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Mechanical Testing of Transmission and Distribution Components

Value added one-stop testing services for new and aged components

Kinectrics offers a full range of mechanical lab services for Transmission and Distribution (T&D) components, including testing of new products, aged components, and fibre optic cables, as well as specialized studies such as wind induced conductor motion and ice loading. Our capabilities include:

  • Failure Analysis
  • Vibration Studies
  • Computer Analysis

Kinectrics delivers meaningful test data and expert analysis supported by complete, accurate documentaton. We have the practical know-how to interpret and explain the details and subtle implications of test results that can help manufacturers and asset owners maximize component capability.

Our lab services meet or exceed international industry standards, including IEEE, IEC, ASTM, ANSI and CSA.

Components Tested:

  • Conductors and ground wires
  • Fibre optic cables
  • Connectors
  • Suspension and dead-end clamps
  • Dampers and spacer-dampers
  • Insulators
  • Splices and fasteners