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Major insulation behaviour of generator windings under normal ageing conditions.

Edgar G. Robles Pimentel

Major insulation behaviour of generator windings under normal ageing conditions.

by Edgar G. Robles Pimentel

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Published by Universityof Salford in Salford .
Written in English


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PhD thesis, Electrical Engineering.

SeriesD96475
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Open LibraryOL19960997M

Phase faults, in a generator stator winding, can cause thermal damage to insulation, windings, and the core, and mechanical shock to shafts and couplings. Trapped flux within the machine can cause fault current to flow for many seconds after the generator is tripped and the field is disconnected.   Six tips for testing motor insulation systems Insulation resistance (IR) tests are useful for motor insulation systems and users should take steps such as recording conditions and watching for factors that may have an impact on the test to ensure maximum accuracy.

  A single comprehensive resource for the design, application, testing, and maintenance of rotating machines. Filling a long-standing gap in the field, Electrical Insulation for Rotating Machines covers, in one useful volume, all aspects of the design, deterioration, testing, and repair of the electrical insulation used in motors and generators. Lucidly written by leading experts, this 5/5(3). There are around 10 different types of insulation that you can use to keep your home comfortable and energy efficient. At Oliver, we offer home insulation including spray foam, blown fiberglass, blown-in, radiant barrier, rigid foam, injection foam, and cellulose. If you believe your home is under-insulated or improperly insulated, give us a call.

Stator Insulation Degradation Processes ¾Thermal aging ¾Deterioration of insulation properties over natural life ¾Mechanical ¾Vibration or movement within windings which wears insulation ¾Both normal operation and inrush transient conditions ¾Overvoltage ¾Damage from lightning, power converter switching ¾Contamination. windings or the burn-out. The winding fault PN number is usually between 6 to A. Dielectric faults occur in the winding due to turn-to-turn insulation breakdown. These are the insulation between the turns of the winding. Insulation breakdown commonly occur due to high current and voltage which are high above the rated values.


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Major insulation behaviour of generator windings under normal ageing conditions by Edgar G. Robles Pimentel Download PDF EPUB FB2

The temperature class of the insulation system is typically determined using the test methods outlined in Underwriters Laboratory standard UL (Systems of Insulating Materials – General) Checking Deterioration of Winding Insulation: Winding insulation should be checked if the generator has been subjected to any of the following:File Size: KB.

Abstract: IEEE standards and test procedures are widely used by motor and generator vendors and users to commission windings in new machines, as well as evaluate the condition of the winding insulation in operating machines. Until recent revisions, the basic procedures and standards in use were written over 25 years ago.

Since the s, motor windings have encountered many changes in their Cited by: 2. Abstract: The useful life of an electrical generator is directly related to the condition of the winding insulation.

Non-invasive methods to assess the condition of insulation systems are typically limited to physical inspections, drawing inferences from a review of operating conditions and maintenance records, and from the results of on-line and off-line electrical by: 1. Due to the mechanical nature of this ageing process, the insulation lifetime under constant thermo-mechanical stress can be modelled with an inverse power law model [8], as shown in (2), where L M.

The influence of the initial moisture in the solid insulation on aging under normal transformer service temperatures of 75, 85, and 95 °C has been investigated experimentally. In electrical equipment such as generators, insulating materials are the weakest link and are often susceptible to high temperature and accelerated aging.

By conducting insulation level test on the diesel generator set and judging whether the insulation performance meets the equipment requirements, it can greatly avoid the leakage or short circuit accident caused by the aging of the insulation.

Electric generator - Electric generator - Generator rating: The capacity of a synchronous generator is equal to the product of the voltage per phase, the current per phase, and the number of phases.

It is normally stated in megavolt-amperes (MVA) for large generators or kilovolt-amperes (kVA) for small generators. Both the voltage and the current are the effective, or rms, values (equal to the. After a motor is rewound, the windings must be further insulated with resin or varnish.

This insulation protects the windings from contamination, shorting electrically, and also make the windings more mechanically rigid. There are four types of varnishing methods that we will describe below: Dip and Bake Epoxy Varnishing, Trickle Varnishing, Vacuum Pressure Impregnation, and [ ].

GENERATOR TESTING Tests should be done on the generator during the outage to monitor its condition and to ensure that it is in a satisfactory state for return to service, following maintenance. A major overhaul of the generator should be done every 8 years.

Details about the tests were provided in Chap. The following. the insulation condition from values that are only relative. The Megger insulation tester is a small, portable instrument that gives you a direct reading of insulation resistance in ohms or megohms.

For good insulation, the resistance usually reads in the megohm range. The Megger insulation tester is essentially a high-range resistance meter.

IEC ‘Electrical insulation - Thermal evaluation and designation ’ divides insulation into classes. Each class is given a designation that corresponds to the upper temperature limit of the insulating material when used under normal operating conditions.

Electric generator - Electric generator - Stator windings: The maximum value of flux density in the air gap is limited by magnetic saturation in the stator and rotor iron, and is typically about one tesla (weber per square metre).

The effective, or root-mean-square (rms), voltage induced in one turn of a stator coil in a 2-pole, hertz generator is about volts for each metre squared of. It also partly explains why single turn windings on average last considerably longer than multi-turn windings.

A specified insulation class, such as temperature Class F, means the insulation system will not lose more than 50% of its original mechanical strength after operating at the rated maximum temperature of C hours ( years).

The temperature class of the insulation system is typically determined using the test methods outlined in Underwriters Laboratory standard UL (Systems of Insulating Materials – General) Checking Deterioration of Winding Insulation: Winding insulation should be checked if the generator has been subjected to any of the following.

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• Normal Operation • Low-Z grounded machine provides ground source for other zones under normal conditions • 51G acts as back up protection for uncleared system ground faults • 51G is too slow to protect generator for internal fault Ground Fault in Machine • Detected by the 87GD element • The Low-Z ground path is opened by a vacuum.

Frequency Characteristics of Generator Stator Windings: /ch A generator stator winding consists of a number of stator bars and overhang connections. Due to the complicated winding structure and the steel core, the. new windings and reworked windings.

Resonant values should be outside the Hz range (for 60 Hz generators). Stator Bar Slot Vibration Large indirectly cooled generators tend to be made with many stator slots and tall, narrow bars. This design approach maximizes the area for transferring heat through the groundwall insulation.

Moisture, which can enter the insulation of a generator or motor winding from damp air or which can enter the winding of a transformer from wet oil, will make a surprisingly large difference in the insulation resistance.

This is clearly shown by the curves of figure 2 for a Grand Coulee generator. Insulation testing of your generator windings is a data acquisition method that—if completed during regular maintenance cycles—can help you understand the health of your equipment.

A good part of a wind turbine technician’s time is spent checking, lubricating, and inspecting mechanical components. Armature winding in an alternator may be either closed type open type. Closed winding forms star connection in armature winding of alternator. There are some common properties of armature winding.

First and most important property of an armature winding is, two sides of any coil should be under. RE: Insulation Class for Generator windings electricpete (Electrical) 5 May 09 In my opinion if you intend to operate the machine within it's rating, then Class Finsulation with Class B temperature rise already has PLENTY of thermal margin.

Simply stated, a clean generator is a happy generator. A consistently clean generator runs cooler, stays mechanically-robust longer, and is significantly less prone to electrical tracking and flash-over failure.

A clean generator demonstrates superior operation and maintenance practices and helps assure quality service life.