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#31024 - 11/06/03 09:44 AM Cable Pulling Lubricant Newsletter
ThinkGood Offline

Registered: 08/07/02
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Loc: Milwaukee, WI

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#31025 - 11/06/03 05:29 PM Re: Cable Pulling Lubricant Newsletter
sparky Offline

Registered: 10/18/00
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i'd like the something that won't freeze...

#31026 - 11/06/03 07:49 PM Re: Cable Pulling Lubricant Newsletter
ElectricAL Offline

Registered: 10/10/01
Posts: 615
Loc: Minneapolis, MN USA
Hey Steve,

Take a look at the possibilities on this page . This is a local outfit for me. I like their stuff.
Al Hildenbrand

#31027 - 11/06/03 09:38 PM Re: Cable Pulling Lubricant Newsletter
u2slow Offline

Registered: 09/18/03
Posts: 198
Loc: Salt Spring, BC, Canada
I spent a year on a site using nothing but the Polywater "PJ" formulation. The GC was cocerned that Yellow would stain the concrete causing paint problems. (PJ is translucent white).

It was excellent for stubborn ENT runs in concrete. Clean-up is easy - it just rinses away. We were using it for everything from #14 branch circuits to 500kcm distribution. Also makes for happy hands at the end of the day. (Seems to act as a moisturizer.)

We're back to Yelow now... seems my employer likes the price better

#31028 - 11/07/03 06:38 AM Re: Cable Pulling Lubricant Newsletter
George Corron Offline

Registered: 05/16/01
Posts: 728
Loc: Lorton, Va USA
FYI, I've had to perform a lot of Sidewall Bearing Pressure calcs. I won't allow yellow 77 on ANY MV cables. 77 just does not really cut it in comparison. There were several instances where we would have to install additional manholes because we greatly exceeded the SWBP of the cable manufacturers if not for the polywater.

Good Stuff


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