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Hubbell TIPS & NEWS magazine is published to inform personnel of electric utilities and associated companies of new ideas and techniques in transmission and distribution practices. The magazine, under different titles and formats, has been published since 1932.

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2015 Magazines

August 2015

3.6 MB

Page 4 - How Do I Migrate from 4-Wired Leased Lines to Leased T1 or Ethernet Service?
Page 6 - Emergency Preparedness and the Importance of Equipment Repositioning

2014 Magazines

November 2014

2.83 MB

Page 4 - All on the Line: Southern California Edison Moves Toward Bare-hand, Live-line Work
Page 11 - Minimizing Outages
Page 16 - Pursuit of Excellence
Page 26 - Innovation: An Interview with an HPS Communications Leader

April 2014

2.70 MB

Page 6 - An ambitious substation rebuild overcomes outage limitations and space constraints
Page 10 - Nothing Lost, Everything to Gain: TowerPak® Solutions
Page 22 - Tips of the Trade: How to Solve Anchor Problems
Page 24 - First Foray into Distribution Automation
Page 28 - Innovative Engineering: Q&A with Johnathan Adams
Page 30 - Welcome to the Hubbell Family: Opti-Loop™

2013 Magazines

December 2013
July 2012
1.86 MB

Page 4 - Checklists for Abnormal Power Factor Test Results in the Field
Page 9 - Clever is the New Smart

October 2013
July 2012
1.99 MB

Page 3 - Owen Electric: Mystry Blink Problems Solved with Vera-Tech® Reclosers
Page 4 - Quick Change: SS Anchor Tools
Page 8 - Engage: A Powerful New Engine
Page 12 - Innovative Engineering: Q&A with Josh Wilson

April 2013
July 2012
3.60 MB

Page 3 - 10,000 Towers - The Rio Madeira Project in Brazil
Page 5 - A Powerful New World Awaits You
Page 6 - Grounding Video Updates
Page 7 - Seismic Capabilities

2012 Magazines

December 2012
July 2012
2.76 MB

p 2 - Introducing Unidirectional Corona Ring
p 3 - Running Against the Wind
p 4 - Hubbell Power Systems Welcomes Trinetics
p 5 - An Open Invitation - Visit our Manufacturing Facilities in Centralia, MO
p 6-7 - Got Aluminum? You Bet!
p 8 - Tough Enough for any Soil
p 10 - New Video on USA Anchors
p 11 - Bushings and Test Terminials
p 12 - Twin Tail Fuse Links
p 13 - When Less Means More
p 14 - VCBP6FT & VCBP63 Crimping Tools
p 15 - The HEAT Team - Always Prepared

September 2012
July 2012
2.67 MB

p 2 - Hubbell Outside Plant
p 4-5 - A Rich History Like No Other
p 6 - Safety and Surge Protection Wrapped Into One - Parkingstand Lightning Arrester 200 Amp 15kV
p 7 - Contour-Cuff Gloves & Bell-Cuff Rubber Gloves
p 8 - The Guardian of Historic Line Tools
p 10 - Mission Critical Protection - Chance Cutouts
p 11 - New Side Load Quadrant Deadend
p 12-14 - Migrating to USCO® Center Break V Switches
p 15 - True-Spec Anchors
p 16-19 - Spent Fuse Links - Tips of the Trade

April 2012
July 2012
2.03 MB

p 2-5 - Helical Piles - New Foundation Design Revives Collapsing 500kV Towers
p 8 - SET-Terminal™ - Test Terminals
p 9 - Full-Range ARVI with GO or NO-GO Simplicity
p 10 - Leaving the Past Behind - Upgrading Surge Protection
p 13 - Anti-Corrosion - 27kV Polymer Cutout
p 14 - Tough. Secure. Convenient. We Have Easy Access Locked Down
p 15 - Our AR Switch - The Original

January 2012
January 2012
10.3 MB
p 2-5 - Protecta*Lite Arresters
p 6 - SDC™ GSU Transformer Bushings / New Anderson™/Fargo® Formed Wire Connector Catalog
p 7 - Ohio Brass® EVP Arrester
p 8 - Transmission Foundations - Chance® Helical Foundations
p 9 - Chance® Pole Support Anchoring
p 10 - Ohio Brass® MVN Arrester / Chance® First & Only 27kV Polymer Cutout
p 11 - You Thought All Secondary Pedestals Were the Same... Think Again
p 12-15 - Chance® BP3 3-Phase Switches

2011 Magazines

April 2011
April 2011
9.5 MB
p 2-3 - Surge Arrester Standards
p 4 - Sustainable Solutions - We Have What's Needed
p 5-7 - Special Orders Don't Upset Us
p 8 - Available Now - Custom Finger Shapes
p 9 - Updated Distribution Connector Catalog
p 10-13 - Epoxiglass Insulated Jibs & Extensions
p 14 - Grouted Rock Anchor - New Solution for Broken Rock/New Ohio Brass® Web Application Tool
p 15 - TD Compare™/Help Eliminate Oil Proximity to Waterways
September 2011
September 2011
8.8 MB
p 2-6 - Quick Fix for Frost Heave: Chance® Helical Piles
p 7 - TowerPak® Kit - Transmission Line Hardware
p 8 - SDC™ Solid Dialectric Bushings for Generators & Power Plants
p 9 - Updated Anderson™/Fargo® Transmission & Substation Connector Catalog
p 10-11 - Considerations for Loading Braced Line Posts
p 12 - Ohio Brass® New 80K Lbs (300KN) Quadri*Sil® Insulators / Anderson® Updated EHV Substation Catalog
p 13 - Anderson® Hydraulic Crimping Tools Offer Many Advantages / Chance® New Class 2 Rubber Blanket
p 14 - Quazite® New Hubbell Electric Utility Enclosure Catalog / New Enclosures Line Card
p 15 - Faster Installation with the Integral Jacket Seal Elbow

2010 Magazines

July 2010
July 2010
4.5 MB
p 2-5 - Georgia Power Gets Clever with a Long Socket Clevis
p 6-7 - Lightning Outage Protection is One PROTECTA*LITE Arester Away
p 8 - PCORE Electric Test Terminals
p 9 - New High Track Resistance (HTR) Arrester Bracket
p 10 - Chance® Lineman Grade Grounding
p 11-14 - Recloser Maintenance Goes From Three Years to Eight
p 15 - Updated Ohio Brass Transmission Insulator Catalog/New Connectors & Fittings Transmission & Substation Catalog
p 16 - Fiberglass Construction
March 2010
March 2010
6.7 MB
p 2-5 - IEEE PES Tramsimission & Distribution Conference and Exposition
p 6-9 - Your Source for the Industry's Widest Product Offering Hubbell®
p 10-12 - The Benefits of USCO™ Switch Installation Training are Many Fold
p 13 - Replace Silicon Carbide (SiC) Station Class Surge Arresters with Ohio Brass® MOV Arresters
p 14-15 - When Nature Strikes, Stike Back with Fargo®
p 16 - We Establised for you New Standard Marks of Anchor Excellence
p 17 - Our Sysnthetic Fuse Tube Liner Delivers Value to your Cutouts
p 18 - We've Updated the Hubbell Power Systems Web Site

2009 Magazines

November 2009
November 2009
2.4 MB
p 2-4 - The Problem Solving Recloser
p 5-7 - How to select the Right Underground Enclosure for the Job
p 8-9 - PROTECTA*LITE Arrester Lightning Protection
p 10 - FIberglass Guy Strains
p 11 - Free Hubbell Calendar & New Label Tells it All
p 12 - AR Switch & Two New Brochures
p 14 - Rotating Ground Adapters for Reels
p 15 - New VERI*LITE™ Universal Clamp
p 16 - Updated Encyclopedia of Anchoring
July 2009
July 2009
3.7 MB
p 2-4 - Wind, Ice and Lightning
p 5 - Keep Your Guy Out of the Dirt
p 6-7 - "Green" Action Not Words
p 8-9 - CDR Polymer Concrete & Fiberglass Products
p 10 - Free CDR & Transmission Posters
p 11-13 - All Bolts are Not the Same
p 14-15 - Where Research and Testing Serve Power
p 16 - HUBBELL® Elbow Arrester- the right direction for safety
March 2009
March 2009
4.6 MB
p 2-4 - Delivering Power From the Wind to the Western Grid
p 5-7 - Versa-Tech® Recloser reduces maintenance and stock
p 8-9 - We've expanded our switch offering. USCO Power Switches.
p 10 - PCORE & ELECTRO COMPOSITES™
p 11 - Hubbell Storm Response Team Reinforces Service Reputation after Gustav, Hanna, Ike & Northeast Ice Storms
p 12-13 - Hubbell Power Systems Aquires Three New Brands
p 14-15 - New Pole Top Brackets for Post Insulators
p 16-17 - We get it right the first time, On time... Hubbell Power Systems Customer Service
p 18 - Hubbell Distribution Center Celebrates 10 Yr. Anniversary
p 20 - Bolts More Than Ever

2008 Magazines

August 2008
August 2008
4.7 MB
p 2-5 - ATCO Electric Chooses the Versa-Tech® Recloser
p 6 - Introducing the Chance® Encyclopedia of Grounding
p 7 - Qudri*Sil™ Insulators/Underground Products
p 8-9 - Portland Cement Concrete or Polymer Concrete Enclosures...
p 10-13 - Ohio Brass Braced Line Post Insulators Support New 161 kV Line
p 14 - Fiberglass Construction
p 15 - Pole Line Hardware
p 16 - Optima Arresters
April 2008
April 2008
1.8 MB
p 2-5 - IEEE PES Transmission & Distribution, Conference & Exposition
p 5-7 - Switch Protects New Subdivision
p 9-11 - New! Versa-Tech® Recloser
p 12-13 - Improved! Temporary Cutout and Load Disconnect Tools
p 14-15 - Nylon-Thread Crossarm Insulator Pins
p 16 - Grounding Sets for Underground Switches and Transformers

2007 Magazines

November 2007
November 2007
1.6 MB
p 2-3 - A Better Design. A Better Insulator. Quadri*Sil™
p 4-6 - Hubbell Products Help Harness the Wind
p 7-9 - How to 'get-a-grip' on fuse links
p 10 - The AR Switch for your wildlife protection needs
p 11 - SAFETYSHIELD™ Hot Stick Barrier
p 12-14 - National Performance Standard for Underground Enclosures
p 15 - Now Available: Slack Blocks
p 16 - PCORE Electric joins Hubbell Power Systems Family
July 2007
July 2007
2.8 MB
p 2-4 - Recent Improvements in Distribution Surge Arrester Reliability
p 5-8 - Hubbell Works with Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro to Solve Transmission Lightning Problem
p 9 - Authorized Repair Centers for Chance® Tools
p 10-11 - New M3C Switch Installs Like a Cutout
p 12 - Don't Risk Underground Enclosure Failure
p 13-14 - New! Slip-Resistant Equi-Mat® Personal Protective Ground Grid
p 15 - Now Available: The Centralia Wizard
p 16 - Our Most Popular Speed Wrenches
January 2007
January 2007
1.6 MB
p 2-3 - New! 900 Amp In-Line Switch
p 4 - New! Bolt Cutters/New! Hand Line Block
p 5 - Put Us To Work...Ohio Brass
p 6 - New Fargo Products
p 7 - New! SAFETYSHIELD™ Hot Stick Barrier
p 8 -12 - Hubbell & Border States Stay Prepared for Emergencies
p 13 - Renowned Chance Demonstrator Inducted Into Lineman's Museum
p 14 - 15 - Some May Overlook Substations...We Don't
p 16 - Quazite

2006 Magazines

August 2006
August 2006
1.1MB
pp 2-4 - Quazite® Underground Enclosures and Pads
p 5 - Fargo® HTJC High Temperature & Low Resistance Joint Compound
p 6 - The Anderson® Advantage VS8-HTJC
pp 7-8 - Barehanding 240 kV Taught in Chance® Live-Line Course
pp 9-11 - Ohio Brass Develops Insulator for Specific Application
pp 12-15 - Three-Phase Boom Lift Raises Work Efficiency
pp 15 - Grip-All Clampsticks
p 16 - Experience Other Utilities' Success with Sectionalizers
April 2006
April 2006
1.1MB
pp 2-5 - 2006 IEEE PES Transmission and Distribution Conference
p 6 - Free Ohio Brass Arrester Selector/Chance Paper Back Tool Catalog/Poster
p 7 - Safety is Top Priority
pp 8-10 - Branson Landing Project Requires Unique Engineering Solution
pp 11 - New Transmission-Level Digital Phasing Testers
pp 12-14 - Automated Gang Switches Keep Power Flowing to Generation Pumping Station
pp 15 - Grip-All Clampsticks
p 16 - Anderson Versa-Crimp®

2005 Magazines

November 2005
November 2005
2.1 MB
p 2 - Our Response to Katrina, Ophelia & Rita
p 3 - Our Emergency Response Team is Ready 24/7
pp 4-5 - New Veri*Lite Silicone Rubber Insulators
pp 6-7 - Make Installing Bolted Connections With FARGO® Speed Wrenches Fast and Easy
p 8 - The Short and Long of Telescoping Tools
p 9 - LoadLooker Ammeter
pp 10-11 - Meet the Terminators
p 12 - Temporary Cutout Tools
p 13 - Grounding Sets for Underground Switches and Transformers
p 14 - Connector, Conductor, Selector Wheels
p 15 - Good-to-Go Tester in a Box
p 16 - PDV-100 Optima
April 2005
April 2005
2.1 MB
pp 2-5 - Single-Pull Regulator By-Pass Switches
p 6 - Ohio Brass Arresters
p 7 - Deadend Redesign Simplifies Guy Wire Installation
pp 8-9 - Transmission Products Hubbell® Has You Covered
pp 10-11 - System Reliability Relies on Electronic Sectionalizers
pp 12-13 - Fargo® Ground Rod Connector
pp 14-15 - Safety Drives Utility's Control of Reclosers
p 16 - Epoxiglas® Extension Arms

2004 Magazines

December 2004
December 2004
1.5MB
pp 2-8 - New Arrester Enhances Performance PDV-100 Optima
pp 9-10 - Patented* Grounding-Set Tester meets New ASTM Standard
pp 12-13 - The Switch to Polymer Insulation
p 14 - kV and 25 kV 200 Amp Feed-Thru Bushing Inserts
p 15 - Fargo® New Automatic Guy Wire Deadend GDE 5100 Series
p 16 - Anderson® Tools & Connectors
August 2004
August 2004
1.1MB
pp 2-4 - Protecta*Lite Arresters reduce lighting outages to near zero on municipal 69-kV system
p 4 - Updated Anderson EHV Substation Connectors Bulletin
p 5 - New Anderson & Fargo Connector Catalogs
p 5 - New 15/25kV 600A & 900A Deadbreak Junctions
p 5 - Video Lending Library Now on CD
p 6 - The best all around cover up equipment
p 7 - Fargo Compression Clamp
p 7 - Aluminum Bracket Terminator and Arrester
pp 8-11 - Hubbell Power Systems Key to Massive Storm Response
pp 12-15 - Chance® Tension Puller Switching Tool
p 16 - New Anderson™ ASOD-570-1N
April 2004
April 2004
1.1MB
pp 2-4 - Upgrade Quadruples 230kV Line Capacity
p 5 - Updated Loadbreak Bushing
pp 6-7 - Hi*Lite Polymer Insulators
pp 8-9 - Hot-line Cargo Booms for Transmission Maintenance
pp 10-11 - TOUGH ONE® Anchors
p 11 - Nylon Spool Insulator
p 13 - ACSR
pp 14-15 - Walk-In Tool Trailers
p 16 - Chance Cutout Cover Helps Line Personnel Safety

2003 Magazines

December 2003
December 2003
965K
pp 2-4 - Water, ice and high winds force evacuation of 230kV line to higher ground
p 4 - Catalog Cross Reference
p 5 - New Copper Bonded Ground Rods
pp 8-9 - Utilities Around The World Rely on Anderson Compression Tools
pp 10-12 - MEAG Drastically Cuts Lightning Surge Outages
p 13 - Cover Up for poles can be placed and removed from the ground
pp 14-15 - Patented Grounding-Set Tester Meets New ASTM Standard
p - 16 - Fargo Hi-Temperature and Low Resistance Joint Compound
August 2003
August 2003
1.1MB
p 6 - Substation Solutions
p 7 - Hubbell Web Site for Information
pp 8-9 - Capstan Hoists Raise Productivitiy
pp 10-11 - Switch to Polymer Insulation
pp 13-14 - Oklahoma Utility Switches to Ohio Brass
p 15 - Tower Kits Speed Construction
p 16 - Customer Help Site
April 2003
April 2003
803K
p 2 - Hubbell Type C-Polymer Cutouts
pp 3-4 - Anatomy of the Type C-Polymer Cutout
p 5 - Lighting protection for transmission lines
pp 6-7 - Xcel Energy Dramatically Cuts Lightning Induced Trips
pp 8-9 - Chance® Now 'Blankets' All Distribution Voltages
p 10 - Hubbell Completes Acquisition of Coopper Pole Line Hardware Assets
pp 11-12 - 250° C ACSS Anderson High-Temperature Suspension Clamps
pp 13-15 - Industry Standards based on Chance® multi-helix anchor specs

2002 Magazines

August 2002
August 2002
962K
pp 2-4 - Recloser By-Pass Switches
pp 5-7 - Anderson, Fargo, Chance and Ohio Brass Transmission Products
pp 8-9 - AR Switch Turns On Safety and Service for Idaho Power
p 10 - Arrester favorably tested after seacoast installation
p 11 - GDW 2000 Series
p 12 - Our Emergency Response Team is Ready 24/7
p 13 - Distribution Product Poster
p 14 - All-Angle Cog Wrenches
p 15 - New Overhead and Underground sets help add worker safety
p 16 Added Safety for Linemen SafeOp™ Tap Plug Protects Workers
May 2002
May 2002
911K
pp 2-3 - Ohio Brass Insulators withstand the High Wind Test
pp 4-6 - Ohio Brass polymers designed for use in contaminated areas
pp 7-8 - New Arc-Quenching Fuse Tube Liner
pp 9-10 - Big Job. Right Products.
pp 11-12 - Battery-Powered Crimping Tool
pp 13-15 - Optimum Design Choices from Fargo
p 16 - When It's Transmission Go Hubbell

2001 Magazines

July 2001
July 2001
1.4 MB
pp 2-3 - Choose Our Transmission Product Page
pp 4-5 - Transmission Connectors Accomodate High Ampacity Conductors
p 6 - Ohio Brass® Disconnector removes failed arrester from the line
pp 7-9 - Total Support System for High Capacities with Fast Installation
p 10 - Added-Value Aluminum Products
pp 11-13 - The Terminators
pp 14-15 - Popular Hookstick Switches now offered with polymer insulators
April 2001
April 2001
970.1 KB
pp 2-4 - GDW 2000 Series Wedge Deadend
p 5 - The Multi Cap Feature
p 6 - HeliCAP™ Engineering Software
p 7 - New PVIA Polymer Intermediate Arrester
pp 8-9 - Your Source for Distribution Products
pp 10-11 - Safer Cost Effective Wildlife Protectors
p 12 - Guy to 100,000 LB. with Adjust-A-Grip
pp 13-15 - Equi-Mat™ Personal Protective Ground Grid
p 16 - Crossarm Cover Adjusts To Needs
January 2001
January 2001
1.1 MB
pp 2-5 - To The Rescue Fargo Deadends, Chance Anchors and Ohio Brass Insulators
p 6 - Electrical Maintenance & Testing
p 7 - Hubbell Capacitor Racks
pp 8-9 - Advantages of a One-Source Supplier
pp 10-12 - Retrofit Porcelain with Polymer Units
pp 13-14 - 10 Years of On-Line Experience with Chance Electronic Sectionalizers
p 15 - Digital Testers
p 16 - New Set of Class 4 Cover Up

2000 Magazines

May 2000
May 2000
1.0MB
pp 2-3 - Using Riser Pole Arresters to Improve URD System Protection
pp 6-7 - The Choice is Clear Anderson & Fargo
pp 8-9 - Simple Grounding Solution Dedicated to Difficult Situations
p 10 - Distribution Phasing Tester Kit
p 11 - Hubbell Aluminum Platforms
p 12 - VLS-2 Insulator
p 14 - Truck Hitch-Receiver Mount for Capstan Hoists
January 2000
January 2000
1.7MB
pp 2-3 - ProbLok® Connector is the answer!
pp 4-5 - The Cost-Cutting Alternative to Bolted Deadend Clamps
p 6 - Tools for any way you tackle temporary hot-line jumpering
p 7- Aluminum Conduit Standoffs Adjust to Field Requirements
pp 8-9 - Standard Construction Practices
pp 10-11 - PROTECTA*LITE System is the Answer
p 12 - Utility Combines Chance D7 Switch & OB Protecta*Lite™ System
pp 13-15 - Inside the AR Switch 'Shock-Absorber' Function
p 16 - Hubbell TapMaster™

1999 Magazines

July 1999
July 1999
1.4MB
pp 2-6 - Fast-Installing, Long Lasting Automation Ready Switch
pp 7-9 - Surge Arresters for High Voltage Needs
p 10 - Transmission Line Repair/Versa-Crimp® Tool Repair
pp 11-12 - Wyoming Project Features Wind Power
p 13 - Cover Up Equipment Update
p 14 - Hubbell Transmission Products
p 15 - Connector Prevents Elbow Overheating
March 1999
March 1999
3.1MB
pp 2-5 - Chance® Electronic Resettable Sectionalizers
pp 6-8 - Polymer Distribution Elbow arrester
p 12 - Can You Spot the Transmission Line?
pp 13-14 - Get the open-loop speed of LoadLooker ammeter
p 15 - Band-Type Cluster Mounts, Regular Mounts and Accessories
p 16 - Chardon Acquisition Announced
p 17 - Encyclopedia of Anchoring

1998 Magazines

April 1998
April 1998
682K
pp 2-3 - Hi*Lite Insulators Ease Line Construction in Rough Terrain
p 4 - Hi-Lite XL Insulators for Contaminated Environments
p 5 - An Option to Lead Thread Insulator Pins
pp 6-7 - Covered Conductor Systems Need CoverTec
pp 10-11- Lakeland, Florida's "EPC" Project
pp 12-13 - Arrester Lifetime & Replacement Schedule
pp 14-15- Anderson Fiber Optic Clamps

1997 Magazines

November 1997
November 1997
1.4MB
pp 2-3 - How To Cut Deadend Costs
pp 4-5 - New and Improved Wet/Dry Hot-Stick Tester
pp 6-8 - In the World of Extra High Voltage
pp 9-10 - Insulators That Don't Go To Pieces
pp 12-13 - Electronic Commerce at Hubbell Power Systems
p 14-15 - Full-Tension Automatic Splices
Special International Issue September 1997
September 1997 'Special International Issue'
683K
pp 2-4 - Safety-Proven Methods for EHV Hot-Line Work
pp 5-7 - In the World of Extra High Voltage
pp 9-11 - Brazilian Utility Chooses Protecta*Lite™ System
p 12 - How to Secure, Protect and Repair Transmission Lines

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