Durability, longevity and strength are the most common reasons why utilities choose ductile iron poles.
See how ductile iron has helped utilities across the nation mitigate catastrophic destruction, keep critical services operational during severe weather events and save millions in damages.
An Ironclad Solution: Building a Resilient Transmission Line to Last a Lifetime
Three Central Virginia Electric Cooperative (CVEC), transmission line projects designed to last a lifetime and provide the resiliency needed using ductile iron poles, while overcoming some unique and difficult obstacles of construction.
Storm Hardening Poles Saves Utility Millions
Cimarron, one of Oklahoma’s largest electrical cooperatives, is no stranger to ice storms. In 2002, two ice storms brought down approximately 16,000 poles, which cost the utility tens of millions of dollars.
Ductile Iron Proves to Be the Key in Florida
In the Florida Keys, distribution is as difficult as you would expect, thanks to challenging geography, location, and weather.
Mitigating Damage, Protecting Coastline Views
A high-end residential community on Texas’ Bolivar Peninsula presented an interesting challenge for Entergy Texas.
Ductile Iron Saves Money in Line Replacement
In Sylacauga, Alabama, the Utilities Board has taken the approach of installing ductile iron poles for all critical and asset poles.