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Overhead line conductors and cables

Overhead line conductors and cables

Overhead line conductors and cables

We make cables safer. With our test methods and our expertise, we ensure the quality of over-head line conductors and wire ropes in general to guarantee safety for high-voltage power lines as well as for crane systems, lift installations and cableway systems.

Our services:

Steel cables

  • Tensile tests up to 2500kN, clamping lengths up to 50m
  • Determination of the elastic modulus
  • Single-wire tests (tensile testing, bending testing, torsion testing, wind testing)
  • Wire ropes & cableway cables in accordance with DSB 80, ÖNORM M 9500
  • Magnetic rope testing MRT

Overhead line conductors, light-wave cables (OPGW, OPPC)

  • Tensile tests in accordance with EN 50182, including determination of the elastic modulus
  • Product certifications according to customer specifications
  • Clamping lengths up to 50m, heating up to 220°C
  • Creep tests in accordance with EN 61395
  • Measuring of thermal expansion coefficients and transition points of high-temperature overhead line conductors according to user guidelines
  • Single-wire tests in accordance with EN 50182
  • Vibration test according to user guidelines
  • Temperature-change tests in accordance with EN 61284
  • Damage analyses of cables in accordance with VDI 3822Chemical analyses
  • Special applications on request
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