Cable Depressor

Systems previously designed for telecom (smaller) cable will be equipped with depressors, which can be problematic. Power cable is larger in diameter and much stiffer than most telecom cable acting more like a pipe than a cable. This creates a cable trench touchdown point much further back behind the trenching vehicle. In most cases of large stiff cable, the depressor is ineffective and could even get hooked or fouled around the cable if deployed.

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