
DRTB-T-2 Terminal Block with Integrated Test Jack

The DRTB-T-2 Terminal Block with Integrated Test Jack is used when terminating CTI Detectors.

  • Material: Polyamide 6.6 Thermoplastic Resin
  • Width: 10.7 mm (0.422″) Length/Height: 52.8 mm (2.08″)/42.3 mm (1.666″)
  • Installed Height to 35 x 7.5 mm 35 x 15 mm DIN Rail: 43.5 mm (1.713″)/52.8 mm (2.08″)
  • Wire Gauge Ranges: 14-24 solid wire, 16-24 stranded wire
  • Wire Strip Length: 8 mm (0.31″)
  • Torque in Nm (in-lb): 0.4 (3.54) ±10%
  • Temperature Rating: -40 to 85°C (-40 to 185°F)

 

 

 

Compatibility
C Compatibile with CTI "Confirmed Temperature Initiation" Linear Heat Detectors
F Compatibile with Fiber Optic Linear Heat Detectors
D Compatibile with PHSC and PLR "Digital Linear Heat Detectors
C
SFTS Sealant Tape (#2228)

The SFTS Sealant Tape is used to seal all splices of the Protectowire Linear Heat Detector against moisture. Tape is 1″ wide by 10′ long and makes approximately 30 splices.

 

 

Compatibility
C Compatibile with CTI "Confirmed Temperature Initiation" Linear Heat Detectors
F Compatibile with Fiber Optic Linear Heat Detectors
D Compatibile with PHSC and PLR "Digital Linear Heat Detectors
C F D
#35 Splicing Tape (Available in white, red, and blue)

The #35 Splicing Tape is used to protect all splices of the Protectowire Linear Heat Detector after sealing against moisture using SFTS-1-8-F Sealant Tape.

 

 

 

Compatibility
C Compatibile with CTI "Confirmed Temperature Initiation" Linear Heat Detectors
F Compatibile with Fiber Optic Linear Heat Detectors
D Compatibile with PHSC and PLR "Digital Linear Heat Detectors
C F D
33+ Low Temperature Splicing Tape (Black)

33+ Low Temperature Splicing Tape is used to protect all splices of Protectowire Linear Heat Detector after sealing against moisture using SFTS-1-8-F Sealant Tape. Tape is to be used in cold environments.

 

 

Compatibility
C Compatibile with CTI "Confirmed Temperature Initiation" Linear Heat Detectors
F Compatibile with Fiber Optic Linear Heat Detectors
D Compatibile with PHSC and PLR "Digital Linear Heat Detectors
C F D
SU-15 Wire Dispensing Reel

The SU-15 Wire Dispensing Reel is used to dispense coils of the Protectowire Linear Heat Detector during installation. This cannot be used with Protectowire Fiber Optic Linear Heat Detector.

  • Material: Steel Fabricated

 

 

Compatibility
C Compatibile with CTI "Confirmed Temperature Initiation" Linear Heat Detectors
F Compatibile with Fiber Optic Linear Heat Detectors
D Compatibile with PHSC and PLR "Digital Linear Heat Detectors
C D
Applications in Action
Transportation
"Protectowire Linear Heat Detectors provide a rugged and versatile proximity fire detection option for the transportation industry. With a resistance to a variety of automotive fluids, solvents, and environmental elements, as well as a flexible design, Protectowire is an ideal choice for tight spaces and extended runs. The detector is both vibration and abrasion-resistant which allows it to be placed inside engine compartments. A long service life and easy annual testing means there is minimal downtime or disruptions. Our vast experience across a wide range of applications is why Protectowire is the preferred choice for smart transportation companies."
Applications in Action
Mining & Materials Processing
"When it comes to the complexities and hazardous requirements of the mining and material processing industries, few companies can match Protectowire’s knowledge and experience. With our unique product line and decades of successful installations, Protectowire Linear Heat Detection is the smart choice for production intensive operations associated with these industries."
Applications in Action
Warehousing & Cold Storage
"In rack protection and cold storage warehouses with sub-zero storage, temperatures are a few of the challenges found in the warehouse and storage industries. Protectowire Linear Heat Detectors offer innovative specialty products, single-source capabilities, and a total system solution to solve the fire detection challenges associated with this industry."