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Posts: arresters

Arresters Energy Handling Capability

High voltage surge arresters are continually subjected to factors that could ultimately degrade the.

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Minimizing the Risk of Wildfires with the Hubbell Fire Protection Disconnector

Wildfires continue to devastate portions of the western United States, Australia and other regions.

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The 5 Key Attributes of a Reliable Surge Arrester

MOV, or metal-oxide varistor, surge arresters are widely applied to protect critical utility.

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The Importance of Lead Length for Arrester Applications

A commonly overlooked consideration in arrester applications is the impact of lead length. The.

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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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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

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

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

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How Ground Lead Disconnectors Operate

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

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Understanding Distribution Arrester Types for Effective Equipment Protection

There are three distribution arrester types commonly used to protect overhead distribution.

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Gapped vs Gapless Distribution Arresters

When comparing different arrester designs, it is important to understand how the arrester was built.

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Arrester Field Testing

All Hubbell Power Systems surge arresters are factory tested according to IEEE C62.11 and IEC.

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Substation Arrester Selection

Surge arresters can extend the life of system assets by limiting the voltage across expensive.

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Line Performance Improvement

Consumer demands for reliable electric power have continued to increase over the years with.

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Distribution System Reliability

Distribution lines are likely targets for lightning strikes. Once the lightning touches the line,.

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