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Monthly Archives: February 2014

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.

Feb 05 2014

Severe Termination Damage at a Utility

By: IMCORP

An IMCORP Field Engineer was performing a Factory Grade® asessement for a utility client. The assessment results showed partial discharge (PD) at operating voltage in the far end open air termination. Upon investigation of the far end ... Read Article


Feb 05 2014

Multiple Defects Found at a Wind Farm

By: IMCORP

Just a few weeks ago, IMCORP was performing its Factory Grade® assessment at a wind site in Canada. The assessment indicated substandard partial discharge (PD) at the near end termination. To determine the source of the PD, the assist ... Read Article


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