Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window

Water drop corona effects on full-scale 500 kV non-ceramic insulators

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
$31 $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

3 Author(s)
Phillips, A.J. ; Univ. of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa ; Childs, D.J. ; Schneider, H.M.

It is shown that certain regions of commercially available 500 kV non-ceramic insulators have surface electric fields that are above the threshold for water drop corona. Observations made in a full scale accelerated aging chamber, and in service, demonstrate that water drop corona occurs on such insulators. A correlation between the magnitude of the surface electric fields and the condition of the silicone rubber non-ceramic insulator surfaces due to water drop corona is illustrated for two different insulator types in an accelerated aging chamber. Other examples of degradation of nonceramic insulators due to water drop corona are illustrated

Published in:

Power Delivery, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:14 ,  Issue: 1 )

Date of Publication:

Jan 1999

Need Help?

IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.