Linework (Hubbell Power Systems) - Instant Video
These videos show how to maintain, replace, and upgrade distribution lines and equipment. All work is done on energized lines. Several videos were filmed some years ago, but are still informative. Courtesy Hubbell Power Systems.
Care and Maintenance of Hotline Tools - 32 minutes
How to maintain hotline tools so the tools will retain their protective capabilities.
Hotstick Maintenance of 69kV Suspension - 25 minutes
How to replace suspension insulators on an energized 69 kV line. The linemen use hotsticks for protection.
Pole Replacement Hotstick Method - 40 minutes
How to move conductors from an old pole to a new pole. The linemen use hotsticks for protection and work from a bucket truck.
Distribution Line Maintenance - 15 minutes
How to replace an insulator using a temporary conductor support. The linemen use rubber gloves for protection and work from a bucket truck.
Reconductoring or Upgrading Voltage with Extension Arms from an Aerial Device - 22 minutes
How to move conductors out of the way so new conductors can be installed on new insulators upgraded. The linemen use a temporary extension arm, and work from a bucket truck.
Pole Replacement Rubber Glove Method from Aerial Device - 40 minutes
How to move conductors from an old pole to a new pole. The linemen use rubber gloves for protection and work from a bucket truck.
Cutting in a Disconnect Switch Rubber Glove Method -33 minutes
How to install a disconnect switch on a three-phase circuit.