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Preventwildfires
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Preventwildfires

Preventing Wildfires

Feb. 1, 2021
This video was shared at the T&D World Wildfire & Risk Mitigation Conference regarding preventing wildfires caused by failed connectors on overhead power lines.

This video was shared as part of the T&D World Wildfire & Risk Mitigation Conference in December 2020. It focuses on wildfires caused by overhead conductor failures and recommends solutions for correcting them. 

Speaker

Carl Tamm, President, Classic Connectors

Carl Tamm is the President of Classic Connectors, Inc. Specializing in Component Design Engineering, and Applications of Utility Class Connectors, Carl is a 30-year veteran in the electrical industry. He is presently credited with 20 U.S. Patents, numerous foreign patents, and has several pending. He is the author of several published papers on high power electrical connectors and a regular contributing author to CCI’s monthly newsletter. Carl is a voting member of Cigre’ US National Committee, the IEEE-PES TP&C Committees, the ANSI C119 committees and former Chair of the ANSI C119.7 Committee, developing the Standard for High Temperature Connectors for use on Bare Conductors Operating Above 93°C. Carl’s extensive forensic analysis of hundreds of failed connectors has made him a leading authority and subject matter expert for connector failure causes on overhead power lines.    

This video was sponsored by Classic Connectors as part of the T&D World Wildfire & Risk Mitigation Conference in December 2020.

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