Determining the Proper Cable Fault Locator to be Used On Wind Farm Cable Systems

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Fault location on wind farms may need several testing methods to ensure you spot the defects. With the different wiring structures in wind farms, finding faults may become difficult. You can read the following articles to help you learn the techniques in finding faults in the electrical systems of wind farms.


Cable Testing and Fault Locating at Wind Farms Part I talks about the categories of cable testing of underground installations.

Cable Testing and Fault Locating at Wind Farms Part II discusses the different types of cable configurations in three phase circuits.

Cable Testing and Fault Locating at Wind Farms Part III
 explains the proper hipot testing methods for new cable installations and for service-aged cables. It also talks about the importance of the tests in managing the cabling system to avoid emergency service interruptions.

Cable Testing and Fault Locating at Wind Farms Part IV is about the importance of knowing the cable profile before conducting a pre fault location. This prevents the use of the wrong tools in fault location and wasted time.

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