Effects of Highly Polluted Atmospheres on Power Distribution Systems

Aghajani A., Urgen M. K.

MATERIALS PERFORMANCE, cilt.53, sa.12, ss.64-66, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 53 Konu: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.64-66


Air pollution has destructive effects on power pole insulators and electrical fittings. Usually, ferrous electrical fittings on power distribution poles are galvanized. Unfortunately, in highly polluted atmospheres,. galvanized layers have a limited lifetime. This article presents some of the destructive effects of air pollution on electrical fittings and explains strategies to counter the resulting corrosion.