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Author Katz, C. ♦ Walker, M.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1996
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Aging ♦ Cable insulation ♦ Polyethylene ♦ Paramagnetic resonance ♦ Trees - insulation ♦ Performance evaluation ♦ Dielectric breakdown ♦ Rubber ♦ Degradation ♦ Extrapolation
Abstract This paper provides information on aging of URD cable insulated with tree-retardant crosslinked polyethylene (TR-XLPE) compound, installed in a typical utility environment. Numerous evaluations were performed on samples of the cables aged up to 7 years in-service. AC and impulse voltage breakdown data are compared with data for similar 35 kV ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) and crosslinked polyethylene (XLPE) insulated cables removed from the same utility system. The data show that, to date, the rate of degradation of TR-XLPE cables is less than that of the EPR and XLPE insulated cables. Extrapolation of the data, assuming the same rate, indicates TR-XLPE cable will have the longest life.
Description Author affiliation: Cable Technol. Labs. Inc., New Brunswick, NJ, USA (Katz, C.)
ISBN 0780335228
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1998-09-15
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 685.17 kB
Page Count 6
Starting Page 411
Ending Page 416

Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library