HIGH POWER TESTING LABORATORIES

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High Power Laboratory

The high power laboratory is equipped with a short circuit generator rated at 2,500 MVA (3-phase) that can operate at 50 and 60 Hz. The max. voltage output is 41.5 kV and max. current 40 kA / 3 s (MV) and 80 kA / 1 s (LV).

High Voltage Switchgear 
Ability to withstand short-circuits40 kA / 3 s
Short-circuit making and breaking16 kA / 40.5 kV // 20 kA / 36 kV // 31.5 kA / 24 kV // 40 kA / 12 kV
Making and breaking of active loadsup to 2,000 A / 40.5 kV
Making and breaking of capacitive loadsup to 100 A / 40.5 kV
Internal arc40 kA / 1 s
Power transformers 
Ability to withstand short-circuitsup to 20 MVA / 36 kV // up to 25 MVA / 24 kV
Low Voltage Switchgear 
Ability to withstand short-circuits80 kA / 1 s
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Medium Power Laboratory

The medium power laboratory is equipped with a 3-phase short circuit transformer rated at 300 MVA, 220/3÷38 kV and 50 Hz. The max. voltage output is 38.5 kV and max. current 31.5 kA / 1 s (MV) and 130 kA / 1 s (LV).

High Voltage Switchgear 
Ability to withstand short-circuits31.5 kA / 1 s
Making and breaking of active loadsup to 800 A / 38.5 kV
Making and breaking of capacitive loadsup to 100 A / 38.5 kV
Internal arc25 kA / 1 s
Power transformers 
Ability to withstand short-circuitsup to 15 MVA / 30 kV
Instrument transformers 
Ability to withstand short-circuits130 kA / 1 s
Low Voltage Switchgear 
Ability to withstand short-circuits130 kA / 1 s