Utility Services

Whatisit?
From Wikipedia –

Public utilities are subject to forms of public control and regulation ranging from local community-based groups to statewide government monopolies. The term utilities can also refer to the set of services provided by these organizations consumed by the public: electricity, natural gas, water, and sewage.

Insulator

Whatisit? Insulators of glass or pottery have been made for use on telegraph poles since 1844. Later, as technology advanced they were used for telephone lines, electric power lines and other applications. Thousands of different styles of insulators have been … Continue reading

Utility Pole Transformers

Overview Commercial electrical generators of any size generate what is called 3-phase AC power Single-phase power is what you have in your house. Generally referred to as single-phase, 120-volt AC service. The power plant produces three different phases of AC … Continue reading

3-Phase Dual Transformer

Three-Phase This diagram is taken from Electrical West, Volume 33 pub.1914. I used this diagram as a guide for my own version. I liked the complexity but I wanted MORE .. so I added a workers platform. I am mostly … Continue reading