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  • Volume 2018

    A Novel Method for Insulation Testing of High Voltage Electrical Equipment
    (International Journal of Engineering Works)

    Vol. 5, Issue 2, PP. 32-36, February 2018
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    Keywords: A.C., D.C., CT, SA, HTS, HV, FBT, LOPT

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    Abstract

    Different equipment’s are used to test the insulation of electrical machines and measure the break down voltages of different materials, e.g. Rogowski Profile, Borda Profile and fluke insulation tester. These testing techniques works on a common principle of applying a very high voltage across the insulating material and keep increasing the voltage which increases the electric field until the breakdown voltage is reached where the insulation breaks down. Different materials are tested via insulation testers to determine their breakdown voltages so that the corresponding correct materials are used accordingly in different situations. Devices with higher impurities causes sparks and arcing, so dielectrics having higher breakdowns should be used as their insulation, otherwise, a suitable dielectric should be used. This paper offers a novel method to overcome the above-mentioned problems using an insulation testing device that should be automated, less bulky, less expensive, portable and which shall be easy to use with higher degree of safety.

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    1. Taimur Khan, was with Bahria University Islamabad, Pakistan and currently employed as an E/M Engineer at Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority, Peshawar.(email: taimur1358@gmail.com)
    2. Adana Haleem

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    Taimur Khan, Adnan Haleem, "A Novel Method for Insulation Testing of High Voltage Electrical Equipment" International Journal of Engineering Works,Vol. 5, Issue 2, PP. 32-36, February 2018.

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