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Fire Protection Coating: How to Protect Wooden Utility Poles from Wildfires

Fire Protection Coating: How to Protect Wooden Utility Poles from Wildfires

Utilities recognize that wooden poles are vulnerable to fire. However, replacing millions of wooden...

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Underground Cable Accessories Installation: Proper Torque for Separable Connectors

Underground Cable Accessories Installation: Proper Torque for Separable Connectors

A common cause of power quality issues in underground systems is the improper torquing of...

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CHANCE® Lineman Grade Tools™ Additional Cleaning to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

CHANCE® Lineman Grade Tools™ Additional Cleaning to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

During this time of heightened concern for cleanliness, here are some guidelines for additional...

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Components of a Reliable Polymer Compound

Components of a Reliable Polymer Compound

Polymer compounds suitable for electrical insulation can consist of 10 or more ingredients which...

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Ensure Long-Term Reliability of Polymer for High Voltage Insulation

Ensure Long-Term Reliability of Polymer for High Voltage Insulation

After defining the characteristics required of an ideal polymer housing material, the next step is...

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More Than Hydrophobicity: Ideal Polymer Characteristics for Distribution Arresters

More Than Hydrophobicity: Ideal Polymer Characteristics for Distribution Arresters

It’s a commonly held belief that the single most important characteristic for insulating materials...

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Why Use “H” Rated Clamps for Temporary Grounding

Why Use “H” Rated Clamps for Temporary Grounding

Prior to 2009, ASTM F855, Standard Specifications for Temporary Protective Grounds to Be Used on...

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Thermal Diffusion Galvanizing or TDG Method Tested and Proven

Thermal Diffusion Galvanizing or TDG Method Tested and Proven

TDG or thermal diffusion galvanizing is a method of applying a uniform, sacrificial, zinc and iron...

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4 Reasons to Switch to Silicone-Coated Fiberglass Construction Products

4 Reasons to Switch to Silicone-Coated Fiberglass Construction Products

Distribution lines can face harsh conditions. If standard products aren’t doing the job and you...

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How to Install Helical Anchors for Utility Poles in Rock-Hard Soil

How to Install Helical Anchors for Utility Poles in Rock-Hard Soil

Caliche is best described as salt-cemented sand. Naturally occurring in arid and semi-arid regions,...

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Calibration of CHANCE Wireless Torque Indicators

Calibration of CHANCE Wireless Torque Indicators

It is well-documented that the best method for predicting the capacity of helical piles and anchors...

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International Lineman's Rodeo 2019 Wrap-Up

International Lineman's Rodeo 2019 Wrap-Up

It’s a bittersweet moment to look back on an event like the 36th Annual International Lineman’s...

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Solve Load Issues with MITY*Lite® Line Post Insulators

Solve Load Issues with MITY*Lite® Line Post Insulators

The Insulators Business Unit at Hubbell Power Systems, Inc. strives to provide innovative solutions...

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How Ground Lead Disconnectors Operate

How Ground Lead Disconnectors Operate

Electric utility operating system reliability is an important factor of utility performance. As a...

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