Volume 7, Issue 1, January 2018, Page: 11-15
Climatic, Environmental and Fire Behaviour (C2 E2 F1) Test of Cast Resin Transformer
Remya Krishnan, Design Department, Federal Transformers Co. LLC., Abu Dhabi, UAE
Muraleedharan Nair, Federal Transformers Co. LLC., Abu Dhabi, UAE
Received: Feb. 19, 2018;       Accepted: Mar. 5, 2018;       Published: Apr. 2, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.epes.20180701.12      View  1032      Downloads  80
Abstract
The dry type cast resin transformer shall be suitable for usage under expected climate conditions. It shall be self-extinguishing and shall not produce toxic gases in the event of fire. This is verified by the Climatic, Environmental and Fire withstand behaviour test as per 60076-11. This paper gives the design features of a 1600 kVA dry type cast resin transformer which was subjected to climatic, environmental and fire behaviour (C2 E2 F1) tests at KEMA testing laboratory, Netherlands. The technical parameters of epoxy resin system, winding configuration, and clamping, etc. necessary to meet the requirements are also discussed.
Keywords
Cast Resin Transformer, C2 E2 F1 Test, Dry Type Transformers, Special Test for Power Transformers
To cite this article
Remya Krishnan, Muraleedharan Nair, Climatic, Environmental and Fire Behaviour (C2 E2 F1) Test of Cast Resin Transformer, American Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems. Vol. 7, No. 1, 2018, pp. 11-15. doi: 10.11648/j.epes.20180701.12
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