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Insulators

How to Choose a Polymer Insulator Equivalent for a Porcelain String

How to Choose a Polymer Insulator Equivalent for a Porcelain String

Looking at polymer insulators, we’ve considered several factors that determine superior material...

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Why Quadri*Sil™ Insulators Provide Longer life

Why Quadri*Sil™ Insulators Provide Longer life

Today’s fourth generation Quadri*Sil™ polymer transmission insulator has an expected service life...

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Hubbell’s Proprietary ESP™ Polymer Explained

Hubbell’s Proprietary ESP™ Polymer Explained

Enhanced Silicone Polymer

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A look at silicone compounds for HV insulators: Testing performance

A look at silicone compounds for HV insulators: Testing performance

We talked previously about the science behind compounding superior silicone rubber for polymer...

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Why silicone for HV insulators: Silicone compounds explained

Why silicone for HV insulators: Silicone compounds explained

Not all silicone is the same. It’s a chemistry thing. Silicone rubber is a mixture of many...

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Not All Polymer is Created Equal: Discover Hubbell’s Proprietary Compounds

Not All Polymer is Created Equal: Discover Hubbell’s Proprietary Compounds

Welcome to the first of our six-part informational series on the polymer high-voltage insulators...

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The Evolution of Transmission and Distribution Insulators

The Evolution of Transmission and Distribution Insulators

Brief History of Materials Used in High Voltage Insulator Construction As the power grid continued...

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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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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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The Nature and Manifestation of Corona Discharge

The Nature and Manifestation of Corona Discharge

In physics, the glow and audible event occurring when an insulator is exposed to excessive voltages...

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High Voltage Insulator Testing Capabilities

High Voltage Insulator Testing Capabilities

To support design and development activities, we maintain a fully equipped electrical and...

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Color Banding on Toughened Glass Bell Insulators

Color Banding on Toughened Glass Bell Insulators

Toughened glass bell insulators are easily identified through the application of color bands on the...

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Selecting Zinc Sleeves for Toughened Glass Bell Insulators

Selecting Zinc Sleeves for Toughened Glass Bell Insulators

When designing a high voltage transmission line utilizing toughened glass bell insulators,...

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