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In the Bucket: What you need to know to extend the life of your Transformer
January 16, 2017

1. Why is it important to maintain your Transformer? a) Improve reliability – Maintenance ensures the unit is operating as designed to provide safe and reliable service as well as reduced utility impacts. b) Extend life of an expensive asset – Correctly sized and maintained, the Transformer can last 40 years or more. As well, there is significant cost associated with the replacement of the Transformer in unplanned downti ...Read More

Ring in a safe & worry-free new year with the right safety training
December 13, 2016

Lineman’s Testing Laboratories strives to create safer work environments for both electrical and non-electrical workers. In addition to supplying and servicing all your personal protective equipment and related tools, LTL offers specialized training. Available both online and in-class, training for the electrical worker is aimed not only at the electrical technician, but at employers and/or supervisors as well. ONLINE TRAINING ...Read More

In the Bucket: What you need to know about maintaining your substation
November 30, 2016

Q1: How often should substation maintenance be performed? A: LTL recommends annual maintenance for all electrical substations to ensure optimum efficiency and minimal downtime. Q2: Why is early detection of electrical equipment weakness important? A: Early detection of electrical equipment weakness is beneficial for many reasons. It helps keep operational and associated costs to a minimum, extends the life of an electrical syst ...Read More

LTL’s CSA Z462 Compliant Arc Flash Safety Program
November 22, 2016

LTL’s Arc Flash Safety program is a turnkey approach to help minimize the risk of injury to those who work on or live near electrical apparatus. LTL's Arc Flash Safety Program includes an Arc Flash Hazard Analysis performed by LTL’s Engineering group, supply of arc flash protective equipment, and training. LTL’s Arc Flash Hazard Analysis includes: site assessment and data collection; short circuit and protective de ...Read More

3 Reasons to Use an Accredited Laboratory
November 01, 2016

..for your high voltage personal protective safety equipment and tools WORKER SAFETY • COMPLIANCE • EFFICIENCY Using equipment that has been tested by an accredited laboratory will help to ensure both worker safety and timely completion of tasks while on the job. An accredited lab will assess the integrity of the equipment per applicable industry standards. Properly maintained equipment lasts longer and is more likely to p ...Read More

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