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Electrical Cable jointing procedures

April 14th, 2016 | 1 Comment | Posted in Others
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electrical cables
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Joining electrical power cables can be as simple as twisting the wires and taping them or more detailed using a variety of inline adapters and connectors. The method used for a particular joint depends on the voltage, type of cable, type of joint, type of connector, application and other factors.

Regardless of the method used, it is important to have the proper tools and materials. Some of the key factors that ensure clean, safe and reliable connections are;

  • Using the proper size of the connector for the particular cable
  • Proper tools
  • Clean cuts and stripping
  • Restoring the insulation, armor and outer-sheath
  • Proper technique

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Detecting Underground Cable Faults

April 11th, 2016 | 3 Comments | Posted in Electrical Safety
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Hi everybody, it’s Steven Mill. I know it’s been a while since I haven’t published an article on the blog, but here I am. Today I want to tell you about underground cable faults and how to detect them. Ready?

detecting underground cable faults

In a power transmission and distribution system, cables serve the primary purpose of transmitting electrical energy from one point to another. A fault at any section of the cable system significantly reduces the functionality and integrity of the whole setup. This situation significantly escalates with underground cables, due to the location. With the power systems growing rapidly over the years, the number and length of cables has increased over the years…
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