By Topic

Development of an on-line monitor to measure motor voltage surges

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$33 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
G. C. Stone ; Iris Power Eng. Inc., Etobicoke, Ont., Canada ; S. R. Campbell

Voltage surges from switchgear have long been known to lead to stator winding turn insulation failure in large form wound motors. With the widespread introduction of inverter fed drives (IFDs), it now appears that repetitive surges from the IFDs can lead to gradual deterioration and failure. An inexpensive monitor has been developed which continuously measures the risetime, magnitude and repetition rate of surges which strike a motor. In addition to measuring the basic risetime and magnitude data, the monitor also estimates the impact of the total surge history on the life of the insulation. Prototype testing of the system is extremely advanced

Published in:

Electrical Insulation Conference, 1997, and Electrical Manufacturing & Coil Winding Conference. Proceedings

Date of Conference:

22-25 Sep 1997