This guide deals with extruded solid dielectric utility distribution system cables rated 5 through 46 kV. Considerations are addressed in pursuing courses of action available for cable replacement and cable life extension, based upon current options within the industry.
The following topics will be discussed in order to assist the user in developing a cost-effective method for identifying and correcting problem cables and accessories on medium voltage underground cable systems:
- Identifying Problem Cable Systems
- Decision Making Tools
- Selection and Implementation of a Solution or Corrective Action
- Reliability and System Enhancements to Reduce Cable Failures