Overview of Condition Monitoring
Increasingly the demand for cost reduction has to be balanced with the need to complete essential maintenance work. Based on proven techniques and data, the elapsed time span between maintenance cycles has increased for some users of HV and MV switchgear.
Maintenance is by definition an intrusive activity.
The cost of the actual maintenance has to be coupled to the cost of the down time of switchgear to get a true picture of what maintenance costs mean to some users. However failure to complete maintenance can lead to expensive disruptive failures.
Hawker Siddeley Switchgear (HSS) offer a non-intrusive condition monitoring service that provides an insight into the status of the switchgear without equipment being removed from service.
Detailed reports then give the switchgear user the opportunity to make an assessment based on the findings and either give the switchgear a clean bill of health or plan for an unforced intrusive intervention.
Condition Monitoring: What does HSS offer?
Partial Discharge Mapping
Battery Impedance Tesing