Month: June 2014

what are you doing

What are you doing? The first step in ordering high voltage parts.

As a distributor of high voltage parts, we take a lot of orders. If you’ve ordered from us before, you might have heard us first ask, “What are you doing?” It’s a simple question but an important one. How does this question help you? Because of our many years of experience, we can look at …

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insulator blog post

Insulating Your Utility Equipment: A Look at the Evolution of Insulator Materials

The materials used in insulators and insulation equipment for high voltage transmission and distribution applications continue to evolve–after all, did you know insulators have been around since the late 1700’s when they originally supported the telegraph industry? In the beginning, engineers experimented with many different materials to try to create the ultimate insulator- they experimented …

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Electricity Towers Lightning

When Lightning Strikes: Do You Have a Lightning Protection Solution?

Utilities in general need to plan for all different kinds of situations and events. Some of them more critical than others. A lightning strike is one of those potentially catastrophic events that need to be planned for. The correct planning and equipment can turn disaster into practically routine. And while some geographic areas see very …

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