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Does Helical Anchor Spacing Really Affect Capacity?

A common question asked by engineers and contractors is “how does anchor spacing affect uplift and/or compression capacity of helical anchors and piles?” Most building codes require a reduction in axial capacity for...

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Does Helical Anchor Spacing Really Affect Capacity?

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Hubbell’s Commitment to a Sustainable Future and What it Means to our Customers

Hubbell’s Commitment to a Sustainable Future and What it Means to our Customers

Across our company, we remain focused on embedding sustainability into our overarching business...

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How to Install Transmission Towers in Soft and Corrosive Soils

How to Install Transmission Towers in Soft and Corrosive Soils

This post was originally published on January 3, 2020 and updated on June 21, 2022.

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How Insulated Jib Extensions Mitigate Hotline Maintenance Hazards

How Insulated Jib Extensions Mitigate Hotline Maintenance Hazards

CHANCE® Insulated Jib Extensions attach to the material handlers on bucket trucks and aid linemen...

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Best Practices for Personal Protective Temporary Grounding Procedures

Best Practices for Personal Protective Temporary Grounding Procedures

In the event of a fault, current will seek any and every available path to ground during...

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How to Choose a Polymer Insulator Equivalent for a Porcelain String

How to Choose a Polymer Insulator Equivalent for a Porcelain String

Looking at polymer insulators, we’ve considered several factors that determine superior material...

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5 Tools You Need to Install a Utility Anchor

5 Tools You Need to Install a Utility Anchor

Anchors have been used by utilities since 1912. It was then that a young Albert Bishop Chance (age...

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Reflections on Industry Helping Endangered Species on Wildlife Day

Reflections on Industry Helping Endangered Species on Wildlife Day

In December 2013, the United Nations General Assembly designated March 3 as UN World Wildlife Day....

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Service Life Expectation for CHANCE® Guy Anchors and Helical Piles

Service Life Expectation for CHANCE® Guy Anchors and Helical Piles

Underground corrosion is a function of several factors, which makes it difficult to give a...

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Why Quadri*Sil™ Insulators Provide Longer life

Why Quadri*Sil™ Insulators Provide Longer life

Today’s fourth generation Quadri*Sil™ polymer transmission insulator has an expected service life...

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Reimagining the Possible - National Engineers Week 2022

Reimagining the Possible - National Engineers Week 2022

Hubbell celebrates Engineers Week during February 20-26. It’s a wonderful time to recognize the...

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Hubbell’s Proprietary ESP™ Polymer Explained

Hubbell’s Proprietary ESP™ Polymer Explained

Enhanced Silicone Polymer

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3 Key Components for Proper Personal Protective Ground Set Assembly

3 Key Components for Proper Personal Protective Ground Set Assembly

CHANCE® Personal Protective Grounding Sets are an important tool for Linemen to use during...

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A look at silicone compounds for HV insulators: Testing performance

A look at silicone compounds for HV insulators: Testing performance

We talked previously about the science behind compounding superior silicone rubber for polymer...

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3 Common Misconceptions about Temporary Protective Cover-up

3 Common Misconceptions about Temporary Protective Cover-up

Temporary protective cover-up is a common piece of personal protective equipment used by linemen...

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