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High Voltage Equipment

Seminar

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Investigating Failures & Condition Assessment

Date and Time

08 April 2014 - 18:30-21:00

Location

Scunthorpe, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the Humber local network.


About this event

Bob’s talk will begin with a brief introduction to the methods that can be used to investigate High Voltage Equipment failures.  There will be case histories from a range of industries such as oil and gas, petrochem, electrical transmission, shipping and power generation.  Failed HV components will be passed around the audience for the attendees to examine and make their own assessments of the causes of failure.

Bob will complete the talk with examples of HV equipment condition assessment techniques which are used as part of condition based maintenance programmes so that cost effective actions can be taken to reduce the incidence of failures.  The talk will include some of the possible pitfalls and the benefits of the different techniques.
 

Programme

18.30 for 19.00 start

Cost

This is a free event

Additional information

Speaker

Bob Dean — ERA Technology Limited.

Bob Dean began his career in 1973 as a student apprentice with BICC assisting with maintenance and failure investigations on 400kV cable systems.  After graduating he worked on the design, development and testing of BICC’s medium voltage cable connection systems for mining and offshore applications.

He joined ERA as an HV cable research engineer in 1983 and has since specialised in failure analysis and the non-destructive diagnostic testing of HV electrical equipment.  He is currently Special Projects Manager in ERA's Integrity Group with responsibilities for HV electrical plant condition and remaining life assessment on critical facilities in the UK and Middle East.

Registration information

General public are welcome. Prior registration is preferred.

Register by emailing Stuart Gregory

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