Introduction to Current Transformers

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Current transformers (CTs) are used to convert high level currents to a smaller more reasonable level for use as inputs to protection relays and metering equipment.  Within electrical systems, current transformers are essential to ensure the correct functioning and control of equipment and for providing operational data......Read More..

By Steven McFadyen on Friday, February 8, 2013

Dielectric loss in cables

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Dielectrics (insulating materials for example) when subjected to a varying electric field, will have some energy loss.   The varying electric field causes small realignment of weakly bonded molecules, which lead to the production of heat.  The amount of loss increases as the voltage level is increased.  For low voltage......Read More..

By Steven McFadyen on Tuesday, November 12, 2013

What happened to the cable notes?

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If you are wondering what happened to our cable notes, the short answer is that we have moved them to myCableEngineering.com.  The "Knowledge Base" at myCableEgineering.com have tonnes of useful technical information on power cables.  By adding our myElectrical cable notes, this resource, it is now even better....Read More..

By Steven McFadyen on Saturday, August 5, 2017

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