IPS HydroCoil — Testing

Quality Assurance —
Documented and ready for verification

Documented and ready for verification

For every HydroCoil rewind, IPS conducts in process and post rewind testing on every hydro generator. Every HydroCoil rewind comes with the following testing and documentation:

 

HydroCoil design qualification testing meets or exceeds the following:

  • IEEE 1310 Thermal Cycling
    » 500 Cycles X 90 minutes, 40˚C – 155˚C
  • EEE 1043 Voltage Endurance
    » 400 Hours @ 30 kV
    » 250 Hours @ 35 kV
  • IEEE 1776-2008 Water Immersion at 15 kV
  • IEEE 522 Surge Test to 40 kV
  • IEEE 95 Hi Pot Test to 70 kV
  • IEEE 286 Power Factor Tip Up
  • IEEE 1434 Partial Discharge
  • IEEE 1553-2002 Voltage Endurance Testing of Form Wound Coils and Bars for Hydro Generators
  • IEEE 1147-2005 Rehabilitation of Hydroelectric Power Plants

 

Available in-process and post rewind testing, includes but is not limited to:

  • Electromagnetic Core Imperfection Detection (EL CID)
  • IEEE 43 – Insulation Resistance (Megger® Test)
    » Polarization Index (PI)
  • IEEE 522 – Turn Insulation Test (surge test)
  • IEEE 95 – Hi-Pot Test (AC & DC)
  • IEEE 1043 – Voltage Endurance Test
  • IEEE 1434 – Partial Discharge (PD)
    » On-line and Off-line
  • IEEE 286 – Power Factor Tip Up/Dissipation Factor (Doble® Test)
  • Phase balance test
  • DC Conductivity Test
  • Inductive Impedance Test
  • PdMA Motor Circuit Evaluation (MCEmax)
  • ABB Life Expectancy Analysis Program (LEAP)
IEEE 1310 Thermal Cycle Testing of HydroCoil stator coils

IEEE 1310 Thermal Cycle Testing of HydroCoil stator coils

Electromagnetic Core Imperfection Detection (EL CID)

Electromagnetic Core Imperfection Detection (EL CID)

ABB Life Expectancy Analysis Program (LEAP)

ABB Life Expectancy Analysis Program (LEAP)

To learn more about our services or to see how IPS can help you, contact your local service representative or email us.