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Published 01 May 2019
uploaded by Chris Dodds - Thorne & Derrick Sales & Marketing Manager Subsea Cables This document describes a Nexans standard MV Medium Voltage subsea power cable. Optical fibres can be included upon request. Utilising the common nomenclature U0/U(Umax)1, the following voltage ratings are covered in this Subsea Cable document:...
Published 29 Apr 2019
Locating Cable Faults uploaded by Chris Dodds - Thorne & Derrick Sales & Marketing Manager Fault locator to offer proactive monitoring, detection and location of both insulator and conductor faults on live low voltage unearthed power distribution systems. CableGuardian by Viper Innovations allows for quick electrical fault location on...
Published 29 Apr 2019
Protecting the Cable Sheath & Jacket from Switching Surge Source: INMR Over the past decade, demand for longer power lines and higher current capacities for HV High Voltage power cables has required new methods of loss prevention. Sheath Voltage Limiters also known as SVL’s provide valuable protection to expensive...
Published 25 Apr 2019
Guest Contribution: Carl A. Watkin IMEMME (Hons) I.Eng MIMMM MIET AIOSH Carl has over 40 years experience as a Projects Director, Electrical Engineer & Project Manager in the highly regulated HSE HID hazardous and heavy industry sectors – this includes global ATEX and IECEx hazardous environment and area industries,...
Published 16 Apr 2019
BS EN 61936-1:2010 Fire Walls The following information and clauses concerning fire walls is extracted from BS EN 61936-1:2010. Power Installations Exceeding 1kV a.c. Common Rules 8.7 Protection Against Fire 8.7.1 General Relevant national, provincial and local fire protection regulations shall be taken into account in the design of the installation....