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Industry information, application knowledge, and fun facts about steel transmission and substation structures.

3 Transmission Structures Broken Down

When designing transmission structures...

it’s not as simple as saying “ok, I want...

Tips for Successful Galvanizing Touch-Ups in the Field

“How do I successfully touch-up galvanizing in the field?” This is a common question about ...

DIS-TRAN Take2: How to Calculate the Anchor Bolt Embedment of Transmission Poles

It's been awhile, but we are still at it...  Thats, hopefully createing ueseful tips that make your...

9 Must Haves for a Steel Structure Specification

Specification are to Steel Structures like...Cherries are to a Banana Split.

Specifications come...

How to Avoid Weld Symbol Miscommunication with AWS A2.4

Being a fabricator, we see a variety of fabrication drawings. Not only do we fabricate from...

SUBSTATIONS: 3 Common Steel Structures Found Inside

Before electricity can travel into your home, it must pass through a substation first. A...