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Configuring an Inrush Test
Current inrush testing is a common test that can be performed on transformers, motors and other equipment. This document shall describe how to configure the MPQ Analyzer to perform an inrush test. The MPQ Analyzer can record the voltage, current, active power, reactive power, apparent power, power factor and energy for every cycle for every active channel/phase, before and after the inrush. The MPQ Analyzer will also capture the inrush waveform for up to 10 seconds on each active channel.
Published: 14 April 2019
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Total Demand Distortion (TDD)
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) is a common method used to measure the level of waveform distortion.Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) measurements are an effective method of evaluating voltage distortion. However THD can be misleading when evaluating current distortion. THD is the summation of the harmonics presented as a percentage of the fundamental. For voltage THD this will be the summation of the voltage harmonics compared to the fundamental voltage. In a non-faulted condition voltage will always be present so a proper reference always exists.
Published: 11 April 2019
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ETK (Earth Test Kit) for Earth (Ground) Testing
When considering earth (ground) testing, people will often ask about what type of test leads should be used. This includes questions about the type of wire used, the resistance of the leads and the length of the leads, as well as concerns over safety. Fortunately, most of the answers to these questions are addressed by the design of the earth tester itself.
Published: 26 March 2019
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BVM150/300/600 - BVM system/connections
BVM150The system consist of 16 BVM units. Power & Signal Connector. Power supply.16pcs. Ethernet cables 0,5m. Ethernet cable 2m. USB extension cable 2m. 16 pcs. Dolphin clips(15 pcs. Black, 1 pcs. red). Art no CJ-59092. 16 pcs. extension cable, Art no 04-30050.BVM300The system consist of 31 BVM units. Power & Signal Connector. Power supply. 31pcs. Ethernet cables 0,5m. Ethernet cable 2m. and 3m. USB extension cable 2m. 31 pcs. Dolphin clips (30 pcs. black, 1 pcs. red). Art no CJ-59093. 31 pcs. extension cable, Art no 04-30050.BVM600The system consist of 61 BVM units. 1pcs. Power & Signal Connector. Power supply. 61pcs. Ethernet cables 0,5m. Ethernet cable 2pcs. 2m and 2pcs. 3m. USB extension cable 2m. 61 pcs. Dolphin clips (60 pcs. black, 1 pcs. red). 2pcs. Art no CJ-59096. 61 pcs. extension cable, Art no 04-30050.BVM special 600VThe system consist of 46 BVM units. 2pcs. Power & Signal Connector. 2pcs. ungrounded power supply. 46 pcs. Ethernet cables 0,5m. 2pcs. USB extension cable. 2pcs. Opto coupler. Dolphin clips (44 pcs. black, 2 pcs. red). Art no CJ-59198. 46 pcs. extension cable, Art no 04-30050.
Published: 25 February 2019
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1-500Hz Narrow Band Dielectric Frequency Response
For approximately 25 years, dielectric frequency response (DFR) has been investigated and proven to provide an accurate method of determining both the moisture condition of paper + oil power transformers and bushings. Together with general insulation testing, DFR provides enhanced insulation condition of the transformer under test.
Published: 24 January 2019
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Pumping Station Motor Analysis
This test was performed at a pumping station that was using multiple 600HP motors and a VFD drive. The reported problem was the plant was not receiving adequate power output from the motors during peak times. It was not possible to connect to the inputs of the motors themselves so an MPQ2000 was connected to the output of the VFD and the following measurements were recorded.
Published: 7 December 2018
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Merging MPQ Data Files
Adding, removing or changing a piece of equipment in a facility can have significant impacts on the power quality and energy requirements. Introduced power quality phenomenon can cause equipment to trip off line. This can represent significant losses in revenue. Added equipment can create high peak loads or increased reactive currents that can lead to penalties. In order to determine the impact of these changes a power quality and demand study should be performed prior to the change and after the change.
Published: 7 December 2018
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Rapid Voltage Change (RVC)
A rapid voltage change is a fast rise or fall of the RMS voltage. This can be caused by the switching on of a specific load or by a sudden change in source voltage. Sudden source voltage changes can occur in solar grids when the sun is obscured by clouds. Source voltage changes can also occur in wind farms when then wind speed decreases. Load switching can cause a rapid voltage change if the rating of the load is a significant fraction of the fault level of the supply voltage.
Published: 7 December 2018
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Mains Signaling
Power-line communication (PLC) carries data on a conductor that is also used simultaneously for AC electric power transmission or electric power distribution to consumers. It is also known as power-line carrier, power-line digital subscriber line (PDSL), mains communication, power-line telecommunications, or power-line networking (PLN).
Published: 6 December 2018
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Measuring current on a CT secondary circuit
In some cases, measuring actual current on the primary conductor is not possible and the user may have to measure current on the secondary circuit of a CT. In this case, the MPQ can be programmed to display the actual primary current values instead of the current measured on the CT secondary circuit. This is done by following the steps given below.
Published: 6 November 2018
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