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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

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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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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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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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Underground Cable Accessories Installation: Proper Torque for Separable Connectors

A common cause of power quality issues in underground systems is the improper torquing of.

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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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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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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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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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Make a Smart Choice with a Smart Tool

No more squinting to read the voltage from the end of the hot stick – or relaying information to.

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