What is Partial Discharge?
Partial Discharge is a degenerative phenomenon that affects the electrical insulation of medium & high-voltage equipment.
Partial discharge (PD) is the best early warning indicator of electrical insulation degredation in assets operating at 3.3 kV and above.
PD testing and monitoring supports Condition Based Maintenance programmes – enabling operators to improve their asset reliability and avoid unplanned outages.
By providing a condition assessment of their in-service assets, HVPD help operators avoid in-service failures, reduce unplanned outages and improve their maintenance efficiency – saving them time and money.
Our Partial Discharge Technology
We supply a comprehensive range of equipment to detect and monitor on-line Partial Discharge for the condition assessment of in‑service power cables, switchgear, motors and generators, and transformers rated at 3.3 kV and above. Suitable for MV, HV and EHV assets, our Partial Discharge testing and monitoring technology provides you with an early warning of developing insulation faults, helping you to avoid costly failures and resulting unplanned network outages.
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Our Products & Services
Alongside our on-line Partial Discharge test and monitoring technology solutions, we provide a wide range of services to our clients, ensuring that the best test, sensor and monitoring solution is implemented, on a client-by-client basis. Our engineering team work closely with our customers to provide them with a tailored and cost-effective on-line Partial Discharge test and monitoring programme across the complete MV/HV/EHV network. We are an extension of your asset management team.
HVPD supply innovative, industry‑specific on‑line partial discharge test and monitoring solutions for in‑service condition assessment of power cables, switchgear, motors and generators, and transformers of voltage rating 3.3 kV and above.