from the conferences organized by TANGER Ltd. provisional website
The steel wires are used as strand core for phase conductors in electrical distribution network. The mechanical properties of these wires are tested by tensile strength, twist and winding tests before production of conductors. The new wires failed in winding test. The analysis of failure reasons was performed. The results show the negative effects of various impurities in steel.Keywords: Steel wire, mechanical properties, testing, impurities, chemical composition
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