The HVPD Kronos® Spot Tester is designed for detecting Partial Discharge in all types of in-service plants.

The spot tester is a six-channel, synchronous, battery-powered test unit with a rugged and compact design optimised for field portability.

Quick and easy to set up, it detects the early stages of insulation deterioration, providing an early warning against MV and HV insulation faults, and supports condition-based maintenance schemes, reducing unplanned outages, downtime and maintenance costs.

HVPD Kronos® Ultimate Software

This software is driven through a PC/server for interpretation of your assets’ electrical insulation condition by measuring and distinguishing PD sources.
It features a number of reporting and analysis functions including, automatic report generation and the ability to view PD trends and phase resolved PD patterns.

Cable Mapping Analysis

In addition to PD detection, the device can be used for on-line PD cable mapping to locate significant cable PD within 1% of the circuit’s overall length.

MCSA Testing

To increase your ability in assessing a machine’s rotor/mechanical performance, the HVPD Kronos® Spot Tester has an add-on Motor Current Signature Analysis (MCSA) feature – non-intrusive, on-line test technique, used to assess the rotor condition of motors by analysing the frequency content of the current.

UHF Detection for Partial Discharge

Our UHF Converter is a new add-on feature, designed to be attached to the HVPD Kronos® Spot Tester and connected to the UHF Barrier Sensor, allowing you to conduct Ultra High Frequency detection for Partial Discharge in HV/EHV GIS.

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Compatible Sensors:

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TEV
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SMART-TB3
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HVCC
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HFCT
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BTA
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AA

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CASE STUDY
  • A Successful Implementation of HVPD’s Survey, Test and Monitoring Technology Prevents an In-service Failure of an 11 kV Switchgear Panel View case study
  • Continuous On-Line PD monitoring of 20+ year old Ex/ATEX 10 kV motors to support Reliability Based HV Asset Life Extension View case study
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PUBLISHED PAPERS
  • Utilising Holistic Condition Monitoring on MVIHV Motors to Reduce Unplanned Downtime Download
  • On-line Partial Discharge Condition Monitoring of Complete Networks for the Pulp and Paper Industry: Challenges and Solutions Explained Through Case Studies Download
  • A Novel Solution for the Reliable On-Line Partial Discharge Monitoring (OLPD) of VSD-Operated EX/ATEX HV Motors Download