The patent-pending URD Cap Stand™ attaches to the lip of underground padmount transformers and switchgear to securely hold insulated caps. It safely stores insulated caps that are accessible using a shotgun stick so workers remain outside their minimum approach distance (MAD) and caps stay clean.
Lineworkers often use a glove bag, the ground, or another worker when removing and installing protective caps. Caps can become contaminated and compromise the loadbreak elbow connection. The machined URD Cap Stand™ is made from a high-visibility yellow polymer that cradles the lip of padgear. Adjustable legs can adapt to any size lip up to 2 inches thick. Smooth plastic arms securely hold insulating caps up to 38kV.
The URD Cap Stand™ has a standard shotgun eye (USUC-002 only) and can be installed and removed “loaded” with loadbreak caps. The unique cradle design allows it to slide left or right to stay clear of underground cable.
About the Inventor
Like several of our products, this tool was created by a lineman. . . for linemen.
Patrick has been a lineman for 15 years and is currently a crew leader for a large utility. He is a Journeyman lineman and lives in Mount Pleasant, SC with his wife and 3 children. “I kept hearing guys complaining about insulated caps getting dirty. I wanted to provide a safer work environment by keeping the caps clean, so I found a solution.”
Made in the USA
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|USUC-002||URD CAP STAND™ - PORTABLE INSULATED CAP HOLDER - DUAL CAP|
|USUC-001||URD CAP STAND™ - PORTABLE INSULATED CAP HOLDER - SINGLE CAP|
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