ARTICLES & WHITEPAPERS

Experts in the electric power reliability industry write about safety, compliance, making the right investments, and so much more. Contributors include the most well-known companies in the industry, such as The Snell Group, IRISS, SDMyers and other big name brands.

 

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Article: A Scientific Approach to Cable Asset Management

By Ben Lanz, Director, Applications Engineering, IMCORP. Member, EPRA

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Power cables are one of the most commonly overlooked power system assets and are, by default, typically addressed reactively after failure. They are also one of the most misunderstood. This article provides insight into how new scientific findings on cable care address these misunderstandings. In this article I will provide insight into some of these findings through case studies, and I’ll explain how a holistic, condition intelligence-based strategy can easily double the expected life of most assets—including cables—and maximize reliability with optimal lifecycle cost.

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Whitepaper: Choosing a Thermal Imager for Condition Monitoring

Ten years ago, you really could not find a new full-featured imager for much less than $20,000 USD. Today, there are many fantastic choices out there for condition monitoring applications with a wide range of features in prices ranging from $1,000 to $20,000 USD.

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Whitepaper: Arc Flash safety: What’s Real, What’s Not, and What YOU Need to Do to Ensure Compliance

Anywhere that electricians or other service technicians are performing energized work, the potential exists for an arc flash incident.

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