Arm Attachment Bushing that increases the strength

of the clevis attachment by up to 25%.

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  • Improves reliability
  • Process improvement
  • Simplification
  • Extends hardware life
  • Inner bushing rotates
  • Saves cost in transmission and distribution line repairs

US Patent No. 8,399,770B1



Over time, wind-driven rubbing between line insulator hardware and the associated cross arm attachment points can cause failure of the cross arm at the point of attachment.

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Stainless steel Buddy Bushing designed to eliminate the sawing action that was causing the insulator attachment hole to fail.

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