Insulator on a bracket

Pins and Brackets

Without pins and brackets, there would be nothing with which to attach the insulator to the crossarm! Special brackets were used to mount insulators to the sides of buildings and to transpose pairs of wires to reduce crosstalk.

Read this interesting story A Visit to an Insulator Pin Manufacturer for details and photographs of how some of these items were made.

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Last updated Tuesday, April 29, 1997