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Protecting power distribution from unexpected interaction with wildlife.

Part of Shawcor's Connection Systems group, DSG-Canusa brand wildlife mitigation products helps to prevent electrical outages by protecting against flash-over or direct contact with bare-metal components.

Our medium voltage covers protect overhead lines, substations and switchgear against accidental interaction from local:

  • Fauna (birds or animals)
  • Flora (tree branches)
  • Weather (impact of heavy winds and lightning storms)

The product range comprises preformed covers, line covers, heat-shrinkable tubing and sheets which ensure durable protection of our customer assets and help to prevent wildlife electrocutions and mortality.

Shawcor wildlife mitigation products are easy-to-install solutions for conductors, bushings and insulators, switches and cutouts, arresters and bus bars.

The wildlife mitigation products are tested against DIN VDE V 0212-490:2014 and IEC 60060-1:2010.

Protection Covers for Overhead Lines

The DSG-Canusa protective covers are used for the protection of insulators, suspension clamps and conductors. They are available in different designs and sizes and offer an effective encapsulation against accidental phase-to-phase or phase-to-ground contact caused by fauna and flora.

Protection covers for Substations

The DSG-Canusa protective covers are used for the protection of insulators, bushings, surge arresters, cut-outs and clamps. The covers offer an effective encapsulation against accidental phase-to-phase or phase-to-ground fault caused by fauna and flora and are available in different designs and sizes.

 

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