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Middle East Query—Treatable Cables Dweller of the Desert asked 22 questions in his post … Middle East Query – 22 Questions. In this first installment I address questions 1 and 2. 1. What kinds, types, and sizes of power cables can be injected? Cable types and addressable problems: a. Power – water trees, oxidative degradation,…Details
Middle East Query—22 Questions Q: Even though our climate is dry, And oil production is what I do, It’s true our cables often fry, May I inquire twenty-two? Inquiry Answer 1. What kinds, types, and sizes of power cables can be injected? Treatable Cables 2. What kinds, types, and sizes of power cables cannot be…Details
Soaking I: Diminishing Returns Q: It seems odd to me that for one who spends so much time soaking herself, that soaking cables is anathema to your firm’s culture. When is it appropriate to soak a No.2 compressed URD cable? If I do soak, for how long should I soak? A: You ask more questions than…Details
It’s Easy to be Green™ Q: On your blog masthead you declare that it is easy to be green, but you provide no explanation. What’s the scoop? What are your green credentials? A: When power cables come to the end of their useful life, circuit owners have two alternatives: replace or rejuvenate. Novinium rejuvenation provides…Details
ECONOMICS 101 Q: In the Novinium proposal you have units for testing the cable. What is the scope of testing and why is it not included with the injection charge? A: To answer this question I had to dust off my old ECONOMICS 101 book. I now realize that I need a whole new category…Details
Projecting Future Load—Compound Growth Q: Thanks for your insightful answer in your previous post, “Why does the load matter?” How important is the future load growth? Our planning team gives me a range instead of a single value; they suggest 2-3%. I have sent you some real data for several of our circuits. Can you teach…Details
Why does the load matter? Q: Why are the folks at Novinium so insistent on knowing the loading of my feeder cables? This guy named Steve keeps asking me to estimate the load growth. How am I supposed to do that? Is this effort really worth it? Your NRI20 [Novinium Rejuvenation Instruction 20, Tailored Formulation™ &…Details