Project title:

INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT AND COMPETENCES EXTENSION AT ELECTRIC MATERIALS LABORATORY FOR THE MONITORING AND DIAGNOSIS ACTIVITY AT POWER TRANSFORMERS

Characteristics of the purchased equipment:

1. Automated instrument for breakdown voltage determination, with the range 0÷100 KV tip MEGGER , provided with calibration kilovoltmeter (photo 1)

2. Automated particle counter, with laser cu laser , type PAMAS – S40, equipped with key-pad and LCD dispay, endowed with a resistant touch-screen and USB connector for PC connection r (photo 2)

3. Clarus 600, gas chromatograph with fully automated parameter control, head spade and autosampler for a complete analysis. The gases determined with by the chromatographic analysis are: hydrogen methane, ethane, olefiant gas, acetylene, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrogen, oxygen (photo 3)

4. Instrument intended to determine stability to oxidation of the electroinsulating oils – model KOEHLER K12190 :capacity 6 samples, temperature range ( 25 – 127 ) ° C, high efficiency thermal insulation, heating device with thermostating, high class thermometers (photo 4)

5. Ovens : temperature range ( 25 – 300 ) ° C ,model XL 1400 (volume 1400 l ), respectively model XU 980(volume 980 l) (photo 5)

6. Instrument intended to determine the corrosive action of the electroinsulating oils on the copper blade: Corrosion proof tank with holes for test samples or tubes, electric stirrer and stainless steel heating resistances, PID microprocessor controlled with temperature display with an accuracy of 0.1oC, temperature sensor PT100 RTD, safety system against overheating and low liquid level in the tank (photo 6)

7. Chromatograph for furans determination in electroinsulating oils (photo 7)

8. Chemical niche for solution preparation (the use of certain substances requires laboratory ventilation) (photo 8)


Contact possibilities nominating the persons responsible:

Eng. Stanoi Valerica
Phone: 0743 083640 ; 0351 402 421; Fax: 0351404890
e-mail: lsf@icmet.ro – DIT - ICMET


Conditions of access for third persons: According to the offer request and negotiated prices


Services offered by the modernised laboratory (according to its website):


1.Scientific research services in the domain of transformer insulation condition diagnosis;
2. Extension of the testing possibilities according to the in force standards for the manufacturers of transformers and electric apparatuses;
3. New technical - scientific informations on transformer diagnosis ;
4. Training services for the youngsters acting in this domain: students with licence projects, young engineers attending master or doctoral studies.

Quality of the services offered by the new laboratory

Performance indicators: the laboratory, aligned to UE system on the activity conditions of the testing laboratories, offers complete conditions for the tests necessary to characterise the electroinsulating oils
Staff skills: staff with high skills in test domain, according to the requirements imposed by EU integration

Working procedures:

- international standards :

IEC 60567 / 2005 – Oil-filled electrical equipment, Sampling of gases and of oil for analysis of free and dissolved gases, Guidance
IEC 61198 /1993 – Mineral Insulating Oils - Methods for the Determination of 2-Furfural and Related Compounds
IEC 61125 / 2004 – Unused hydrocarbon based insulating liquids - Test methods for evaluating the oxidation stability
IEC 60156/1995 – Insulating liquids - Determination of the breakdown voltage at power frequency - Test method
IEC 60970/2007 – Insulating liquids - Methods for counting and sizing particles
IEC 60247/2004 – Insulating liquids - Measurement of relative permittivity, dielectric dissipation factor (tan d) and d.c. resistivity
ISO 2160 /1998 – Petroleum products -- Corrosiveness to copper -- Copper strip test

- technical procedures of Electrical Materials Laboratory (LME)

References:

- EMC MEHEDINTI
- S.C.ELECTROPUTERE S.A
- HIDROELECTRICA BISTRITA
- TRAFO CONSULT CRAIOVA
- CENTRALA NUCLEARA CERNAVODA
- SE ROMAG PROD HALÂNGA
- TERMOELECTRICA PAROSENI
- SOCIETATEA NATIONALA A LIGNITULUI OLTENIA
- EMC MOTRU

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