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4 Advantages of Fiberglass Brackets for Utilities

4 Advantages of Fiberglass Brackets for Utilities

Utility brackets for distribution lines are primarily used in two ways. One is for conductor...

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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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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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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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Why Fiberglass Guy Strains are More Dependable

Why Fiberglass Guy Strains are More Dependable

Fiberglass Guy Strains may be installed anywhere along the guy wire to help protect against stray...

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Distribution System Reliability

Distribution System Reliability

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

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How Switching to Distribution Automation Reduced Power Outage Time

How Switching to Distribution Automation Reduced Power Outage Time

"In the old configuration, if we lost either feeder, 750-800 customers were without power until a...

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A Guide to Installing Distribution Arresters

A Guide to Installing Distribution Arresters

To install distribution arresters: 1. Follow the directions, recommended work practices and be...

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