Pole Framing and Guying

SKU: TDPFG00CENDuration: 60 Minutes

The purpose of this course is to teach several approaches to framing and guying utility poles. Several types of construction that are in common use are presented. Several approaches to framing poles are demonstrated: single crossarm, multiple crossarm, armless, and vertical construction. Techniques for positioning and installing guy wires are also explained. At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to describe several types of construction. They should be able to install crossarms and insulators on utility poles. They should also be able to explain the considerations involved in selecting and positioning guys and anchors and to demonstrate how to install a guy wire.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Principles of Pole Construction
  • Describe three basic types of pole construction.
  • Describe general functions that are performed by poles and their components.
  • Describe forces that conductors exert on poles.
  • Construction Types
  • Describe how the three basic pole construction types can be modified to meet different needs.
  • Framing a Pole, Part 1
  • Describe types of cuts that can be made in a pole.
  • Describe types of bolts and other hardware used in pole framing.
  • Framing a Pole, Part 2
  • Describe or demonstrate how individual components can be put together to frame a pole.
  • Guys
  • Describe commonly used types of guys.
  • Explain how guy wires can be attached to poles.
  • Explain how guy wires can be anchored.
  • Guying and Grounding
  • Describe or demonstrate procedures for installing anchors.
  • Describe or demonstrate procedures for installing guy wires.
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