High Voltage Cable Terminations – What to Know!
Kate Thompson, Cable Accessories Product Specialist, G&W Electric Company
Since the first paper cable circuit installation in 1936, over 4,000 miles of paper cable have been installed in the United States. To complete the circuits, cable accessories were developed by various manufacturers throughout history. While the cable is designed for a lifespan of over 100 years, the accessories are not. In this presentation, the following topics are covered:
• Identify symptoms of aging terminations 
• Review maintenance techniques to extend the life of the accessories 
• Discuss proactive measures to protect your system from an unplanned outage