When properly installed, medium-voltage cable is highly reliable and requires minimal maintenance and periodic testing. However, improper installation is among the top reasons medium-voltage cable will fail. 

Mose Ramieh, vice president of business development at CBS Field Services, outlines several examples of poorly installed medium-voltage cable that he’s experienced first-hand in the field in this NETA World article. Ramieh explains how these poor installations could result in faults and make the lives of those technicians tasked with troubleshooting faults much more difficult.

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Key mistakes Ramieh identifies include: 

  • Poor design of switchgear 
  • Improper cable length 
  • Improper terminations 
  • Exposed conductors 

>>> Read the full article here.