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A device that automatically compensates for heat-induced sag in a suspended line by using a shape memory alloy actuator. As the actuator it is heated, it contracts, producing a pulling force in the line, and thereby reducing sag.

Title
Sag compensating device for suspended lines
Application Number
10/649174
Publication Number
6864421 (B1)
Application Date
August 26, 2003
Publication Date
March 8, 2005
Inventor
Manuchehr Shirmohamadi
Castro Valley
CA, US
Agent
Adam Bell
Assignee
Power Transmission Solutions
CA, US
IPC
H02G 007/02
H02G 007/08
H02G 007/20
H02G 007/00
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