Power Transformer Testing – Factory and Field
DATE: Thursday, September 28, 2017
PLACE : Raffel’s – 10160 Reading Road (see below for directions)
TIME : 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Social Time
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Dinner
7:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. – Presentation
COST: $10- $15, See information in Reservations

Synopsis of testing performed at the Factory before a power transformer is shipped; the testing performed in the Field during commissioning of a NEW power transformer and the subsequent maintenance testing performed throughout the life of the power transformer.
Emphasis on:
• Winding Resistance and impact of Temperature Correction
• Power Factor at line frequency and what can be learned from Variable Frequency
• Power Factor and Temperature Correction – what’s the status?
• DFR – what is this? And how can it help diagnose a transformer?
• Using IEEE C57. 12.00, 12.90 and 12.152 as guidelines and Test Equipment industry info.
John P. Herron, P.E.
BSEE Temple University, Professional Engineer, State of Pennsylvania, IEEE Life Member, Member IEEE PES Transformers Committee, Active Member on Working Groups
C57.12.90 Standard Test Code and C57.152 Field Test Guide,
C57.12.00 and Dielectric and Impulse guides.
Over 25 years experience in Application Engineering for High Voltage Test and Measurement Equipment. Formerly for Tettex Instruments, Haefely and HIGHVOLT.
Presently Sales Engineer with Raytech USA.
Buffet Menu: Baked Tilapia with with Lemon Pepper Sauce, Grilled Lemon Chicken, Rice Pilaf, Vegetable Medley, Applesauce, Tossed Salad, Dinner Rolls & Butter
Tea and soft drinks are included. Alcoholic beverages are available for purchase.

LOCATION: Raffel’s is located at 10160 Reading Road, south of Glendale-Milford Road on the east side of Reading. Take I-75 to the Glendale-Milford Rd. Exit, go east on Glendale-Milford Road approximately ¾ of a mile to Reading Rd. and turn right on Reading.

RESERVATIONS: https://ieeecincinnati.org/meetings/. Please click on the appropriate link and complete the reservation. (Note: Meeting list on webpage is slow to load on some browsers. If an error occurs, try to refresh the page)
Reservations close at midnight on Sunday September 24th, 2017.

An email to Reservations@ieeecincinnati.org prior to the close of reservations is required to properly cancel your reservation.
All Reservations must be made by midnight, Sunday September 24th, 2017

WALK-INS (those without reservations): You are welcome to attend this meeting and/or enjoy the dinner even if you did not register in advance. Walk-ins pay a higher $15 dinner fee. Raffel’s determines our cost based on the number of plates used; if you choose to have dinner, please pay the fee if you eat even if you arrive late or didn’t pre-register.

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