This video tutorial shows the progression of power factor or dissipation factor over frequency. Furthermore, measuring transformer winding insulation, including the connection of measuring leads, is explained. Reasons why recording frequency responses is important for a correct diagnosis of a transformer winding are discussed.

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Edvard Csanyi

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