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Arresters Energy Handling Capability

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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3 Benefits of Hubbell Easy-on Cutout-Arrester Brackets over Conventional Brackets

3 Benefits of Hubbell Easy-on Cutout-Arrester Brackets over Conventional Brackets

Responding to concerns that conventional brackets were difficult to install, Hubbell Power Systems,...

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Understanding Distribution Arrester Types for Effective Equipment Protection

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

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

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

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

Line Performance Improvement

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

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