POLE-LINE GUYING


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POLE-LINE GUYING
POLE-LINE GUYING83. Guying. Probably there are not so many guys on pole lines as there should be to ensure continuity of service and minimum maintenance expense. Lines should be guyed not for normal conditions but for the more severe conditions that are apt to obtain. The guys should be frequent and heavy enough to sustain the line after the heaviest snowstorm or during the worst possible windstorm. A guy should be used on every pole where the tension of the wires tends to pull the pole from its normal position.Terminal poles should always be head-guyed, and on lines carrying three or more crossarms the two poles next to the terminal pole should also be head-guyed to distribute the stress.Line guys are installed on straight pole lines to reinforce…
Citation
Terrell Croft; Frederic P. Hartwell; Wilford I. Summers: American Electricians' Handbook, Sixteenth Edition. POLE-LINE GUYING, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export