Energy & Power
Transmission & Distribution
Hendrix HRS-67 Raptor Shield helps reduce power outages
By Alyssa Dalton
July 9, 2012 – Hendrix Molded Products has introduced the new HRS-67 Raptor Shield, claiming to protect wildlife from live line contact and reduce power outages. The raptor shield can be installed on pin type insulators rated up to 35KV, and on conductors ranging from #6 thru 795 ACSR. It is equipped with internal clips to support and provide stability when the shield is mounted over porcelain or polyethylene ANSI class pin insulators and can withstand wind speeds up to 150mph. The shield is also designed with retainer pins for added security and uplift drafts.