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HIGHVOLTAGE 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 […]
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 […]
Testing Labs
High Voltage Testing
Component manufacturers are continually striving to produce equipments that are capable of operating at higher voltage stresses with more challenging insulation coordination requirements.  Research and development into these cutting-edge components is increasingly important due to the growing need to move energy over longer distances.  The High – Voltage Laboratory at KEMA Labs is an independent […]
Testing Labs
High Voltage Testing Laboratories
It has become increasingly important to be able to transport energy over longer distances, pushing manufacturers to research, develop and produce components that can operate at higher voltages . KEMA Labs High – Voltage laboratories is a renowned independent facility for testing and certifying medium and high voltage components used in electrical infrastructure . Our […]
Technical papers
Optical PD detection in high voltage cable accessories
Optical partial discharge detection is a new method to perform diagnosis of the insulation system detecting optical signals which are coming up at the same time.This method does not work with the electrical signals which are caused in case of partial discharges though. On the basis of this different physical process, external electrical noise can […]
Testing Labs
Prequalification Test Bays
Utilities want high -quality products that minimize the risk of failures in their networks. Prequalification testing of high – voltage power cable systems demonstrates that cables are reliable for long-term use under normal operating conditions. KEMA Labs, with more than 20 dedicated and independent prequalification test bays, is the global leader for high voltage testing […]
Labs
KEMA Labs Berlin
Nestled in the northeastern expanse of Berlin, along the vibrant Landsberger Allee and close to the industrial heartland of Lichtenberg, KEMA Labs Berlin emerges as a testament of innovation and excellence in the electrical testing . Founded in 1956 as a national German high power test laboratory, today it stands as a leading facility for […]
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HV tests for on-site cable diagnostic
Energy utilities need on-site AC high – voltage acceptance tests on their cable systems and switchgear, in order to ensure the quality of their transmission systems; such tests need to be performed on site with special equipment as well as remarkable measurement technology and diagnosis at voltages of up to 500 kV. Complete acceptance tests […]
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 […]
Products Expertise
High and Medium Voltage Switchgear Assemblies and Switching Devices
Switchgears and control gears are important nodal points in modern power systems and it is vital that they work reliably . Our independent testing , to the highest internationally recognized standards, allows you to prove to grid operators that your circuit breakers deliver robust short-circuit performance for today’s networks. Kema Labs offers short-circuit testing and […]
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 […]
Technical papers
Growing Demand for Testing DC Cables & Accessories: Experience & Special New Requirements
​ High – voltage direct-current (HVDC) technology is a growing field in the T&D sector, allowing transmission of bulk quantities of energy with a reduced impact on Infrastructures and reduced losses. The performance level of today’s HVDC solutions allows to gain advantage from technical, economic and environmental points of view. HVDC power transmission becomes more […]
Technical papers
Proving reliability of High Voltage cable systems: AC and DC critical aspects
In a changing electrical market, driven by renewable energies, the target is to get wind or solar energy to the cons​umption centers. Nowadays Transmission System Operators (TSO) are worldwide searching for innovative solutions in developing the transmission grid and, as a result, it is likely that the application of extra high voltage AC and DC […]
Testing Inspection and Certification
On Site Testing
Whenever you install a new or refurbished component, it is essential to verify that it works properly before you put the component or substation into service. Even the smallest failure could cause a full-scale short circuit – with potentially disastrous consequences. Kema Labs offers onsite commissioning testing of components such as transformers, generators and high […]
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Jicable’15
​ CESI Group will be present with four papers at Jicable Conference in Versailles, France from 21st to 25th June. Jicable is the main forum where you can meet with the major experts in AC and DC insulated power cables and their accessories, from low voltage and special cables up to ultra- high voltage cables […]
Labs
Mannheim
The Mannheim laboratories are located in the south east of the city between the Neckar and Rhein rivers in one of the largest green areas in Baden-Württemberg. The labs’ history dates back to 1956, when the high voltage testing laboratory and the modern high power test laboratories were built. The site also boasts cutting-edge facilities […]
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KEMA Labs
KEMA Labs is world renowned Testing , Inspections & Certification organization. Located at several sites across the globe, we combine traditional with state-of-the-art gear to ensure every kind of grid equipment, from medium- to ultra high – voltage , can be tested , satisfying today’s increasingly demanding criteria for performance and safety . Brief history […]
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CESI’s new HVDC Laboratory Opening Ceremony
​ CESI’s newest HVDC Laboratory at FGH’s Facility will be celebrated in Mannheim on September 2nd, 2014 with a unique Opening Ceremony at the presence of local stakeholders and key international clients. CEOs from global Utilities and Cables manufacturers, alongside with top business professionals, will gather and discuss during a special Symposium about the state […]
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 […]
Testing Labs
High Voltage Direct Current Laboratories
HVDC power transmission is becoming increasingly important as great amounts of energy generated by remote renewable energy sources have to be transported over large distances, and, its share grows rapidly. If transmission lines fail, it leads to huge outage costs that can seriously affect project cash flows. As a result, system operators and manufacturers are […]