Used by electric utilities on transmission lines with the voltage of 35 kV and higher for creating optical communication lines and protecting the power lines from lightning strikes.
Applied for aerial installation on distribution and power transmission lines for building long distance optical communication systems.
Used for distributed fiber optic sensing in different applications.
Used for indoor and outdoor applications where fire resistance is a must. Remain functional under direct flame for at least 180 minutes.
Applied in ducts, conduits and trays with no risk of rodent attacks. Can also be lashed.
Designed for high reliability in harsh environments with potential mechanical impact. Applied in all ground types, swamps, and harsh rivers.
Designed for air blowing in ducts and microducts for building reliable underground communication networks.
Designed for underwater application with increased crush and tensile loads.
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Used for cost-effective one-step aerial installation mostly in rural areas where the spans between poles are not long .
Applied in substations for control purposes.
Used to create communication lines between the common distribution box and a location inside the building (including vertical runs), between entrances or corridors in office buildings.
Applied for aerial installation on transmission towers, lightning poles, between buildings and structures for communication networks in rural areas.
11 March 2023
Incab America recently attended TechAdvantage 2023 and we had a great time! TechAdvantage is one of the largest technology trade shows in the United States, showcasing the latest innovations in the electric utility industry. This year, the event was held in Nashville, TN, and it did not disappoint. From cutting-edge technologies to informative panel discussions, there was something for everyone!
The event kicked off with a keynote speech from Mark Lee, the CEO of Tennessee Valley Authority. He spoke about the importance of innovation in the electric utility industry and how it can help to improve the reliability and affordability of electricity for consumers. He also highlighted some of the key initiatives that TVA is undertaking to drive innovation, such as the use of drones for inspections and the development of advanced analytics tools.
There were also several panel discussions that focused on fiber optics and its applications in the electric utility industry. One panel discussed the importance of fiber optic networks for smart grid technologies, which rely on real-time data to optimize the performance of the electric grid. Another panel explored the use of fiber optics for distributed energy resources (DER), which are becoming increasingly popular as more consumers generate their own electricity through solar panels and other renewable sources.
One of the highlights of the trade show was the exhibit hall, where more than 300 vendors showcased their products and services. From software solutions to hardware innovations, attendees had the opportunity to see firsthand the latest technologies that are transforming the electric utility industry. As well as our very own booth that showcased our array of products, our configurator, and our many learning opprtunites for fiber optic cable.
Another highlight of the event was the networking opportunities. Incab America had the chance to meet and connect with professionals from across the industry. This allowed for valuable discussions and the exchange of ideas, which will undoubtedly help to drive innovation and progress in the industry.
Overall, the TechAdvantage 2023 Trade Show was an exciting event for the electric utility industry, with a particular emphasis on fiber optics. Attendees had the opportunity to see firsthand the latest advancements in this technology and how it can be used to improve communication, efficiency, and reliability in the electric grid. We look forward to seeing how these advancements will continue to transform the industry in the years to come.