This article describes the different testing challenges per asset and shows the possibility how to achieve a higher efficiency using an optimised testing approach. - Christian Enk, Martin Pfanner
A few tips which can be useful in maintenance of power and distribution transformers.
Transformer failures can potentially lead to unplanned power outages, in addition to costly and time-consuming repair and replacement. - Dr. Murhari Sopanrao Kele, Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Tripura State Electricity Corporation Ltd
The article gives a glimpse of types of transformer oils and its tests. - S Prabhakar Karthikeyan, Sarvesh Rathi, Narala Anudeep Reddy
In order to select the new assets according to their technical feasibility before any pricing issues are evaluated, a prequalification process can be introduced that a manufacturer and their product have to undergo before applying for a tender.
Commissioning tests and periodic on-site maintenance checks are essential for the safe and outage-free operation of power transformers and substations. A combination of routine...
Alok Agrawal, Director, Uttam (Bharat) Electricals Pvt Ltd gives sneak peek of transformers industry in an interaction with Electrical India.
Dielectric frequency response analysis is a powerful tool used to determine the water content in power transformers and to assess their condition and remaining lifetime. By using improved algorithms like PDC+, the measurement time can be drastically reduced. Further automation of the whole measurement and assessment process makes the technique easy and reliable for all users. - Martin Anglhuber
We would aim to become the No. 1 transformer manufacturing company in 132 and 220 kV class in the country. Aaditya Dhoot, Managing Director, IMP Powers Ltd.
Temperature monitoring using advanced diagnostic thermal imaging cameras can increase reliability of distribution networks.
Over the service life of a voltage/potential transformer, various tests are useful for ensuring safety, quality, and operation that fall in line with the speciﬁ cations.
The government’s plans of generation of renewable energy and 24*7 Power for All will generate a positive growth opportunity for transformers. – Supriya A Oundhakar, Associate Editor
According to Global Market Insights release, the transformer oil market has been gradually emerging as one of the most profitable niche verticals of the...
Causes of transformer failures include imperfection in design and environment. One of the main causes of failure of a transformer is the insulation failure. - D M Srinivasa, Dr. Usha Surendra
“OMICRONs CMC test sets are not only a solution for testing protective relays and distribution automation schemes, they enable the user to benefit from a broad range of synergies.” - Cord Mempel, Klaus Jotz
To avoid financial and production hampering in a plant during turnaround, compact split core current transformer (CT) is the best solution.
Loading considerations for paralleling transformers are simple unless kVA, percent impedances, or ratios are different. - Jignesh Parmar
Strategic mapping of Indian electrical equipment industry - Subhajit Roy, Group Editor
Highlighting the key technological developments in Power Transformers and Distribution Transformers. - Dr G D Kamalapur
AccuLoss is a complete three-phase transformer measuring system designed for power frequency testing and calibration of medium and large power transformers, large motors and turbines.