Wood Pole Inspection & Life Extension
Wood pole inspection and life extension is designed to identify and treat distribution, sub-transmission, and transmission wood poles.
During the inspection process, relevant information is logged electronically including year, class, height, and style. To establish the overall health and hardware integrity of the asset a visual inspection is performed, sounding to assess for voids above grade, and drilling holes test for decay below grade.
Understanding and assessing flaws in the asset, a treatment process can be performed above and below grade using chemical wraps and wood preservers to prevent any further specific types of damage.
The asset is logged into a database and tagged identifying the year treated, company employed, and treatment(s) preformed.
Instituting the inspection and maintenance program has the ability to double the life of a company's infrastructure. Furthermore, preventative maintenance identifies problem areas before dangerous