New Product: Composite Utility Poles

Transmission Innovations has been a leader in bringing FRP products to the electrical industry. As the leading supplier of patent-protected FRP cross arms and cross braces, we’ve now added composite utility poles to our product line. In this post, we’ll introduce some of the key components of these new composite utility poles. Advanced UV Protection.. read more →

How Composite Cross Arms Save Utilities Money

When we looked at the “6 Reasons to Choose FRP Cross Arms” one of our key reasons was Cost Savings. But how exactly can composite cross arms save a utility money? And, how much? Here we take a look at just one example of how significant savings can be achieved with FRP cross arms over use.. read more →

Testing of Composite Utility Products

We previously looked at how the pultrusion process manufactures composite cross arms. Though, manufacturing is just the first step in getting these composite transmission structures to our customers. What comes after the product has been created? This post provides an overview of the testing process from the point of view of our composite utility poles… read more →

How FRP Cross Arms are Made: The Pultrusion Process

We previously discussed “What is Composite?” looking at the history and types of composites and touching briefly on the process to manufacture composites. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at how composites are manufactured by exploring the pultrusion process. What is Pultrusion? Pultrusion is a continuous manufacturing process in which various processes are.. read more →