IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine

Issue 1 • Jan.-Feb. 1991

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  • The chemistry of polyethylene insulation

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):8 - 19
    Cited by:  Papers (17)
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    The molecular structure of polyethylene and its copolymers is discussed, with particular attention to its effect on thermal and mechanical properties. The synthesis of polymers of various densities and of the copolymers is examined. The effects of changes in average molecular weight and of molecular weight distribution are considered. Vinyl-acetate-modified polyethylene, wire and cable coating, an... View full abstract»

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  • Partial discharge. IV. Commercial PD testing

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):20 - 33
    Cited by:  Papers (15)  |  Patents (1)
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    For pt.III see ibid., vol.6, no.6, p.11 et seq. (1990). Commercially available partial discharge (PD) detectors are described, along with their important characteristics. The primary characteristics that detectors have in common and that are used as a basis for classification are the number of inputs used, the bandwidth of the detector, and the method of display processing. Ancillary test componen... View full abstract»

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