HENDRIX WIRE & CABLE OFFERS SPACER CABLE SYSTEMS WITH IMPROVED RELIABILITY AND POWER QUALITY

Hendrix Wire & Cable, a premier provider of high quality overhead and underground power distribution products, announces the offering of Spacer Cable Systems.

Milford, N.H. - Hendrix Wire & Cable, a premier provider of high quality overhead and underground power distribution products, announces the offering of Spacer Cable Systems.


Spacer Cable has been used by utilities for many years to improve the reliability and power quality of primary distribution systems while making them more resistant to storm damage. The cable design, system strength, and compact configuration can also serve to address other concerns that can crop up on a utilities distribution system. The compact configuration and reduced clearance requirements allow for multiple circuits to be installed on a single pole, and thus combating right of way problems and saving money by reducing the number of poles required. Over or under building Spacer Cable Systems in substation exits, alleyways, and feeder circuits can greatly reduce the cost of adding capacity.

Overall the system strength makes Hendrix Spacer Cable ideal for long spans of up to 1500 feet. The ability to span rivers, freeways, marshes, and lakes provides a cost-effective, environmentally sensitive solution to difficult design problems. What's more, the close spacing of each individual phase conductor results in lower total line impedance and maintains voltage, reducing the need for voltage improvement equipment on long runs.

Hendrix Spacer Cable Systems come equipped with a conductor covering that is able to withstand temporary contact with tree branches and other vegetation, thus reducing outages and improving power quality. This, along with the compact configuration of the system, greatly reduces the need for vegetation removal during circuit installation, cutting tree trimming costs by 50 to 80 percent. Additionally, wildlife is protected from exposure to lethal currents.

To learn more about the superior power quality offered by Hendrix Wire & Cable Spacer Cable systems, please visit www.hendrix-wc.com.


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About Hendrix Aerial Cable & Systems

Aerial Cable & Systems is one of four operating divisions of Hendrix Wire & Cable, a provider of high-quality overhead and underground power distribution products located in Milford, NH. The division's benchmark product, Spacer Cable, formed the foundation of the company in 1951, solving local utilities' reliability problems, reducing weather-related outages, and providing options for areas difficult to engineer with standard bare wire systems. Today, Hendrix Spacer Cable is available at 15kV through 69 kV.

ISO 9001-certified Hendrix Wire & Cable, Inc. 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. The Marmon Group is owned by Berkshire Hathaway Inc. More information about the company is available at www.hendrix-wc.com

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