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This guide is intended for member utilities interested in best practices for the procurement and delivery of cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) transmission cable systems, as relates to validating manufacturer capabilities, quality of facilities and products, and the ability to produce transmission cable, splices, terminations and related accessories by highlighting the important evaluation criteria for the quality of those goods following manufacturing and delivery. The report provides an overview of the critical factors to consider and the value and importance of each of the major factory acceptance tests in the test program. There are also checklists to assist utility personnel at different stages of the manufacturing and delivery process.

Keywords:

Underground, Cables, Power, Transmission, Manufacturing, Delivery, Testing, XLPE, Cross-linked polyethylene