NETA PD Secrets, Tips and Tricks
25 May 2021
William G. Higinbotham
Most of us started our electrical career with fairly good knowledge about the practical aspects of our jobs. We understood voltage, current, power, resistance, etc. We mastered the more esoteric areas such as electrical fields and stress control and only revisited these topics if our day-to-day job required it. Partial discharge (PD) is one of those areas where we might have learned how to identify it or how to use a test set, but most of our roles have not exposed us to the ins and outs of this topic.
In this article, I share some unexpected things I have learned while working with clients on partial discharge issues. I hope this includes the secrets, tips, and tricks you always wanted to know about partial discharge but were afraid