Industrial Cables

Industrial Cables

‘Industrial cables’ are defined as those power circuit cables which are installed on the customer side of the electricity supply point, but which do not fall into the category of ‘wiring cables’. Generally, these cables are rated 0.6/1…

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Low Voltage (LV) Polymeric Cables

Protective Multiple Earthed (PME) systems which use Combined Neutral and Earth (CNE) cables have become the preferred choice in the UK public supply network, both for new installations and for extensions to existing circuits. This is primarily because…

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MV Paper-Insulated and Polymeric Cables

MV Paper-Insulated Cables: Until the late 1970s, the large quantities of paper-insulated lead covered (PILC) cables used in the UK electricity supply industry for MV distribution circuits were manufactured according to BS 6480. These cables also incorporated steel…

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Site Acquisition, Construction and Commissioning Process For New Substation

Substation

Site Acquisition: At this stage, a footprint of the station has been developed, including the layout of the major equipment. A decision on the final location of the facility can now be made, and various options can be…

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New Substation Budgeting, Financing And Designing

New Electrical Substation

An active planning process is necessary to develop the business case for creating a substation or making major modifications. Planners, operating and maintenance personnel, asset managers, and design engineers are among the various employees typically involved in considering…

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Types of Electrical Substation

Electrical Substation

The construction of new substations and the expansion of existing facilities are commonplace projects in electric utilities. However, due to the complexity, very few utility employees are familiar with the complete process that allows these projects to be…

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MWM TCG2020V16K GAS Generators Brief Installation Guidelines

MWM TCG2020V16K GAS Generator.

Recently we received 2 units MWM TCG2020V16K (1500KW) GAS Generators. We also got some guideline from MWM. This article will cover all guideline which is required at first place. Guidelines: Installation of 02(Two) units of MWM TCG2020V16K gas…

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A Brief History of Electric Power Systems

Substation

Over the past century, the electric power industry continues to shape and contribute to the welfare, progress and technological advances of the human race. Like for example, in the United States, electric energy sales have grown to well…

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Low Smoke and Fume (LSF) and Fire Performance Cables

Fire Performance Cables

A number of fire disasters happened in the 1980s and after that, there had been a strong demand for cables which behave more safely in a fire. Cables have been developed to provide the following key areas of…

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Design and Construction of Polymeric Cables

Polymeric Cables

PVC and PE cables were used for LV circuits in the 1950s and they started to gain wider acceptance in the 1960s. Because they were cleaner, lighter, smaller and easier to install than paper-insulated type cables. During the…

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