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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Improper Insulation Cutback On A Cold Shrink Termination

By: IMCORP

The above image; taken at a nuclear power plant in Southeast USA, shows a jagged cutback on an open-air cold shrink termination. During a cable system installation, the utility used Tangent Delta (TD), Very Low Frequency AC destructive withstan... 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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