Cable Fault Location

Areas of Expertise

Cable Fault Location

SPEC can assist and carry out cable fault location services either on above ground cables, under ground cables or even sub sea cables. When cable faults occur this means companies large or small are at a total loss of power to and off supply. In most cases the means loss of revenue and an immediate response and action plan.

Cable Fault location service are available 24 / 7 / 365 and include:

  • Cable Fault location engineer / AP that will:
    • carry out safe switching of electrical system.
    • take full control of electrical safety.
    • commence with pinpointing the position of the fault.
  • SPEC will also:
    • co-ordinate or organise all required civil works to expose cables and prove.
    • carry out safe spiking of the identified cable.
    • carry out safe hydraulic cutting of the identified cable.
    • complete all phasing, testing and cutting back, prior to starting.
    • arrange all required joint materials and suitable cables to complete the required through jointing.
    • test the repaired cable and complete all switching to reinstate supplies upon completion.
    • arrange for the reinstatement of the ground service, Once all supplies are re-instated

Cable fault location services are carried out by highly experienced and qualified Engineers using both bespoke test equipment and the latest test equipment available from leading manufacturers.

These services have proved valuable to many organisations from local single supply industrial companies to the Ministry of Defence through to sub sea cables from off shore wind farms.

For more information please call: 01924 871 558.

Cable Fault Location Service

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