Apparatus Testing in Poor Weather Conditions

Apparatus testing in poor and/or extreme weather conditions presents several challenges – access to equipment, safety, and setting up the equipment under test so as to provide useful results. This paper looks at some individual case studies which demonstrate the precautions needed and the “Do’s and Don’ts” of such testing.

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Breaker Maintenance and Common Failure Modes Whitepaper

Jim White from Shermco Industries delves into Critical Maintenance for Circuit Breakers: Circuit breakers aren’t much fun. They don’t do a whole lot; just open contacts and close contacts. Pretty boring. However, if a breaker doesn’t operate when it’s supposed to, life can get very exciting! This paper will cover common maintenance problems and mistakes that…

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GE Type U Bushing Premature Failure Issues Whitepaper

Type “U” Bushings… So What’s the Concern About? Up-to-the-Minute News About Type “U” Transformer Bushings from ABB Contact including:  Identifying Type “U” Bushings, Migrating Ink leads to Corona action an d Top Terminal Overheating “Criteria for Concern” Update with Refurbishment Recommendations Bushing Guidelines and Dealing with PCB Contamination Type “T” Bushings

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Ground resistance and soil resistivity measurements, testing, analysis, and modeling course

This course to be held 7/6/17 to 7/7/17 and the cost is approximately $1,000/person. It will be held in Portland/Vancouver area; attendees responsible for lodging, travel, and meals.  Please send in registration requests via general e-mail here or via phone (360) 553-7303) by June 15, or until availability lasts.  Limit 25 attendees. Class held by Lyncole XIT…

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Come visit us at NWPPA conference

Come meet our team of substation maintenance services providers at this year’s Northwest Public Power Association conference in Reno, NV. We’re always excited to meet new people and to see old faces. Come see us at booth #401 and #403 where we’ll have information on new products and services, plus experts on-hand to answer your…

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