Tools and Technologies

Focuses on the tools and technologies linemen use in the field every day to boost efficiency and save time.


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Electric Utility Operations

Lineman Invents New Product to Increase Safety in the Trade

Sept. 14, 2022
Racheting Wheel Tools has redesigned the lineman's insulated hex wrench.
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Electric Utility Operations

IDEC Corp. Releases New Ferrule and Crimping Tool Product Line

July 1, 2022
IDEC Corporation has released a complete product line of S3TL series ferrules, wire strippers, crimpers and screwdrivers.
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Electric Utility Operations

Waterproof, Shockproof & Rugged

March 8, 2022
Fully ruggedized laptops and tablets can likely survive just about any extreme environments that utility personnel encounter in their demanding jobs.
Ripley Tools
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Tools and Technologies

Ripley Tools Launches UtilityTool Cable Jacket Stripper

Feb. 3, 2022
With operational efficiency and safety top priorities for cable engineers, Ripley Tools has developed the UtilityTool US16 drill operated jacket removal device.
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Electric Utility Operations

Klein Tools Launches Portable Power Station

Dec. 16, 2021
The KTB1000 Portable Power Station is designed with the job site in mind.
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Electric Utility Operations

Zebra Technologies Rugged Tablets Useful for Utility Workers

July 10, 2023
The new line offers 5G technology and AI-powered processor to enhance business efficiency across warehouse, manufacturing, field service and public safety.
GA Drilling
Overhead Transmission

GA Drilling Successfully Tests Breakthrough Technology for Deep Geothermal Drilling

June 6, 2023
GA Drilling developed the tool to materially cut the cost of deep geothermal drilling by doubling the drilling speed and extending the drillbit lifetime in hard and abrasive formations...
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Electric Utility Operations

U.S. Patent Approved for Felling Trailers’ Air Bi-Fold Ramps System

May 18, 2023
The patent protects the intellectual property of the air bi-fold ramps system design, preventing others from creating, making or selling a similar product.
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Test and Measurement

Megger Cable Locator Can Find Hidden Cables in Walls, Underground

April 17, 2023
The MCT105 identifies fuses, breakers, short circuits and piping.