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VORTX Stockbridge Damper (VSD)

SKU: VSD-000

For use on: AAC, ACSR, AAAC or SBC aluminium conductors.

Weight Combination Code Number* ACSR, AAC, AAAC and ACAR Range (mm) Galvanized Steel and Al Clad Steel Range (mm) Weight Combination for OPGW (mm)
Min. Max. Min. Max. Min. Max.
20 12.0 18.2 10.2 12.3 11.8 18.2
25 18.3 21.8 12.4 16.5 15.5 32.0
35 21.9 24.9 18.3 32.0
40 25.0 33.9
50 32.1 40.7
55 40.7 49
*Final selection for weight combination at merging ranges are determined from conductor type and tension.
VSD55 designed for twin bundle 500kV AC Applications and EHV DC. Contact PLP® Technical support for final recommendation.
  • Extruded aluminum alloy contoured clamp offers a precision fit to evenly capture the cable and uniformly distribute pressure along its surface
  • Meets IEC 61897 and IEEE 664 requirements for Stockbridge dampers
  • Precision-manufactured galvanized steel messenger strand efficiently dissipates vibration energy
  • Galvanized ductile iron weights
  • Dampers can be ordered with a breakaway bolt head designed to shear off when the bolt is tightened to the proper torque value
  • Number and placement of dampers in each span is determined by a proprietary, internally-developed online program that utilizes the results of ongoing field and laboratory research
  • EHV VORTX Dampers are available for 500 kV applications

Installation Instructions

SP-2993-8 (VORTX Vibration Damper)

Reports & Manuals

Aeolian Vibration Basics

Overhead Distribution Line Repair Manual

Clamp Range (mm)
Catalog Number Min.Max.Overall Length (mm)Clamp Width (mm)Install Torque (Nm)Assembled Weight (kg)Bolt Size (mm) Quantity
VSD-2016 12.315.537041.4411.6M12 x 50
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VSD-2020 15.52037950.8411.8M12 x 50
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VSD-2025 202537950.8541.8M12 x 50
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VSD-2032 253238455.9542M12 x 70
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VSD-2040 3240.138960.5542.1M12 x 70
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VSD-2050 40.15039263.5542.2M12 x 70
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VSD-2520 15.52032250.8412.2M12 x 50
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VSD-2525 202532250.8542.3M12 x 50
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VSD-2532 253232755.9542.5M12 x 70
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VSD-2540 3240.133260.5542.6M12 x 70
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VSD-3525 202537450.8543.3M12 x 50
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VSD-3532 253237955.9543.5M12 x 70
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VSD-3540 3240.138460.5543.6M12 x 70
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VSD-3550 40.15038763.5543.7M12 x 70
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VSD-4032 253251555.9544.9M12 x 70
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VSD-4040 3240.151960.5545M12 x 70
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VSD-4050 40.15052363.5545.2M12 x 70
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VSD-4061 5061.553576.2545.5M12 x 75
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VSD-5040 3240.160660.5546.1M12 x 75
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VSD-5050 40.15060963.5546.3M12 x 75
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VSD-5061 5061.562276.2546.6M12 x 75
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VSD-5543 38.143.254866.3616.3M12 X 75
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VSD-5549 43.249.555369.9686.1M12 X 50
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