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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 ingredients, and the actual silicone polymer base may be only about a third of it. Different materials are added for specific

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Why silicone for HV insulators: Silicone compounds explained

Posts: lineman grade tools

2021 International Lineman’s Rodeo

I think I can speak for us all, it was great to be back!

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Are your TPGs Passing with Flying Colors?

Temporary protective ground sets are one of the most important pieces of personal protective.

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Types of Voltage Detectors and How To Select the Right One

In many cases, a line worker is faced with several daily tasks which require them to use a.

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6 Common Misconceptions of Temporary Personal Protective Grounding

During line work, it is commonplace for lines to be de-energized and grounded for worker protection.

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The Importance of Cluster Bars While Performing De-Energized Line Maintenance

To maintain worker safety while performing de-energized and grounded line maintenance, two.

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Personal Protective Ground Set Care and Maintenance

CHANCE® Personal Protective Ground Sets are an important tool for lineworkers to use during.

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Reducing Hazards of Step and Touch Potential

What is Step and Touch Potential? While performing energized or de-energized line work, there are.

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Primary vs. Secondary Protection For Rubber Gloving or Hotsticking

Energized line maintenance is a popular option for working on power lines. Two common methods for.

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What Training Do Linemen Need Today and Considerations For Your Line Crew

There are few jobs that are more dangerous than that of a utility lineworker. A commitment to.

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Cover-Up Equipment: Selection and Care

Hard Plastic vs. Rubber Cover-Up Equipment Deciding which cover-up equipment is best for the job.

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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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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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Why Use “H” Rated Clamps for Temporary Grounding

Prior to 2009, ASTM F855, Standard Specifications for Temporary Protective Grounds to Be Used on.

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International Lineman's Rodeo 2019 Wrap-Up

It’s a bittersweet moment to look back on an event like the 36th Annual International Lineman’s.

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How often should you calibrate your CHANCE® Meters?

CHANCE® meters are used to detect line voltage, determine approximate phase-to-phase-voltage, check.

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