The Inspection, Care and Testing of Fiberglass Structures for Utility Equipment 800069
Methods of inspecting fiberglass structures in utility equipment are reviewed. Definitions are given of types of defects and a proposal of critical areas on fiberglass structures defined. Cleaning and repair methods are discussed for the correction of defects.
Structural tests are reviewed including “acoustical emission” to comply with the standards of ANSI A92.2-1979. The use of alternating and direct current to test dielectric qualities are discussed showing the advantages and limitations of each method.