Defect Blog

Monthly Archives: August 2012

Each year, millions of people and thousands of businesses are impacted by underground cable system failures. IMCORP is dedicated to advancing the understanding of how these failures occur and more importantly, how they can be avoided.

Aug 15 2012

Improper Installation of Stress Control


A newly installed critical cable system experiencing multiple cable and accessory failures shortly after commissioning. The sites' underground cable system had initially been tested using a very low frequency (VLF) method, but after multipl... Read Article

Aug 08 2012

Termination Failure at a Wind Farm


This client used Factory Grade® technology to commission a shielded power cable system, linking a substation with a generation plant. We found twelve cable terminations on the substation end of the circuits performing well below t... Read Article