Defect Blog

Monthly Archives: September 2013

Each year, millions of people and thousands of businesses are impacted by underground cable system failures. IMCORP is dedicated to advancing the understanding of how these failures occur and more importantly, how they can be avoided.

Sep 23 2013

Residual Semicon Under a Cable Termination

By: IMCORP

IEEE 386 Non-Compliant While performing a Factory Grade® assessment for a utility client, IMCORP detected sub-standard partial discharge (PD) activity in URD cable elbow termination. After the assist crew cleaned and applied dielectric ... Read Article


Sep 20 2013

Invisible Semicon Damage Near at Termination

By: IMCORP

IEEE 386 Non-Compliant While performing a Factory Grade® assessment, IMCORP found partial discharge(PD) activity near a separable connector (T-body) termination. Visual inspection of the termination showed no indication of a problem. Th... Read Article


LEADERSHIP

THE STANDARD IN POWER CABLE RELIABILITY