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How to Avoid Putting Strain on Fiber Communications Lines

How to Avoid Putting Strain on Fiber Communications Lines

When securing a fiber line to a pole, building or at mid-span, installers must be careful not to...

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Why Measuring Torque Matters

Why Measuring Torque Matters

The torque-to-capacity relationship for helical anchors and piles is an empirical method originally...

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Getting Started with Surge Arrester Specifications

Getting Started with Surge Arrester Specifications

With the recent and upcoming revisions of IEEE C62.11 and IEC 60099-4 surge arrester standards,...

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4 Advantages of a Custom Bushings Cross-Reference Guide

4 Advantages of a Custom Bushings Cross-Reference Guide

Not sure what the proper bushing replacements are for your in-service bushings? Hubbell | PCORE®...

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Understanding Classes and Types of Rubber Insulating Blankets

Understanding Classes and Types of Rubber Insulating Blankets

Insulating rubber blankets for energized line maintenance come in a variety of sizes, classes...

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Guy Anchor Testing Procedure

Guy Anchor Testing Procedure

Predicting the holding capacity of an anchor can be difficult due to soil variations at different...

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4 Reasons to Field Test Helical Guy Anchors

4 Reasons to Field Test Helical Guy Anchors

The reliability of our overhead power and communication lines is as important today as ever before....

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Why You Should Repair Defective Bushings

Why You Should Repair Defective Bushings

Repairing a bushing is less expensive than purchasing a new bushing and you are able to maintain...

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5 Ways Animals Cause Fires and How Wildlife Covers Can Help

5 Ways Animals Cause Fires and How Wildlife Covers Can Help

Looking at recent data from California utilities, about one in ten ignition causes can be traced...

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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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