Webinar: Preventative maintenance Partial Discharge testing of Switchgear and Cables
Presented by: Tim Erwin of EA Technology LLC
Date: May 13, 2020, 12-1pm (UTC-6)
Register at: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/229032  Advance registration only. Registration closes May 12 or once full.

This presentation will provide an introduction to different common methods of partial discharge testing of switchgear. It will cover a brief introduction to:

  • What is PD?
    • Surface
    • Internal
    • Corona Discharge
  • Common methods of testing:
    • Offline testing – VLF and Tan Delta
    • Online testing – Ultrasonic, Transient Earth Voltage, RF, Cable
  • Advantages and limitations of both
  • Examples from the field
  • Recommended testing practices and frequency