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Medium-Voltage Cables, Part 2

Put your MV cables on a testing program from Day One and trend the results.

As established in Part 1, you must test medium-voltage (MV) cables to know their condition because of the many factors that can cause premature cable failure. Those failure factors include:

• Installation errors.

• Elevated temperature.

• Hi-voltage transient events.

• High UV radiation.

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