Hangin’ Your Repairs on Temperature? By, Kimberly Lewis HOT/SHOT Infrared Inspections, Inc. Infrared technology has been heavily utilized by the utility industry for over 30 years and yet it is still vastly misunderstood. In a perfect world, utility engineers want to qualify the results of infrared inspections and use the temperature data collected from anomalies
When considering increased conductor temperatures, numerous issues are of concern, particularly with the dynamic effects on electrical connectors when suspended overhead aluminum conductors are operated at high temperatures, specifically above 93°C (200°F). Click here to read the complete article.