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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Improper Semicon Cutback On A Cold Shrink Termination

By: IMCORP

The above image, taken at a nuclear power plant, shows a jagged semicon cutback on an open-air cold shrink termination. The cable owner first used Tangent Delta (TD) and Very Low Frequency (VLF) tests believing these were sufficient to assure r... Read Article


Nail in Cable 578ft from Termination

By: IMCORP

IMCORP’s  Factory Grade® assessment discovered a compromised section of cable at a wind farm in Kansas. The customer used IMCORP’s Location Matching service to pinpoint the defect location and the jacket was cut open to revea... Read Article


PD Activity in a Y Joint at a Nuclear Facility

By: IMCORP

Posted in: Workmanship, Generation

IMCORP conducted its Factory Grade® assessment on a critical loop at a government nuclear facility in southeast USA. This particular PD occurred at a Y-joint located 185 ft. and had an inception voltage of Uo. PD a... Read Article


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