Equipment options for smaller power substations.
Smaller substations have unique challenges because they simply cannot accommodate the equipment that you would find in your traditional substations. This video shows you solutions for swapping out existing switching devices with a flexible solution that provides high performance in a very small footprint.
How to do an REA arc flash relay retrofit.
You've finished your arc flash studies and met your PPE requirements, now it's time to address your incident energy levels to reduce clearing time in your distribution equipment and create a safer environment for your employees. This video shows you how to retrofit your existing distribution equipment with ABB's REA arc flash mitigation system. Learn more solutions for aging distribution equipment by downloading the free white...
FAQs about Surge Arresters for High Voltage Substation Applications
Learn how a surge arrester works, how to select one that is appropriate for your high voltage substation application and where to place it to protect your critical substation equipment and prevent power outages. For more best practice tips, download this free white paper: Unplanned outages: Four keys to assessing risk and prioritizing maintenance.
Increasing equipment availability with condition monitoring
Increasing equipment availability with condition monitoring.
Vibration is bad in almost every type of mechanical device. It causes noise and wear, reduces equipment performance and leads to premature failure. Learn how to most effectively utilize condition monitoring in your operations to prevent catastrophic failures, decrease maintenance costs and increase productivity. For more information about utilizing condition monitoring, download...
Field or factory testing: Transformer partial discharge testing in the substation
Field or factory testing: Transformer partial discharge testing in the substation. Why is it important to test a transformer in the factory and in the field? Typically, testing a transformer is a part of the quality process: verify the design or verify manufacturing criteria, making sure the transformer has been assembled properly.
This video covers different testing methods as well as a discussion on induced and PD testing. For more information on Transformer...
How to prioritize aging distribution equipment for upgrade How do you make repair/replace decisions when it comes to aging electric distribution equipment? This video shows you how to conduct an asset assessment including the questions you should ask, the considerations you should make and the challenges you may face. Always keep in mind, you probably have older equipment that can be updated successfully--it's just a matter of prioritization.