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

Reduced insulation thickness for extruded medium-voltage power cable systems-cable performance and first network applications

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

2 Author(s)
Meurer, D. ; Nexans Deutschland Ind. AG & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany ; Sturmer, M.

Since the introduction of medium-voltage cables with extruded insulation, essential improvements in materials, design and technology have taken place resulting in a remarkable increase of the electrical and ageing performance. In spite of this technological progress, the specified insulation thickness has never been modified. The currently high safety margins and the increasing cost pressure lead to a study of whether a reduction of the insulation thickness would be possible today. This report presents the results of an investigation on cables with a 4 mm thickness of XLPE or EPR insulation in different designs (France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland) which were tested as 12/20 (24) kV cables. The use of such cables will require adapted accessories. Therefore system tests with slip-on and coldshrink joints and terminations were additionally performed. Finally a proposal for new dimensions of extruded medium-voltage cables is made and the first realisations in utility networks in Belgium and France are presented

Published in:

Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition, 2001 IEEE/PES  (Volume:2 )

Date of Conference:

2001

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.