The routine condition monitoring of insulating oils in transformers is essential for a number of reasons, including:
Compliance with environmental legislation
For insurance purposes
Testing the condition, chemical composition and quality are all essential to avoid unforeseen issues, serving an essential role in the upkeep of transformers, switchgears and tap-changers.
Whether mineral or silicone, small transformer or large, our easy to use analytical testing service gives our clients a clear, concise report listing recommended actions, giving you the tools you need to ensure reliable power distribution for your site, mitigating the risk of costly, and sometimes dangerous, unexpected failures.
Dissolved Gas Analysis (DGA)
Polychlorinated Biphenyl Testing (PCBs)
Whilst the above techniques form the bulk of a conventional sample schedule and test-slate for transformer oil analysis, there are a number of other tests available:
Fibre Content by Microscopy
Lubricant Type Confirmation
Sludge and Varnish