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Training Sessions

Introduction
Poletop Preparation
Installing Pulling Ropes
Installing Conductors
Energizing Conductors
Removing Conductors
Training Sessions

Introduction – 7 minutes
Identifies the basic tasks that are involved in most distribution line replacement jobs.

Poletop Preparation – 13 minutes
Describes a procedure for preparing poletops for a reconductoring job so sufficient clearances are maintained when pulling in new conductors.

Installing Pulling Ropes – 8 minutes
Describes a procedure for setting up a pulling rig and a tensioner. Describes a procedure for installing pulling ropes.

Installing Conductors – 8 minutes
Describes a procedure for grounding conductors as they are pulled in. Describes a procedure for installing conductors.

Energizing Conductors – 8 minutes
Describes a procedure for energizing new conductors. Describes a procedure for transferring the load from an old line to a new line.

Removing Conductors – 11 minutes
Describes a procedure for isolating and removing conductors.