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Power transformers - Oil sampling and analysis (C4233)
Power transformers

1 Day

Who should attend?

Operation and maintenance technicians, technicians who collect oil samples, graduate engineers, asset managers, apprentices

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What will I learn from this course?

Gain a basic understanding of the fundamentals of transformer oil sampling and analysis.

Oil properties
  • Constituents
  • Composition
Function of transformer oil
Degradation of oil and paper insulation
  • Sources of oil decay
Behavior of oils
Frequency of oil testing
Oil sampling
  • By syringe method
  • By bottle method
  • Sampling equipment
  • Environmental safety
Oil analysis
  • Factor affecting physical and electrical conditions
  • Transformer oil tests – DGA, ratio, Roger’s Code, IEC Code and Cigré method
  • Cellulose insulation assessments
  • Understanding reports
  • Oil color chart

Question and answer session with an oil analysis technical expert

Learning path
Prerequisites C4233 Next step
A4201 This Course
This training can be provided on site at your own convenience.