Minneapolis, MN | July 23-26, 2018

Bundled Courses
Transformer Management Essentials Inspection & Sampling of Fluid-Filled Transformers
Dates
July 23 - 26, 2018
Registration Cost
$2,250.00 USD
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Individual Training Options

Transformer Management Essentials

Transformer Management Essentials

Scheduled Location

Days: July 23 - 25, 2018

Credits: 2.1 CEU / 21 PDH / 21 NETA CTD

Cost:$1,600.00 USD

Inspection & Sampling of Fluid-Filled Transformers

Inspection & Sampling of Fluid-Filled Transformers

Scheduled Location

Day: July 26, 2018

Credits: 0.7 CEU / 7 PDH / 7 NETA CTD

Cost:$800.00 USD

Day 1 - Day 3

Transformer Management Essentials (formerly Half-Century Transformer)

This course provides a foundational understanding of the internal and external elements of the transformer, the essentials of transformer operation and maintenance implementation and related industry standards. It covers the chemical, mechanical and electrical components of the transformer, the purpose and operating characteristics of these components, the significant requirements and methods for maintenance, and the major testing involved in maintenance.

What You'll Learn

  • The role of transformers in power transmission and distribution
  • Transformer design and assembly
  • The transformer aging process
  • Common dielectric fluid tests
  • Interpreting test results (mineral oils)
  • Common field electrical tests and their purpose
  • Predictive, preventative and reactive maintenance
  • Chemical, mechanical and electrical maintenance procedures
  • Equipment condition assessments
  • and more…

This course is also available as customer on-site training.

Day 4

Inspection & Sampling of Fluid-Filled Transformers

Learn the proper and safe procedures needed to obtain a representative sample of dielectric fluid. Features a sampling demonstration and practical exercises to obtain accurate oils samples for use in lab analysis.

What You'll Learn

  • Safety hazards and PPE requirements.
  • Identify transformers that require extraordinary procedures to obtain samples.
  • Gain knowledge of transformers, auxiliary equipment, accessories and other equipment.
  • Learn proper oil sampling procedures.
  • Learn how proper samples lead to a more accurate trending history.

This course is also available as customer on-site training.

Topics Covered

  • Safety
  • Special Care Transformers
  • Transformer Part & Visual Inspection
  • Inspection Forms/Nameplates/Gauges
  • Sampling Containers
  • Proper Sampling
  • Nitrogen Blanket
  • Packaging
  • Why Oil Test
  • The importance of monitoring the insulation
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