Cable Condition Assessment - The Whole Picture

Section of a cable with heat damaged insulation.

Most utilities and industrial plants make extensive use of medium voltage cable. Cable designs vary in many ways, including:

  • Insulation Material
  • Metallic shield or neutral condition
  • Jacketing
  • Operating Conditions

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Transmission Class Cables and Cable Accessories Failure Analysis 

Powertech’s multidisciplinary team performs failure analysis on all types of electrical equipment, including transmission class cables and accessories. Our expertise in electrical, chemical and materials engineering, as well as system analysis, and protection and control allows us to evaluate all aspects of a failure.

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Thermal Resistivity Testing

Powertech provides field and laboratory testing services to measure the thermal resistivity of native soils or backfill materials required for underground transmission lines, oil and gas pipelines, radioactive waste disposal, and solar thermal storage facilities.

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