Polyethylene Insulators for Public Power

Lightweight, durable high density polyethylene insulators reliably withstand years of abuse on rural distribution lines.

Author: Hendrix/Monday, April 18, 2016/Categories: Case Study

Developed decades ago, porcelain insulators have built a reputation for low cost simplicity when used to attach electrical lines to utility poles. Although porcelain has been around for a long time, durability is the downfall of this fragile material. Costly damage can occur during handling, transportation and installation, as well as in-service when exposed to weather extremes, lightning or vandalism.

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