AC WITHSTAND VOLTAGE CHARACTERISTICS OF CONTAMINATED INSULATORS FOR UHV IN STEAM FOG.

Noboru Arai, Taisuke Seta, George Karady, Yvan Beausejour

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Abstract

Almost no nonlinearity was observed between the withstand voltage and the string length up to 800 kV, 60 Hz in steam fog. The characteristics of the fog chamber were determined by measuring such parameters as the temperature of the fog chamber, the water content of the fog and the leakage resistance of contaminated insulators, corresponding to the boiler output per unit volume of the fog chamber. It was confirmed that an increase in the boiler output per unit volume results in a reduction of the withstand characteristics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, Applied Mechanics Division, AMD
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017
EventIEEE Power Eng Soc, Winter Meet, Prepr - New York, NY, USA
Duration: Feb 3 1980Feb 8 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanical Engineering

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