Transmission Line Maintenance


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More examples of transmission line damage

Worn, corroded and damaged watchband springs from a rigid transmission line.

Worn, corroded and damaged watchband springs from a rigid transmission line.


Arcing around this transmission line bullet has damaged this insulator.

Arcing around this transmission line bullet has damaged this insulator.


Arcing was severe enough around this bullet to destroy the insulator ring.

Arcing was severe enough around this bullet to destroy the insulator ring.


Erosion has shifted the supports for this above-ground transmission line. The line shift is causing stress on the line reducer.

Erosion has shifted the supports for this above-ground transmission line. The line shift is causing stress on the line reducer.


Before the jacket was removed, the crushed outer conductor was not obvious. A gin pole crushed the cable.

Before the jacket was removed, the crushed outer conductor was not obvious. A gin pole crushed the cable.


This elbow joint has signs of corrosion, as well as some metal debris that has collected. In time, the debris will cause problems.

This elbow joint has signs of corrosion, as well as some metal debris that has collected. In time, the debris will cause problems.


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