Wildlife Guard|Varmint Shield|Animal Guard

Pole and Line Hardware – Wildlife Guard / Varmint Shields. The Varmint Shield is a round animal guard that installs with a hotstick that fits on any size insulator or bushing from 1.75” to 6”. 4 Styles. The Varmint Shield is a proactive approach to eliminating animal related electrical service interruptions on transformers, substation insulators, and bushings. The unique design permits the unit to be installed quickly with an insulated shotgun stick and without the need to drop service or expose a lineman to energized equipment during installation.

Part number: Wildlife Guard / Varmint Shields
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The Varmint Shield is a proactive approach to eliminating animal related electrical service interruptions on transformers, substation insulators, and bushings. The unique design permits the unit to be installed quickly with an insulated shotgun stick and without the need to drop service or expose a lineman to energized equipment during installation.

Installed in-between insulator sheds to prevent wildlife from simultaneously touching the live terminal and nearby metal work. Suitable for diameters of 45 mm to 152 mm. This animal guard works for all distribution systems and can address high voltage bushings and adjacent arrestor bushings.

  • UV Stabilized and Flame Retardant polymer
  • Will not trap or accumulate leaves
  • Light weight
  • Availabl in Grey or Red colour
  • Easy in-field installation with Shotgun Operating stick. Click here for stick lengths.

DIMENSIONS
mm
COLOUR
WEIGHT
gm
CROSS REFERENCE
UTILITY SOLUTIONS
ITEM NUMBER
406 x 12.7 Grey 400 USVS-001
508 x 12.7 Grey 590 USVS-002
406 x 12.7 Red 400 USVS-003
508 x 12.7 Red 590 USVS-004

 

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UPDATE: The Varmint Shield is now RUS Approved in USA.

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