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40-Year Life

40-Year Life Q: What tests have you performed to verify the 40 years of additional life, thus being able to extend a 40 year warranty? A: I have a similar question for the global warming crowd. Why when weather is so difficult to predict ten days out do some have such confidence in computer models that…

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Neutral Corrosion – How Much Is Too Much?

Neutral Corrosion—How Much Is Too Much? Q: I am looking for some guidance on what percent of bare concentric neutral corrosion can be tolerated on an underground primary cable before it needs to be replaced. I wondered if the technical staff at Novinium happens to have any ideas as to where I may get some…

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Novinium What?

What does Novinium mean? Q: What does Novinium mean? Is there a language derivation, or is it fictitious? A: Don’t you speak Latin? “Nôvî” is Latin for “to get knowledge of, become acquainted with, come to know, learn, discern” or “novîs” is Latin for “new, not old, young, fresh, recent” … I like to combine…

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Experience Counts – Application Experts – Part II

Cole Hammond – When Experience Counts Dealing with high voltage cables demands rigorous training and lots of experience. Injecting those same cables requires another layer of expertise layered on top of the medium- and high-voltage line experience. Novinium is staffed with experienced experts … the best in the world. What about the case where the…

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Performance Bonding

Performance Bonding Q: I was wondering if my firm could save money by relaxing or even eliminating the bond requirement for rejuvenation. Because rejuvenation is executed and invoiced at a cable segment level, the traditional notion of performance bonding seems to not apply. A: I lean toward the technical so at first when you mentioned…

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