Patent Number: 6,166,331

Title: Device and method relating to cable branching

Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of arrangements at cable branchings and methods for manufacturing cable branches. One or more main conductors in the main cable are cut and released from the main cable. The cut and released main conductors are spliced with branch conductors extending from and end of a branch cable. A section of the main cable is arranged at a rail. A section of the branch cable, including the end, is also arranged at the rail. The tension reliever of the branch cable is fixed to the rail using a fixing device. A protective casing encloses the rail, the main cable section, the branch cable section, the spliced conductors and the fixing device.

Inventors: Sjolinder; Sven (Hagersten, SE), Olofsson; Hans (Sollentuna, SE), Edman; Daniel (Bromma, SE), Liden; Lennart (Iggesund, SE), Tarander; Mikael (Borlange, SE)

Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, (publ)

International Classification: G02B 6/44 (20060101); H02G 15/10 (20060101); H02G 15/117 (20060101); H02G 003/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017