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

VIDEO: Manipulating Loads for Steel Transmission Pole Design

Check out our first DIS-TRAN Take2 where Bill Elliott, senior civil engineer at DIS-TRAN Steel,...

Proper Draining and Venting Provisions for Steel Structures

Something that might be viewed as a small, insignificant venting hole on a 10,000 pound steel...

Increased Thickness Doesn't Always Give Enough Deflection in Steel Pole

 

In marketing, catchy titles and inspiring phrases are my forte. However, when it comes to...

Industry Standard Pre-Engineered Steel Pole Compared to RUS Requirements

Previously called Wood Pole Equivalents, Pre-Engineered Steel Poles are classified by the ground...

Headaches Customers and Steel Fabricators Run Into with Production Backlogs

We all appreciate on-time delivery. Whether it’s ensuring your new G. Loomis fishing rod is in...

How To Slip Joint Fit Up on Hermetically Sealed Steel Poles

When preparing specifications for weathering steel transmission pole projects, utilities will...

10 Tips: How to Save Money When Submitting a Bid to a Steel Fabricator

Every structural steel fabricator is different when it comes down to pricing substation and...