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Talon Cable Cleats for Wind Energy Projects

June 2, 2015 8:30 am

Electrical cables in long vertical runs (e.g. wind turbine towers) are experiencing unusually high failure rates from cable restraint failures, product misapplication and poor installation practices.  While it is no surprise that poor installation or misapplied conduit clamps or P-clamps are damaging cables, there are also reports of cable damage from mesh cable socks, cable ties and legacy cable cleats (esp. metallic cable cleats).  Many of the failures are due to compression damage or cable slippage due to inadequate strain relief. For long-term reliable operation, cables must be securely fastened by cable restraint products that are designed and tested to provide protection from static and dynamic forces.  With... View Article