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The responsibility of spare HV cable definition

The responsibility of spare HV cable definition

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Generally speaking, who is responsible for the allocation of spare HV cable lengths? By spare I mean that would be generally discarded during the installation process. The designer or the purchaser or installer? (in our case, we are the purchaser + installer!)

My customer gave me lengths of x (time to blame sales) but we really need x+y. If the customer gave us x, would it be us (if never stated contractually) to define y?

For LV cables I have no problem allocating 10-15% spare, but for HV cables this is a huge cost and I can't ignore it.

I'd be happy to hear your experiences on this topic.

RE: The responsibility of spare HV cable definition

How long was your mule tape in the conduit prior to the time you confirmed the length with the vendor?

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