Cross Arms

Deadend 3 5/8 in. Crossarm increases grid reliability.
Cross Arms

Deadend 3 5/8 in. Crossarm increases grid reliability.

Conserving labor and expense while increasing grid reliability, CP2500 deadend crossarm has 3 5/8 x 4 5/8 in. rectangular cross section, can replace 2 or 3 wood deadend arms, and is available with or without hardware. Utilities can specify crossarms predrilled with deadend phase hardware, including washers, double-arm (DA) bolts, eye nuts, and prefabricated center mount. All material hardware...

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New Environmental Standard Achieved for Transmission Structures Through Collaboration Between Transmission Innovations and BC Hydro

VANCOUVER — FRP Transmission Innovations Inc., in collaboration with BC Hydro, is excited to set a new environmental standard for high voltage infrastructure with the installation of a fibre reinforced polymer H-frame structure built for transmission lines. This installation represents a number of important firsts: -  The first polyurethane cross arm for high voltage lines that does not...

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Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative Installs FRP Utility Pole and Cross Arm at Shawnee State Park

Schellsburg, PA - Bedford Rural Electric Cooperative ( Bedford REC") installed a 40' Class 4 Powertrusion FRP pole and deadend cross arm at camp site 188, Shawnee State Park. Creative Pultrusions, Inc. ("Creative") manufactured both the pole and arm at its Alum Bank, Pennsylvania facility. FRP utility poles and cross arms are lightweight, offering a quick installation in any environment. This...

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Composite Crossarms can support 12,000 lb per position.

Made up to 14 ft long, Lewtex® fiberglass-reinforced composite crossarms can be used on steel, concrete, and wood distribution poles and are processed with 3-stage UV protection for maximum life. The 4 x 7½ in. versions are suited for extra heavy-duty under build and H-frame applications. Lewtex crossarms for transmission structures are made in lengths up to 54 feet. Suited for applications...

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The Economic and Strategic Benefits of Cloud Computing
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The Economic and Strategic Benefits of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing and software-as-a-service (SaaS) are two of the hottest IT trends that have emerged in the last couple of decades. By creating the ability to store and access data and programs through the internet while cutting out the middleman (aka, hard drives and other physical devices), cloud computing offers many attractive features to companies in almost all industries, including fiscal savings, speed, scalability, ease of upgrades, and agility. Although the upfront savings of SaaS are undeniable, there are still many that favor on-premise systems and proprietary software. You may be wondering if transitioning to a cloud-based model is the right choice for your company, but with so many different viewpoints it can be hard to make sense of all the pros and cons. Using concrete data organized into helpful graphs, this white paper offers insightful interpretations of the numbers to show the ways in which SaaS can offer both financial savings and strategic advantages.

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Shakespeare Composite Structures(TM) Receives RUS Acceptance for Lewtex

Shakespeare Composite Structures(TM) has received RUS (Rural Utility Service, US Department of Agriculture) acceptance of its Lewtex® composite crossarms. The RUS acceptance is the first ever listing of a composite crossarm. The Lewtex® design is a sandard 3½ x 4½" profile that matches existing hardware and brackets. The arm is manufactured hollow, then filled with high-density, closed-cell...

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