Joining Line Conductors


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Joining Line Conductors
1010607 Joining Line ConductorsTransmission- and distribution-line conductors must be joined together with full-tension splices if the conductors are under tension. Bolted connectors can be used to join electric conductors at locations where the conductors are slack, such as between conductor dead-ends. Figures 23.1 and 23.2 illustrate compression tools used for joining and dead-ending electric distribution conductors.
Sketch of a battery actuated compression tool u…
Citation
Thomas M. Shoemaker; James E. Mack: Lineman's and Cableman's Handbook, Twelfth Edition. Joining Line Conductors, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012), AccessEngineering Export