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Manufacturer 3M
Mfg Catalog # BB2X12-8882/HIGHGEL
North Coast Part # 487283


3M™ Better Buried Compound Compression Closure Kit with 3M™ High-Gel Re-enterable Encapsulant 8882 can be re-entered for splice rework. It is specially designed for direct burial applications.

3M™ Better Buried Closure Kit includes shield bond connectors, a sleeve kit, encapsulating compound, hose clamps, vinyl tape 88T, spacer web 4430, DR tape, sheath scuff material, splicing tape, pair saver 4458 or 4458W, splicing tape 23, strain relief bar kits 4465 or 4465-L, B sealing tape, a bonding braid, end caps, funnel and closure body. The re-enterable, corrosion-resistant hose clamp secures the closure body and end caps. The spacer web is specially engineered to safeguard splice connectors by positioning them away from the closure walls.

  • Designed to use with 3M™ Scotchlok™ connectors as well as 3M™ MS²™ and 3M™ 710 modules
  • Gravity-pour encapsulating method protects the cable splice
  • Ideal for buried inline, tap, butt splices, cable and sheath repair applications
  • Measures 2 in x 12 in
  • Maximum cable pair count of 50 for modular and 25 for discrete
  • Hose clamps protect the closure body and end caps
  • 3M High Gel Re-enterable Encapsulant 8882 helps enable for splice reworking
  • RUS Listed


  • 3M ID: 80611147820
  • Applications: Buried
  • Approx. Compound Included Mass: 600 Gram
  • Approx. Compound Included Volume: 660 Milliliter
  • Closure Length End to End: 16 Inch
  • Closure Size: 2 x 12 Inch
  • Connector Type: Discrete
  • Cover Length: 12 Inch
  • Encapsulant Included: RoHS 2011/65/EU Compliant, Yes
  • Encapsulated: RoHS 2011/65/EU Compliant, Yes
  • Encapsulation Method: Gravity Pour
  • End Cap Diameter - Multiple Entry Port #1: 1.20 Inch
  • End Cap Diameter - Multiple Entry Port #2: 0.70 Inch
  • Flame Retardant: No
  • Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor
  • Maximum Cable Pair Count: 25 pair, 50 Pair
  • Maximum Discrete Pair Count: 25 pair
  • Maximum Modular Pair Count: 50 Pair
  • Maximum Splice Bundle Diameter: 2.00 Inch
  • Maximum Splice Opening - Single Sheath: 5.00 Inch
  • Product Type: Closure Kit
  • Re-enterable: RoHS 2011/65/EU Compliant, Yes
  • Solution for: Access Network: FTTH/FTTB/CATV, Access Network: xDSL, Long-haul/Metro Loop Network: Outdoor


UPC 05111514660
GTiN 00051115146602
Family Brand Name 3M
Product Type Closure Kit
Connection Type Discrete

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