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Low Voltage Laboratories
Low Voltage Standards: IEC 61992
In electrical engineering, international standards ensure electrical systems’ safety, reliability, and efficiency. The standards IEC 61992-2, IEC 61992-3, IEC 61992-4, and IEC 61992-6 are crucial for low-voltage applications in railway systems. Each standard addresses specific requirements for electrical equipment and installations, ensuring their safe and effective operation. IEC 61992-2 IEC 61992-2 specifies requirements for insulation […]
Low Voltage Laboratories
Low Voltage Standards: IEC 60077-3, IEC 60269-2, IEC 60947-2, IEC 60947-3
Adhering to international standards ensures the safety, reliability, and interoperability of electrical components and systems in electrical engineering. Four key standards for low-voltage applications include IEC 60077-3, IEC 60269-2, IEC 60947-2, and IEC 60947-3. Each of these standards addresses specific aspects of low-voltage equipment and its safe operation. IEC 60077-3 IEC 60077-3 is crucial for […]
Low Voltage Laboratories
Low Voltage Standards: IEC 61439-2, IEC 61439-6, IEC 61643-11, IEC 61921, IEC/TR 61641
Adhering to international standards ensures the safety, reliability, and efficiency of electrical systems in electrical engineering. The standards IEC 61439-2, IEC 61439-6, IEC 61643-11, IEC 61921, and IEC/TR 61641 are crucial for various low-voltage applications. Each standard addresses specific electrical equipment and installation requirements, ensuring safe and effective operation. IEC 61439-2 IEC 61439-2 specifies requirements […]
HIGH-VOLTAGE TESTING LABORATORY IN THE US
HIGH-VOLTAGE TESTING LABORATORY IN THE US The imperative for efficient energy transmission across vast distances has escalated, propelling manufacturers into intensified research, development, and production endeavors to create components capable of withstanding and transmitting higher voltages with optimal efficiency. Amidst this landscape, KEMA Labs High-Voltage laboratories stands tall as a globally recognized and independent facility […]
High-Power Testing Laboratories in the US
HIGH-POWER TEST LABORATORY IN THE US – THE LARGEST FACILITY IN AMERICA Located in Chalfont, Pennsylvania (USA), KEMA LABs stands as a beacon of excellence for electrical testing services. KEMA LABs specializes in a broad array of tests , notably including both AC and DC high-power short-circuit examinations, as well as extensive high-voltage assessments.  Our […]
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Cables and Accessories
The increasing global demand for electricity in both industrialized and emerging markets is driving demand for cables systems. We carry out type tests to verify the design of LV, MV and HV cables and their accessories. Type testing allows you to prove that your cables and cable accessories meet the highest quality standards to deliver […]
Technical papers
Safety issues in case of internal arc on HV cable terminations, bushings
Worldwide demand for new T&D networks will increase in the near future pushing the utilities to install a larger number of high voltage equipment like cable terminations, bushings and surge arresters. Meanwhile the attention to environmental and safety issues is generally increasing . The aim of this paper is to analyze the potential risks associated […]
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CESI at first Cable Middle East 2015 – Abu Dhabi (UAE)
​1st Advanced cable Middle East 2015 conference brought together over 110 senior representatives from leading companies and organizations Internationally and regionally. Delegates took part in detailed debates investigating the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for the Middle East market. The conference proved to be an excellent forum for discussion and knowledge sharing as well […]
Services IEC/IEEE Testing Services and recent updates
IEEE C57.164:2021 – Guide for establishing Short-Circuit Withstand Capabilities of Power Transformers, Regulators, and Reactors
This IEEE Guide describes the ways to establish the capabilities for withstanding short-circuit currents resulting from external short-circuit faults. The procedures described in this document are always based on the results of actual short-circuit tested transformers, being used directly as reference or the evaluated short-circuit stresses during such tests. Other standards and updates New editions […]
High Power Testing Laboratories
High-Power Testing Services
high-power Testing Services Kema Labs Laboratories provide high-power testing services which include short circuit, switching testing , and short-time current testing based on international and regional standards , to utilities and equipment manufacturers all over the world. Several high-power labs are available in different locations, with short circuit power starting from 2,000MVA up to 15,000 […]
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Services IEC/IEEE Testing Services and recent updates
International Standards provide instructions, guidelines, rules, or definitions that are then used to design, manufacture, install, test & certify, maintain, and repair devices and systems. They are essential for quality and risk management; they help researchers to understand the value of innovation and allow manufacturers to produce products of consistent quality and performance. International standards […]
High Power Testing Laboratories
High Power Testing: Advanced Methodologies and Certifications
KEMA Labs High Power Laboratories stands at the forefront of cutting-edge high power testing solutions, catering to the intricate requirements of global utilities and equipment manufacturers. With our state-of-the-art facilities and seasoned test engineers, we provide technical expertise and precision in high power testing . Comprehensive High Power Testing Capabilities Our extensive repertoire of high […]
Testing Labs
Synthetic testing laboratories
KEMA Labs has been a pioneer in developing synthetic test methods. Our Laboratories has achieved the most powerful short circuit and synthetic test capabilities ever in our independent testing and certification laboratory , which can short-circuit test 1,200 kV power equipment, with the highest short circuit power of up to 15,000 MVA. Reaching the high […]
Testing Labs
High Power Testing Laboratories
Kema Labs High Power Laboratories provide short circuit, switching testing and short time current testing based on international and regional standards , to utilities and equipment manufacturers all over the world. Several high power labs are available in different locations , with short circuit power starting from 2,000MVA up to 15,000 MVA three phase, the […]
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HVDC: Back to the future
​The future began in Gotland in 1950. It is here, between this island 90 kilometers off the coast of Sweden and the mainland, that the first direct current connection for the transmission of electricity was made. Though limited in size and power, the project has had enormous resonance. In fact, the prototype developed by ABB […]
Technical papers
Verification of magnetic field prediction of a 3d computer model on mv/lv substation
A 3D computer model has been developed for predicting magnetic fields in order to comply with legislation concerning safety and environment issues. The developed software, named “EMF-CS”, allows the user to predict and simulate magnetic fields generated by electrical MV/LV substations whose magnetic field emission has to be evaluated inside the plant as well as […]
Technical papers
PD in cable accessories
Optical PD detection in high voltage cable accessories A novel method in order to perform diagnosis of the insulation system is optical partial discharge detection. This method does not work with the electrical signals which are caused in case of partial discharges but rather detects the optical signals which are coming up at the same […]
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CESI | GEPL starts in the Middle East
Today marks the beginning of Gulf Electrical Power Laboratories (CESI | GEPL) Today marks the commencement of Gulf Electrical Power Laboratories (CESI|GEPL) operations in the Middle East. Our joint venture with GCC Electrical Testing Laboratory was conceived as a call to stricter specifications of power components compliant to the highest international standards . This state-of-the-art electromechanical […]
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CESI to make Smart Metering a reality in Oman
Electricity Holding Company (Nama Group) has signed a contract with CESI Middle East  aiming to introduce ‘automated meter reading’ technology (AMR, also called smart-metering) for high value customers. The agreement with CESI Middle East was signed in the presence of senior executives from EHC’s subsidiaries. According to the agreement, CESI will help EHC and its […]