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Neutral Corrosion Progression

Q: Can you please explain the rate of neutral corrosion? Specifically, do neutrals corrode linearly or in some other fashion? Also, an engineer asked me about stray voltage. We were discussing how Novinium will provide a warranty for a cable segment if 50 percent of the neutrals are good. He said, “Okay, but because of the neutral corrosion, I am having stray voltage issues affecting livestock on dairy farms. This can kill livestock. Stray voltage is also showing up sometimes on communications circuits.” How should I respond?

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Middle East Query – Rejuvenation Saves Capital

Middle East Query—Rejuvenation Saves Capital Dweller of the Desert asked 22 questions in his post … Middle East Query – 22 Questions. In this installment I address question 12. 12.   What is the expected cost of curing compared to cable replacement? Typical costs for injection are one-half to one-third of the cost of cable replacement. For…

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Middle East Query – Reinjection? Re-rejuvenation?

Middle East Query—Reinjection? Re-rejuvenation? Dweller of the Desert asked 22 questions in his post … Middle East Query – 22 Questions. In this installment I address question 10. 1. Can injection be carried out twice on the same cable after 10-20 years of the first injection? When Novinium® Cablecure 732 [Ultrinium®] brand fluid is used…

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Middle East Query – Splice Replacement

Middle East Query—Splice Replacement Dweller of the Desert asked 22 questions in his post … Middle East Query – 22 Questions. In this installment I address question 8. 8. How do you rejoin cable ends after an old splice is removed? Novinium injection technology is compatible with most splices. Click here to view two lists…

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Middle East Query – Novinium References

Middle East Query—Novinium References Dweller of the Desert asked 22 questions in his post … Middle East Query – 22 Questions. In this installment I address question 7. 7.   Does Novinium have proof of success available (references)? The institution of Novinium has worked for over 75 different utilities and industrial customers around the world. That’s pretty…

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Middle East Query – History of Cable Rejuvenation

Middle East Query—History of Cable Rejuvenation Dweller of the Desert asked 22 questions in his post … Middle East Query – 22 Questions. In this installment I address question 3. 3.   How old is cable injection technology? Cable rejuvenation was first carried out in 1984—check out the graph nearby. That’s 26 years! The industry has rejuvenated over…

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