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.
Buckingham Manufacturing
Electric Utility Operations

Buckingham Releases New Products for Lineworkers

Nov. 17, 2023
Here are a few of the new products designed for the line trade.
Photo by Cementex.
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Electric Utility Operations

Cementex Insulated Hex, Socket Wrenches now have T-Handles

Nov. 6, 2023
All of the T-handle tools incorporate Cementex 2-layer insulation system.
Kypower Digger
Tools and Technologies

Kentucky Power Adds Patriot 50 Digger Derrick To Fleet For Improved Restoration Efforts And Reliability

Nov. 2, 2023
The machine with 6,000 pounds of lifting capacity includes a bucket lift to assist with power restorations, trouble jobs and routine pole change outs
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Tools and Technologies

SwissDrones Achieves Milestone FAA Authorization for Beyond Visual Line of Sight UAV Operations

Oct. 24, 2023
This authorization allows aerial service provider Phoenix Air Unmanned, partner of SwissDrones, to operate the SDO 50 V2 beyond visual line of sight across the entire United States...