Transmission and Distribution
Anti-Rotational Device Explanation and Common Objections
A white paper discusses using Anti-rotational devices (ARD) in optical ground wire (OPGW) installations.
SkyWrap® HV Bypass Repair Case Study
AFL's SkyWrap® provides an optical fibre bypass to allow replacement of damaged OPGW on high voltage transmission line for one of the largest electricity transmission companies in Europe.
SkyWrap® Desert Ring Network Case Study
A large electricity transmission company in the Middle East uses AFL SkyWrap® to upgrade their communications network using the overhead power transmission lines.
AccessWrap™ Oil Field Solution Case Study
AFL's AccessWrap™ is installed at the fibre optic network of a large Central Asian oil generation company.
Single-Jacket vs. Double-Jacket ADSS Fiber Optic Cable
The white paper explores the advantages and typical applications of single-jacket and double-jacket ADSS cable designs.
AFL OPGW (Optical Ground Wire) Installation
Video that shows AFL OPGW installation. This type of cable can be installed using typical conductor and shield wire stringing methods.
Alumoweld® Cable Benefits Brochure
Alumoweld®'s high strength, excellent conductivity, superior corrosion resistance and compatibility with solid aluminum wire makes AFL’s aluminum clad steel products highly desirable.
OPGW and OHGW Bonding Assembly Selection
Selecting the best bonding assembly configuration is dependent on proximity from the termination or suspension hardware to the support structure, terrain and wind conditions and tower hardware.
Fiber Optic Solutions for Electric Utilities
For more than 30 years, AFL has provided electric utilities with aerial cable systems that include OPGW and ADSS fiber optic cable plus associated attachment hardware.
Installing OPGW - Quick Reference Guide
AFL provides this Quick Reference Guide to provide highlights of OPGW installation instructions needed in the field.
HiTemp® Series Accessories for ACCC® Conductors
Demand for power continues to increase at an alarming rate, forcing utilities to put greater and greater electrical loads on their existing lines.
Converting a first and second generation ATGN Trunnion to a Dual Trunnion tangent support
This video covers the conversion of a first and second generation ATGN Trunnion to a Dual Trunnion tangent support.
Preparing stainless steel tube vs plastic buffer tube designs
This video covers the differences in the cable prepping procedures of stainless steel tube designs and plastic buffer tube designs.
SCADA Systems - Utility 101 Session with Rusty Wiliiams
Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems for the electric utility industry are discussed by Rusty Williams, Director of Business Development at AFL. Visit our website for more information: ht
SMART GRID Utility 101 with Rusty Williams
Rusty Williams, Director of Business Development at AFL, leads a 101 level discussion about SMART GRID and electric transmission and generation.
AFL Optical Ground Wire (OPGW)
Video on AFL's optical ground wire (OPGW) applications and what type might be best for your project.
AFL All-Dielectric self-supporting cable (ADSS)
Adam Harrison, Application Engineer, talks about our all-dielectric self-supporting cable (ADSS). Discussed in the video are ADSS' advantages over other aerial fiber optic cables and the two ADSS desi
Fiber Optic Cable Deployment in Transmission Environments Greater Than 69kV
Deployment options for fiber optics in high voltage transmission environments, greater than 69kV, including Optical Groundwire, Tracking Resistant, All-Dielectric Self Supporting cable and Skywrap.
AFL OPGW Wedge Dead End Installation
How to install the AFL OPGW Wedge Dead End fiber optic cable hardware.
AFL OPGW Vibration Damper Installation
How to install the AFL OPGW Vibration Damper fiber optic cable hardware.