Mike Kryman

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4 Advantages of a Custom Bushings Cross-Reference Guide

Posted by Mike Kryman on Jun 3, 2020 2:00:00 PM

Not sure what the proper bushing replacements are for your in-service bushings? Hubbell | PCORE® Electric can provide a custom cross-reference guide to help!

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Topics: Bushings

Why You Should Repair Defective Bushings

Posted by Mike Kryman on May 6, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Repairing a bushing is less expensive than purchasing a new bushing and you are able to maintain all of the original dimensions.

A typical bushing repair is a regasket of the bushing or a recore and regasket of the bushing. When a bushing leaks; however, tests well, a regasket will be performed in which the sealing components are replaced. When a bushing tests poor, a recore and regasket will be performed. During the recore of a bushing the bushing core will be replaced with a new PCORE® POC type core. Repaired bushings ship with the same warranty as a new bushing.

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Topics: Bushings

Save Time and Money with PCORE Quick-Link Bushing Specification

Posted by Mike Kryman on Sep 4, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Save time and money spent lowering the oil level in the transformer, when replacing higher current bushings, by specifying the PCORE® Electric Company, Inc. Quick-Link bushing.

In 1999, PCORE launched the first Quick-Link bushings that allowed electric utilities to save costs by significantly reducing transformer outage time. The design was further expanded to 115kV and 138kV in 2017. PCORE’s Paper-Resin-Capacitor (PRC) and Paper-Oil-Capacitor (POC) Quick-Link bushings have the following benefits:

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Experience Faster Testing with the PCORE® SET-Terminal

Posted by Mike Kryman on Aug 14, 2019 11:00:00 AM

The PCORE® SET-Terminal is designed for use with field dielectric test equipment for more accurate, faster, and safer field power factor measurement of apparatus insulation at a substantial savings.

PCORE Electric launched the SET-Terminal in 2011 as an addition to their test terminal line. The SET-Terminal provided improvements from the traditional porcelain test terminal that has been used by utilities since the 1950’s.  

Benefits of the SET-Terminal include:

  • A faster testing process.
  • Safer testing for test technicians.
  • Less expensive testing because of less labor hours and equipment down time.
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Topics: Bushings