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Underground residential distribution layouts

Where general appearance, economics, congestion, or maintenance conditions make overhead construction inadvisable, underground construction is specified. While overhead lines have been ordinarily considered to be less expensive and easier to… Read more

Jan 18, 2013 | Edvard

Underground residential distribution layouts

Testing and Commissioning of MV/HV Cables

Compare cable data with drawings and specifications. Inspect exposed sections of cables for physical damage. Inspect bolted electrical connections for high resistance using one or more of the following methods: Use… Read more

Jan 12, 2013 | Edvard

Testing and Commissioning of MV/HV Cables

Inspection and Test Procedures for LV Cables

Visual and Mechanical Inspection Electrical Tests Test Values TABLE 100.12 – US Standard Fasteners – Bolt-Torque Values for Electrical Connections Compare cable data with drawings and specifications. Inspect exposed sections… Read more

Nov 27, 2012 | Edvard

Inspection and Test Procedures for LV Cables

Corrosion Types Encountered With Power Cables

Introduction Anodic Corrosion (Stray DC Currents) Cathodic Corrosion Galvanic Corrosion Chemical Corrosion AC Corrosion Local Cell Corrosion Other Forms of Corrosion There are numerous types of corrosion, but the ones… Read more

Oct 25, 2012 | Edvard

Corosion Types Encountered With Power Cables

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Cable Insulation

The fundamental understanding of cable insulation properties forms the foundation for assessment of cable operability. These same fundamentals provide the basis for evaluating whether various electrical and physical tests and… Read more

Oct 23, 2012 | Edvard

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Cable Insulation


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