FR1 Press Release
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 ...
Have used the Stinger on many switching operations. It makes switching easier for the guys and has reduced lost time due to unexpected delays.
Lubricating hook switches in a 25kV yard, the Camera makes it easy to hit your target