INSULATORS Sturdy design makes insulators resistant to gunfire and discourages vandalism
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kristin Nugent
McNeil, Gray & Rice
617-367-0100 ext. 148
Milford, N.H. - Hendrix Molded Products announces its vandal-resistant HPI High-Density Polyethylene insulators. The impact resistance of the HPI insulators means that they are shatter resistant when hit, making them an excellent choice for vandal deterrence. Additionally, ballistics tests have shown that even with damage from rifle or shotgun fire, the HPI Insulator will still operate, providing assured reliability even during hunting season.
Ballistics testing was performed on HPI Insulators to ensure that service would continue, even after being shot. After being subjected to multiple shots at approximately 40 feet with a .308 caliber rifle, 12-gauge buckshot and a 12 gauge deer slug the insulators still passed wet and dry flashover requirements.
Additionally, the insulators' rugged design makes them shatter-resistant when hit with balls, stones or projectiles. This lessens their appeal as targets of vandalism, which help utilities ensure continued service and reliability.
The Hendrix Molded Products division has been offering innovative product solutions to a multitude of industries for over 45 years. For more information about the products and service solutions from Hendrix, please visit www.hendrix-wc.com.
About Molded Products
Molded Products is one of three operating divisions of Hendrix / Marmon Utility LLC, a provider of high-quality overhead and underground power distribution products located in Milford, NH.
The division's benchmark products, polyethylene pin-type and spool insulators, offer utilities significant benefits over traditional porcelain products, including superior performance, longer life and ease of handling. The division also offers a variety of products for secondary voltage and wildlife protection.
ISO 9002-certified Hendrix is a member company of The Marmon Group, an international association of more than 125 business units that operate independently within diverse business sectors. Member companies have collective revenues of $7 billion. More information about the company is available at www.hendrix-wc.com.