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The Industry’s Source for: Technical Articles, Industry Best Practices, New Regulatory Standards and More.

 HANDLINE BLOG 

The Industry’s Source for: Technical Articles, Industry Best Practices, New Regulatory Standards and More.

National Lineman Appreciation Day

National Lineman Appreciation Day

National Lineman Appreciation Day (April 18) is a time to express our utmost appreciation to the great men and women that work so hard for us every day. It's our honor to celebrate the hard work, innovation, and dedication of Electrical Lineworkers. #thankalineman...

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“T” Connected Transformer

“T” Connected Transformer

The Orgins of the “T” Connected Transformer The “T” connection is sometimes referred to as the “Scott Connection” as it was developed by Charles F. Scott around 1894. At the time Scott was employed by the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company and was working...

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Transformer Polarity

Transformer Polarity

INTRODUCTION Transformer polarity is fundamental to grasping how transformers function and how they’re utilized. Understanding polarity is essential to properly paralleling single-phase transformers and connecting instrument transformers (current and potential) to...

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Pike Electric Announces $42,000 in NLC Scholarships

Pike Electric Announces $42,000 in NLC Scholarships

Effective Immediately: Pike Electric is offering an instant $1000 scholarship to the first 42 Electrical Lineworker Program enrollees for the April 2017 term at Northwest Lineman Center’s Florida campus. Recipients are also guaranteed a job interview with Pike...

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APPLYING OSHA’S MINIMUM APPROACH DISTANCES

APPLYING OSHA’S MINIMUM APPROACH DISTANCES

In April of 2014, OSHA posted the final rule for General Industry 1910.269 and Construction 1926 Subpart V. The power delivery industry was given until April of 2015 to shift over to the new regulations. There were a multitude of signifi- cant changes, and most...

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