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2 Most Common Contributing Factors In Motor Insulation Failure

The most frequent failure in electrical equipment is the degradation and breakdown (flashover) of the insulation. Electrical insulation can be liquid or solid, organic or inorganic. Organic insulation material consists of: enamels, varnishes, resins, or polymers that are applied to… Read more

Jun 25, 2014 | Edvard

2 Most Common Contributing Factors In Motor Insulation Failure

Generating Electricity with Combustion Turbines

There are two basic types of combustion turbines (CTs) other than the microturbines: The heavy frame industrial turbines and The aeroderivative turbines. The heavy frame systems are derived from similar models that were steam turbine… Read more

May 28, 2014 | Edvard

Arriving at the scene of a pole fire. What to do?

Utility pole fires are common and should be treated with great respect by firefighters. Pole fires are normally caused by the failure of insulators, switches, catastrophic failure of transformers or oil-filled switching equipment. Some poles… Read more

May 21, 2014 | Edvard

8 steps to begin basic circuit design

What do we need to know? Clearly, plunging into calculations of cable size is of little value unless the type of cable and its method of installation is known. This, in turn, will depend on… Read more

Apr 11, 2014 | Edvard

8 steps to begin basic circuit design


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