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A Guide to Transformer Ratio Measurements
Transformers are subject to mechanical impact and vibration. Problems or faults occur due to poor design, assembly, handling, poor environments, overloading or poor maintenance. Measuring the polarity and turn ratio of a transformer winding assures that the connections are correct and there are no severe mismatches or opens. Many transformers have taps built into them. These taps allow the ratio to be increased or decreased by fractions of a percent. If any of the ratio changes involve a mechanical movement of a contact from one position to another, these tap changes should also be checked during a ratio test.
Published: 24 January 2019
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Diagnostic Test: 1-500 Hz Narrow Band Dielectric Frequency Response
For approximately 25 years, dielectric frequency response (DFR) has been investigated and proven to provide an accurate method of determining both the moisture condition of paper + oil power transformers and bushings. Together with general insulation testing, DFR provides enhanced insulation condition of the transformer under test.DFR testing method is now accepted internationally – as evidenced by its inclusion in the CIGRE TB445 as an accepted method for moisture determination. IEEE is presently in the process of completing a new guide for use of DFR in transformer moisture assessment for both factory and field testing, which should be completed and available by 2019. Instruments like the Megger IDAX300, which was the first commercially available unit to perform this test, is a valuable tool in this determination of moisture content.IDAX300 has included the ability to perform PF tests at frequencies from 1 to 500Hz which can be defined as a narrow frequency band dielectric frequency response test. We are now able to provide a shorter duration DFR test which gives us additional information into the overall insulation condition of the transformer or bushing.This paper illustrated a narrow band DFR test performed on a transformer located in Thailand – EGAT (power utility) and the result was recorded. It is proved that narrow band DFR test can provide a base line for any future testing comparison. We can use both a curve shape and/or a trend change for looking for issues. We no longer need to only rely on the line frequency PF(DF) to detect future issues.
Published: 8 January 2019
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Transformer Test Instrument Software Updates for TTR330A, MTO330A, MWA330A, DELTA4310A
Software update for 'A' models
Published: 13 December 2018
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PD_Software
PD Detector Software for MV DAC30, TDS NT, TDM 45, PDS 62
Published: 10 December 2018
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Pumping Station Motor Analysis
This test was performed at a pumping station that was using multiple 600HP motors and a VFD drive. The reported problem was the plant was not receiving adequate power output from the motors during peak times. It was not possible to connect to the inputs of the motors themselves so an MPQ2000 was connected to the output of the VFD and the following measurements were recorded.
Published: 7 December 2018
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MPQ1000 Common Connections
An application note locoking at the common connections of the MPQ1000.
Published: 7 December 2018
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Fast Transient
Very fast transients have limited energy due to their short duration. They are caused by arcing faults, such as bad brushes in motors, and are rapidly damped out by even a few meters of distribution wiring.
Published: 7 December 2018
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Enabling Additional Channels
When creating a setup file a particular power wiring connection needs to be selected. This instructs the instrument on how to calculate the power and energy. When the power wiring connection is create the required input channels are automatically enabled.In some cases the operator may wish to enable additional channels for other measurements. This will not affect the power or energy measurements.
Published: 6 December 2018
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Lithium Ion Battery Testing
Lithium ion batteries consist of a family of batteries. They have different chemistries and characteristics to suit different applications.
Published: 8 October 2018
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Electrical Tester - September 2018
Each issue of Electrical Tester has a range of hand-picked industry articles for high-voltage electrical engineers working on utilities.
Published: 3 October 2018
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