Prevent switchgear failures with Monitra’s dedicated testing and monitoring solutions

Detecting Insulation Defects in Both Air-Insulated and Gas-Insulated Switchgear

When switchgear fails, your whole network can be affected, resulting in downtime, and increasing costs.

In gas-insulated switchgear (GIS), defects can stem from voids or delaminations at barrier insulators, floating particles and protrusions on conductors. Air-insulated switchgear (AIS) can develop issues originating from surface tracking, loose HV contacts and voids or the development of high voltage partial discharge in the switchgear bushings and instrument transformers.

At Monitra, we have a range of testing and monitoring solutions that can help to detect the development of underlying defects and assess the insulation condition of your switchgear, increasing safety and avoiding unplanned outages.

To discover more about how Monitra can assist with the asset management of switchgear, contact us today via our online form.

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Spot Insulation Defects Early with Our Monitoring Solutions

Complete Network Monitoring - All From Your Central Switchgear

  • Kronos Monitors provide real-time information on the insulation condition of your switchgear, enabling data benchmarking of your assets’ health over time.
  • By installing high voltage partial discharge sensors at your site’s central switchgear, we can remotely monitor your other electrical assets such as transformers, power cables and rotating machines.
  • Read more on how we assisted a US steel mill to monitor the condition of their critical switchgear here.

Switchgear Testing Solutions for AIS and GIS

At Monitra, our team of expert test engineers can utilise our Kronos Spot Tester to perform a range of On-line testing to establish insulation issues in your critical AIS and GIS, ensuring that your switchgear is in good working condition on a schedule that suits you best.

For any help or inquiries about how we can help you, call us on 0161 877 6142 or complete our online enquiry form


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