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The Importance of the Correct PPE

Whilst awareness of the dangers of arc flash has continued to increase over the last few years, the number of incidents that are still occurring on a daily basis are… Read more

Oct 29, 2011 | cgoulds

Electrical safety

What is the Eddy Current?

Cant see this video? Click here to watch it on Youtube. Eddy currents are currents induced in conductors to oppose the change in flux that generated them. It is caused… Read more

Oct 13, 2011 | Edvard

Insulating materials in electrical equipment

The reason for using insulating materials is to separate electrically the conducting parts of equipment from each other and from earthed components. Earthed components may include the mechanical casing or… Read more

Oct 05, 2011 | Edvard

Press paper /pressboard for Electrical purposes

Typical Constructions Of Overhead Lines

Along streets, alleys, through woods, and in backyards, many of the distribution lines that feed customers are overhead structures. Because overhead lines are exposed to trees and animals, to wind… Read more

Oct 03, 2011 | Edvard

Example overhead distribution structures

What is the Static Var Compensator (SVC)?

Static Var Compensator is “a shunt-connected static Var generator or absorber whose output is adjusted to exchange capacitive or inductive current so as to maintain or control specific parameters of… Read more

Sep 25, 2011 | Edvard

The Siemens Static Var Compensator in the Radsted high-voltage switchgear station

Ionization (Corona Discharge) Tests

The ionization test is used primarily for detecting ionization (corona discharge) and slot discharge in generator windings. Both ionization and slot discharge may cause deterioration of insulation. Ionization generally occurs… Read more

Sep 24, 2011 | Edvard

End winding of generator - Partial discharge

Virus-Powered Battery

Engineers at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) have figured out a way to deal with virus that is better than just killing them: they’re putting them to work. The researchers… Read more

Sep 16, 2011 | Bipul Raman

An array of microbattery electrodes

Ohm’s Law – The Resistance

It is intuitive that voltage and current would be somehow related. For example, if the potential difference between two ends of a wire is increased, we would expect a greater… Read more

Sep 02, 2011 | Edvard

Megger device


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