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Published 14 Sep 2020
Damage to the Cable Jacket & Sheath is a fairly common issue on site. A cable might be endangered even before deployment: for example, a cable may have been dragged across a concrete floor and snagged. When the Cable Sheath is damaged, the electrical system may become compromised from...
Published 11 Sep 2020
3 Legends of Splicing Wong Kuaising Patrick O’Malley Andy O’Malley R.E.S.P.E.C.T Wise Wong levitating like a shaman Jointer watchful over O’Malley Snr & Jnr feeling the fire burning and adrenalin rushing through their veins like current through cable. Further Reading MANWEB – Cable Jointing Past & Present by Patrick...
Published 10 Sep 2020
25kV Live Line Voltage Indicators Network Rail | PADS Approved | PADS Number 0091/012337 Thorne & Derrick distribute a wide range of PB Weir Substation Earthing and Transmission Line Earthing Equipment: including line end clamps, earth end clamps, portable earthing leads and operating poles for high voltage substations. The Network Rail...
Published 07 Sep 2020
Semi-Conducting Screens STANDARD TECHNIQUE: CA2C/9 Relating to General Requirements for 11kV Cable Jointing Extract from a Western Power Distribution Company Directive The below guide explains the best way for the removal of semi-conducting screens. Before commencing the level of PPE required for this operation shall be as the matrix...
Published 07 Sep 2020
Image Courtesy: Dave Boyd EHV Cable Jointer. Owner/Company Director of HV Cablepower Pty Ltd abb ABB is a pioneering technology leader that works closely with utilities, industry, transportation and infrastructure customers to write the future of industrial digitalisation and realize value. ABB APECB 170 Cable Terminations This cable termination consists...