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Image 1 Low-Smoke, Zero-Halogen Jacket Study
Some hydrate-loaded, low-smoke, zero-halogen jackets have shown tensile and elongation loss in accelerated aging with common pulling lubricants. See a presentation made on this subject at a recent ICC meeting --
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Image 2 Burning Rubber
See a slide show about how one utility field crew tests HDPE to HDPE duct couplers -- An amusing field story of horsepower versus adhesive power --
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Image 3 Category 6 Data Cable Attenuation
Studies show that a "wet" film of pulling lubricant around a Cat 6(a) cable can absorb energy and increase attenuation. See the details and read about the lubricants that work best with this unique cable --
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Image 4 Pulling Tension Estimation through Large Radius Bends
Directional boring placement of underground conduit can result in long, sweeping conduit bends. Such bends fall outside the boundary conditions of the "traditional" pulling equations, and should be handled specially --
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