New Power Transformer Inspections and Tests - Videos and Related Books
When a utility acquires a new power transformer, the transformer undergoes a number of inspections and tests before it is accepted by the utility and put in service. This 31-minute video provides a general overview of inspections and tests that are commonly performed on a new power transformer.
“On-Car” Inspections and Tests – 10 minutes
Explains why utilities inspect and test new power transformers. Describes a procedure for inspecting an impact recorder. Describes a procedure for performing a dew point test.
Moving a New Power Transformer – 9 minutes
Describes a procedure for taking a power transformer off a rail car. Describes a procedure for moving a power transformer onto a flatbed trailer. Describes some considerations associated with transporting a power transformer from a railroad siding to a substation.
“On-Site” Inspections and Tests – 12 minutes
Describes a procedure for performing a pressure relay test. Describes a procedure for performing temperature indicator tests. Describes a procedure for performing insulation resistance tests. Describes a procedure for performing oil tests. Describes a procedure for performing a turns ratio test.
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