General

.Data sets for sale
When specifying pole properties (length etc) you can enter details manually or create entries in the database and refer to those. These data sets are ready ...
Fri, 28 Jun, 2019 at 1:10 AM
Crossarm loads
 See the attached article for comments about examining loads on crossarms.
Sat, 21 May, 2016 at 11:41 AM
.Bundled (ABC) conductors in the database
Data in the conductor library has come from Australian Standards. However HVABC cables are not described in Australian Standards so we have included many o...
Fri, 28 Jun, 2019 at 12:17 PM
.Change type of licence
You may need to change the type of licence for your installation for example from a standalone licence to a portable licence. Version 7 Run ChangeLic...
Sat, 29 Jun, 2019 at 12:22 AM
.Option set name not displaying in Options Window
When you save or load an option set file the name of the file should be displayed in the title bar of the Options window so you know what set is in use. If...
Sat, 29 Jun, 2019 at 12:25 AM
.Contacting Support by Help>Email support - not working
There is a function in Poles 'n' Wires that creates a new email and attaches your database and options, with file version information. But the fun...
Sat, 29 Jun, 2019 at 12:33 AM
.Pole Top allowance setting
The pole top allowance modifier is applied to wind load on pole in tipload calculation. In version 6 this value is used in the working stress tipload module...
Sat, 29 Jun, 2019 at 12:36 AM
.Stay wire strength reduction factor
There is a setting for this factor in Tiploads tab of Options. If left blank it defaults to 0.8 in accordance with AS7000:2016 table 6.2.
Sat, 29 Jun, 2019 at 12:38 AM
.Port used by network licencing
The network licence manager for Poles 'n' Wires uses port 55001. This port needs to be open for clients to connected to our internet licence manag...
Sat, 29 Jun, 2019 at 12:42 AM
.Why is blowout often bigger than sag?
Sag is always the no wind mid span sag, unless specifically defined to be something else. Blowout is the horizontal component of the conductor swing under t...
Sat, 22 Jun, 2019 at 6:12 PM