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How to choose the right meter for the job

Comtest, the local representative of Fluke has launched a 3-minute video “Choosing the right meter for the job” to help those who are in...

Simplifying circuit breaker testing

Information from Lead HV  Lead HV, Hightest Technology’s sole supplier in Southern Africa, offers the company’s CIBRE-30 3-contact circuit breaker analyser. Offering fast, easy and...

Winding resistance testing of motors

Winding resistance measurements detect various faults in motors and transformers: shorted turns, loose connections, broken strands and malfunctioning tap changer mechanisms. Winding resistance measurements...

Testing circuit breakers by the dynamic resistance measurement method

  A circuit breaker (CB) is an electromechanical device which is used in power transmission and distribution systems. It is intended to switch on and...

Smart meter certification standards upgraded

  Underwriters Technologies (UL) made a presentation on new standards for testing and certifying smart electricity meters at the African Utility Week, held in Cape Town recently. All...

Highly-efficient non-contact IR thermometer

  Hellermann Tyton has launched the T151 non-contact IR thermometer. This device allows one to test whether every corner of a fridge is as chilly as required,...

The future of testing recloser controllers

  To improve the reliability of power supply in overhead distribution networks, where the majority of faults are of a temporary nature, many utilities rely...

Transformer testing facility using static converters

  In 2008 Rotek Engineering, a wholly owned subsidiary of Eskom Enterprises, embarked on a R100-million major expansion programme by upgrading its transformer testing facilities....

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Independent transmission system “essential” to end load shedding

by Roger Lilley, Now Media  -   To overcome the scourge of load shedding, two components are urgently needed: more generating...
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Drivers improving the business case for solar power

Information from IM Power  -   Covid-19 has presented businesses with the opportunity to re-evaluate both their operational models and costs....

Temperature monitor and controller saves municipality money

Instrotech recently supplied its DPM4003 and DPM3001M (low- and high-alarm relay output) temperature indicators to Levivi22 Engineering and Projects,...

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