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Title: Bird guard

Abstract

The bird guard provides a device to protect electrical insulators comprising a central shaft; a clamp attached to an end of the shaft to secure the device to a transmission tower; a top and bottom cover to shield transmission tower insulators; and bearings to allow the guard to rotate in order to frighten birds away from the insulators.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
US Department of Energy (USDOE), Washington DC (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
978684
Patent Number(s):
7671280
Application Number:
11/680,030
Assignee:
The United States of America as represented by the United States Department of Energy (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H02 - GENERATION H02G - INSTALLATION OF ELECTRIC CABLES OR LINES, OR OF COMBINED OPTICAL AND ELECTRIC CABLES OR LINES
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2007 Feb 28
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Fairchild, Dana M. Bird guard. United States: N. p., 2010. Web.
Fairchild, Dana M. Bird guard. United States.
Fairchild, Dana M. Tue . "Bird guard". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/978684.
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year = {2010},
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