1.0 SCOPE

This specification applies to single and three phase, fully deadfront, sectionalizing pedestals; with maximum rating of 600 amps continuous current and 35KV nominal voltage. For use with industry standard deadfront junction modules and elbows conforming to ANSI/IEEE 386. Unit shall be designed for burial withthe junction modules mounted above the ground line. Pedestals shall be in complete conformance with ANSI C57.12.28, Pad-mounted Equipment Enclosure Integrity Standard.

2.0 CONSTRUCTIONS
  1. Fiberglass laminate shall be 3/16" nominal thickness except where local reinforcement is required.
  2. Fiberglass shall not support combustion and be self extinguishing
  1. Pedestal exterior shall be gelcoated to .014 inch nominal thichness and be manufactuer's standard willow (or munsell) green color.
  2. Locking device shall provide both a captive penta head bolt and padlocking provisions.
  3. All interior and exterior hardware, along with junction mounting assemblies, shall be made of 304 stainless steel or 6061-t6 aluminum. Parking clips shall be made of 14 GA SS minimum.
  4. A stainless steel identification plate shall be affixed inside the pedestal which identifies the manufacturer, model number of the equipment, and date of manfacture.
  5. Access top shall have two solid SS slip joint hinges for rigid support and to allow easy field disassembly shall 1/4" minimum.
  1. Top shall be supported by 3/16" x 3/4" SS support bars which secure the top in the open position against accidental closing. The latch action shall be automatic and require a simple pulling action to disengage.
  2. There shall be (1) transformer type ground lug on the mounting bar which will accommodate thru a 2.0 ground wire.
3.0 TESTING & STANDARDS
  1. The pedestal assembly shall be able to withstand a 400 pound pull on any bushing out along its axis without damage or distortion.
  2. Certified test data for the structural standards of finished laminate shall be made available upon request.
  3. The pedestal shall meet or exceed ANSI C57.12.28, Pad-mounted Equipment Enclosure Integrity Standard.

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