Presentation on theme: "Product Development Manager Aberdare Power Cables"— Presentation transcript:
1Product Development Manager Aberdare Power Cables Cable GuardAnthony Mpati Pr.Eng.Product Development ManagerAberdare Power Cables
2Exclusively available from CableGuardExclusively available fromAberdare Cables
3What is CableGuard? The Smart solution to cable theft Protects directly buried cablesLocal design, development and productionProtection for a lifetime at a once- off cost
4The clamping elements are fitted over the cable. How CableGuard WorksStep 1:The clamping elements are fitted over the cable.
5How CableGuard Works Step 2: The Clamping brackets are fitted onto the clamping elements, and bolted together using the bolts, nuts and washers included.
6The two closure halves are clipped over the clamping assembly. How CableGuard WorksStep 3:The two closure halves are clipped over the clamping assembly.The CableGuard is now closed and locked!
7MaterialsComponents are injection moulded from reinforced engineering polymers for strength and corrosion resistanceNatural soil compaction and settling in of the component parts results in improved tensile strength with time
8Field TestingUse of CableGuard does not adversely affect the cable’s current rating, or any other performance aspects.The CableGuard system was tested against a 4-wheel-drive Land Rover, an 8- ton truck, a double–diff mechanical horse and a Caterpillar 427 front end loader.
9Field TestingThese system tests also demonstrated that CableGuard will fully resist…AttemptedInline pull-outAttemptedReverse pull-outAttempted Perpendicular Pull-outAll tests were witnessed by Professional Engineers who testified afterwards that the protected cable, and the CableGuard, itself were unharmed.
10Operating Specification The effectiveness of CableGuard is dependant on:The number of units fittedThe nature of the backfillThe degree of compaction of the backfillFor cohesive soils we recommend 5 to 10 meter spacing's of Cable Guards.
11Modular DesignIntelligent modular design ensures that CableGuard can accommodate the various popular cable diameters.
12Packaging Large CableGuard units - pallets of 50 units no mixed sizes Medium CableGuard units- boxes of 50 units no mixed sizesSmall CableGuard units
13The real cost is not in the acquisition of CG! PriceThe real cost is not in the acquisition of CG!The real cost is in the replacement cost of the cables stolen.The real cost is in the potential down time of homes, businesses and industry after cables have been stolen.The real cost is in the loss of revenue after the cable have been stolen.The real cost is the loss of production to businesses.The real cost is in the inconvenience and cost to households.The real cost is to the economy as a whole.
14CableGuard is Self Insurance Insurance companies view “cash in transit” a lesser risk to insure, NO insurance is available for underground cable installations at this time.Installing CableGuard is self insurance to protect valuable cable assets as a preventative measure.CableGuard is the only practical and effective solution at present.
15Testimonials Quotations Hannes Roos – Ekurhuleni: “CableGuard is an important and integral part of our anti-cable theft strategy most importantly it is a preventative measure”Silas Zimu – City Power: He cites in presentations to AMEU and SARPA and other bodies that CableGuard is part of his anti-cable theft preventative measures. Silas states: “CableGuard has been demonstrated to me and I have seen how effective CableGuard is”.Zweli Dlamini – Ekurhuleni: “From January 2008 to May 2010, there usually were four to five incidents of cable theft per day. However, since the implementation of the new security systems including CableGuard, the municipality was receiving an average of just one theft report per day“.
16Where do I get CableGuard? Aberdare branchesGroup Operations Centre Tel: Fax:Bloemfontein Tel: Fax:Cape Town Tel: Fax: /2Durban Tel: Fax:Middelburg Tel: Fax:Nelspruit Tel: Fax:Port Elizabeth Tel: Fax:Welkom Tel: /6 Fax:Website: orFor further details, contact:Aberdare Technical Helpdesk:(011)