IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine

Issue 5 • Sept.-Oct. 1997

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  • Research in Japan on the tracking phenomenon of electrical insulating materials

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):8 - 19
    Cited by:  Papers (57)
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    This review describes the development and status of tracking research in Japan. First, the fundamentals of tracking and the influences of environmental stresses on tracking will be treated. Then, the principal tracking test methods currently in use will be characterized. Finally, some techniques for improving the tracking resistance of outdoor polymer insulating materials will be discussed. View full abstract»

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  • Sulfur hexafluoride and the electric power industry

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):20 - 24
    Cited by:  Papers (119)
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    The use of gas-insulated electrical equipment has a demonstrated value for society. The problems relating to SF 6 are not without solution and can lead to new opportunities. To this end, besides the current efforts to curtail the releases of SF 6 into the environment, a comprehensive and focused program is needed to develop alternative gaseous insulators and alternative high-... View full abstract»

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  • Polymer outdoor insulating materials. Part III-Silicone elastomer considerations

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):25 - 32
    Cited by:  Papers (37)  |  Patents (1)
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    The silicone-based formulations now in use by Raychem have been specially developed for electrical insulating applications. They have undergone many years of development and optimization to yield exceptional electrical and weathering performance properties, comparable to the polyolefin copolymer materials. The intent of this article is to highlight the advantages of properly formulated silicone ma... View full abstract»

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  • XLPE compound for fast cable line speed

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):33 - 36
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    The results point in the direction that an XLPE with an increased number of vinyl groups can be used to achieve a higher cable line speed, compared with present technology, without defined major drawbacks. The economic benefits of a higher output from a cable vulcanization line and the impact this would have on the possibilities in cable manufacturing justify further work in this field. We will co... View full abstract»

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