Proof Positive® Utility Perspective
In order for utility engineers to ensure safe and reliable substation operation, conductors must be grounded and system integrity maintained. Copper theft from substations and other areas jeopardizes this integrity and may have devastating and costly consequences.
Southwire’s Proof Positive® solutions with TraceID Technology help deter theft and protect utilities' investments.
PROOF POSITIVE® COPPER & PROOF POSITIVE® COPPER-CLAD STEEL
- Provide traceability of stolen copper to prove rightful ownership for prosecution
- Visually identifiable tinned outer strand distinguishes the wire as traceable and helps deter theft
- Installation, training and equipment same as conventional copper or copper-clad steel
- New Proof Positive® Copper-Clad Steel offers the same tinned stranding, etched TraceID codes and web tracking system for utilities that prefer copper-clad steel for substation and other grounding Southwire can provide samples and demonstrations for utilities interested in curbing copper theft.
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