Thermal Grout, HDD Make 6,200-Foot Electrical Transmission Installation Possible

By Jeff Griffin, Senior Editor | December 2012, Vol. 67 No. 12

“This was the engineers’ first use of thermal grout, and they took a conservative approach to their design,” explained Dickes. “It worked so well, the firm said it would consider utilizing the expanded capabilities for reducing thermal loads in the future. In addition, the Orange Beach cables may be uprated as a result of the better-than-designed thermal resistivity (TR).”