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Ceramic Insulator Guide

What is it?

The ceramic insulation parts which can be found in virtually any location at the top of an electricity pilon were experimented with as a guide. The ceramic guide was placed in the standard Galvanised Pipe Guide or in the No Metal Borehole Guide instead of the medicine bottle. 

Good Things

  • The glazed ceramic offers a very hard wearing and smooth running surface with a good saddle type shap to keep the rope aligned

Bad Things

  • The profile of the insulation piece varies but generally does not fit pistons larger than 3/4" but more comfortably 1/2" pistons.
  • The piece is a little large to fit down a 4" borehole casing especially if the casing contracts due to the pressure of the surrounding soil.

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