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How Wildlife Causes Major Power Outages

Published Thursday, October 31, 2019

Wildlife ranks 2nd only to stormy weather as the major cause of power failures. Of them all, squirrels by far are the worst offenders.

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PowerLines September 2019

Published Wednesday, September 25, 2019

• TE Connectivity's NEW Mobile App: A Reliable Way To Search For AMPACT Wedge Connectors
• Introducing Youngstown Gloves' 16" Lineman Bag
• Reduce work time, effort and risk of injuries when stripping cable with Ripley Tool's WS 68 Snap XL 
• Tired of fighting push-on Deadbreak components into place? Take a look at Richard Manufacturing's CSH Series Cold Shrink Hammerhead
• Say Hi to our Principals at these Upcoming Events: ICUEE and the International Lineman's Rodeo

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PowerLines June 2019

Published Thursday, June 27, 2019

• Predict & Prevent against battery failure with BTECH's CellQ1
• Increase the reliability of your utility pole network with SAE's Condudisc
• Schneider Electric's ION7400 intelligent feeder meter just got better...
• Prevent Wildlife Outages with TE Connectivity's NEW Wildlife Line Guard
• Trayer Switchgear's Vacuum Switches Boost Reliability & Safety in Holyoke Gas & Electric project 

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TE Connectivity's NEW Wildlife Line Guard

Published Monday, May 6, 2019

TE Connectivity's NEW Wildlife Line Guard provides protection against wildlife interference in substations and on overhead lines. The line guard’s spindle design deters wildlife from running down the overhead conductors and entering into the substation.

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TE Connectivity's Cold Shrink Terminations (CST)

Published Monday, February 18, 2019

TE Connectivity (TE)’s Raychem Class 1 A CST cold shrink terminations are the one-piece solution for high performance in cold applied terminations for polymeric cables up to 35 kV. CST offers a reliable, fast and easy-to-install system to ensure trouble-free service. All components are pre-expanded on an easy-to-remove spiral holdout, allowing installation in compact environments on prepared cable.

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PowerLines June 2018

Published Thursday, July 5, 2018

• TE Connectivity's NEW Cold Shrink Joint for Underground Residential Distribution
• Powertech Associates and Micatu, Inc. Form Sales Partnership
• Youngstown Glove Co., LLC FR Rain Glove with Kevlar and Outdry
• Varentec deploys Grid Edge Control to meet aggressive energy savings goals in Denver for Xcel Energy
• SNC Manufacturing Restore-Lite Hitch Carrier
• American Polywater Corporation Corporation AFT Aerosol Foam Sealant
• Advanced Visibility's Illuminating Tape

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TE Connectivity's NEW Cold Shrink Joint for Underground Residential Distribution

Published Tuesday, April 17, 2018
TE Connectivity’s (TE) Raychem CSJU provides a superior cold applied solution to splice jacketed concentric neutral URD (Underground Residential Distribution) cables. The range of the CSJU extends 15 kV #2 - 4/0 AWG and 25 kV #1 - 2/0 AWG.
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TE Connectivity's Raychem Switchgear and Elbow Connectors

Published Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Quality. Reliability. Efficiency. These are essential when you’re tackling the world’s biggest underground challenges. That’s why TE’s portfolio includes a broad line of elbow connectors so we can help you make the impossible, possible. 

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Heat Shrink or Cold Applied Technology?

Published Thursday, September 28, 2017

Your decision on whether to install heat shrink or cold applied technology can have a significant impact on your project’s long-term success.

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TE Connectivity's Raychem Cold Shrink Terminations (CST)

Published Monday, September 25, 2017

Introducing TE Connectivity's Raychem Cold Shrink Terminations 

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Discover how TEs Raychem Heat Shrink Cable Accessories are field-proven

Published Monday, June 26, 2017

40 years. That’s how long TE's Heat Shrink cable accessories have been successfully in use in underground networks. Withstanding harsh environments like salt, sand and moisture. Overcoming technical challenges and more.

Read the case study and learn more about how TE’s Heat Shrink solutions can help solve your next challenge. Products include:

• Terminations
• Insulation
• Stress control
• High, medium and low voltage applications
• Joints
• Tubing and molded parts

 

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TE Underground Power Distribution Products

Published Monday, May 1, 2017

From conventional networks to underground residential distribution – TE offers a broad range of high quality solutions for underground applications. They've been the industry’s partner of choice for more than 60 years – providing universal connectors, advanced materials, customized solutions, and support to keep the power flowing.

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PowerLines May 2017

Published Sunday, April 2, 2017
  • Ripley Remote Mid-Span Stripper
  • TE Connectivity's High Voltage Cable Accesories
  • BTECH's Battery Monitoring Systems
  • New Partnership with McWane Poles
  • NEPPA Engineering & Operations Conference
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TE Connectivity -The History of Heat Shrink (video)

Published Friday, February 10, 2017

Heat Shrink Technology

Find out more on the heat shrink technology history, how it works, how it is used and the reasons to choose it
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PowerLines December 2016

Published Thursday, December 1, 2016
  • Youngstown Gloves taking safety to new heights 
  • TE Connectivity power transmission solutions
  • Schneider Electric explains why intelligent meters are crutial
  • SNC Manufacturing Restore-Lite temporary power restoration
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TE's Raptor Cover System Wildlife and Asset Protection

Published Tuesday, March 15, 2016
TE Connectivity Raptor Cover System Wildlife and Asset Protection TE's Wildlife and Asset Protection Raptor Cover System provide protection against the interaction of raptor birds with medium voltage distribution lines. See how easy the BCIC Raptor Cover and the BCAC Arm Extension can be installed. Reliably Protect Systems and Wildlife Only products made more»

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TE Connectivity Substation Products

Published Tuesday, March 1, 2016

See what TE has to make your substation project complete from connection to protection.

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PowerLines March 2016

Published Tuesday, March 1, 2016
  • TE Connectivity (TE) announces their new Cable Clamps for Raychem high voltage cable accessories.
  • Raychem / TE Connectivity (TE) offers The Total Solution: cold shrink cable accessories.
  • News from Schneider Electric:
    • Introducing the PowerLogic ION7400
    • Remote Self-powered Fault Detection and Communications
    • Upgrade Existing Switchgear to Current Technology
  • Tech Products' newest invention, Everlast transmission crossing signs
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PowerLines December 2015

Published Tuesday, December 15, 2015
  • 4 Equipment Methods to Mitigate Arc Flashes Webcast
  • Webcast: A Viable Alternative to Purchasing New Switchgear
  • Check out TE Connectivity Substation Solutions
  • Varentec to increase the energy efficiency of their distribution grids
  • FST is a high water and gas blocking conduit seal
  • Powertech appoints Justin Rogers as territory account manager
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PowerLines June 2015

Published Tuesday, June 2, 2015
  • Convert Your Old MV Switchgear to Arc Resistant without Replacing It
  • New Schneider Electric Meters offer Superior Accuracy, Enhanced Power Quality Functionality
  • Polywater has introduced a new package option
  • Raychem GelPort submersible secondary connectors
  • Tech Products, Inc. has done it again!
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TE Connectivity and Powertech Associates Expand Sales Partnership

Published Monday, August 26, 2013

TE Connectivity and Powertech are pleased to announce the expansion of our sales representative partnership.  This will cover both the public power market as well as the IOU market. and will expand its role to include a larger portfolio of products, solutions and services in the Northeast region.

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TE Connectivity Cold Shrinkable Joint (CSJA)

Published Tuesday, December 30, 2008

The new Raychem cold shrinkable joint was designed for 15kV and 25/28kV cables.

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TE Connectivity GelWrap TW and TWHI

Published Monday, December 29, 2008

The GelWrap TW series of insulating and sealing kits provide a quick and easy method to cover splices and skinnings on tree wire and spacer cable.

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TE Connectivity Gelport Splices

Published Sunday, December 28, 2008

GelPort submersible secondary connectors were designed for URD secondary distribution in hand hole, manhole or direct buried application. The GelPort connection system represents a revolution in products for this application.

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