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BioCompliance Consulting Inc Flashover tests Photo by EPRI.
<p>An air gap flashover occurs between an energized conductor and a tree during high-voltage testing.</p>

Flashover Tests Verify Minimum Clearances

Conductor-to-tree air gap flashover testing provides the basis for minimum vegetation clearance distances in FAC-003-4. &nbsp;

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