Anchors (Hubbell Power Systems) - Instant Video
Poles are supported by guys, held in place by anchors. These videos show how to install anchors available from Hubbell Power Systems.
Square Shaft Anchor Installation - 4 minutes
How to install an anchor using a digger truck. A anchor attached to a square shaft is rotated into the ground. Includes general tips for installing anchors.
Shear Pin Limiter - 4 minutes
Demonstrates the use of a device that measures torque when rotating an anchor into the ground. To measure torque, steel pins are inserted into the collar, and the installation begins. When a preset amount of torque is achieved, the pins shear. This maximum amount of torque on the shaft during rotation into the ground gives a positive indication of the holding power of the anchor.
No-Wrench Anchor - 3 minutes
Step by step, how to attach an anchor to a driving assembly, how to get the anchor started into the ground, and how to finish the installation.
Expanding Anchor - 4 minutes
How to install an expanding anchor ("bust anchor") in an augered hole. Four steps are explained, then demonstrated.
Guy Marker - 2 minutes
How to install a highly-visible yellow plastic marker on a guy.
Soil Probe - 4 minutes
How to use a soil probe to determine the condition of the subsoil before an anchor is installed. Instead of digging out a core sample, a probe is rotated into the ground. Torque-wrench readings are taken, then compared with a chart to determine the classification of the soil.
Adjust-a-Grip - 3 minutes
How to attach a guy wire to an anchor.