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The transition from paper-insulated, lead-covered cable to cross-linked polyethylene-insulated cable - a personal account

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This article describes the events that occurred during the transition from PILC to XLPE-insulated cables in the United States. This personal account is from a utility perspective as experienced by Pacific Gas and Electric Company engineers with emphasis on the effect of water treeing.

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Electrical Insulation Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:29 ,  Issue: 4 )