August 11-13, 2021 FirstPower Group will be represented by Power Service Agency and will feature our Stinger and Hornet. Please stop by for more information.
The Stinger® System makes opening and closing disconnect switches easier on the switch and the operator. Same day switching and fewer broken switches increases productivity.
The Stinger® System uses safe, nonflammable 1FR™ Penetrating Fluid to dissolve corrosion and soften hardened lubricants. This reduces the force needed to open the switch.
1FR™ Penetrating Fluid is applied using the Stinger® tool. A simple remote button initiates the stream of penetrant.
Application accuracy is ensured by a GoPro® camera mounted on the Stinger®, which is viewed by the operator via a hand-held video screen.
We had a disconnect that was very hard to operate and probably would have led to a corrective Maintenance work order, and the Stinger tool and included ...
I'm a Stinger user from a major utility in the Southeast and using the Stinger tool with its penetrating &lubricating sprays has increased our reliability because in most cases we're not having to switch around or drop load due to switches that were seized.
The stinger is ez to use and absolutely frees up stuck disconnects due to environmental and/or bimetal corrosion. We also use it for hard to operate units too.