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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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Transformers
Power transformers are key components in power production, transmission and distribution, interconnecting systems that have different rated voltages, from power plants to final users . KEMA LABS tests power and distribution transformers up to the highest power and highest voltage ratings in use today. We test transformers to standards such as IEC 60076 (oil-filled), IEC […]
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 […]
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 […]
Testing Labs
High Current Test Laboratories
Kema Labs variable frequency ultra-high current test laboratories can test any equipment that requires either a high current test or a special test frequency (or a combination of both). Tests can be done in triple phase or single phase. Our variable frequency and ultra-high AC current test laboratories can test at any desired test frequency […]
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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 […]
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 […]
Testing Labs
Protection & Substation Automation Laboratories
The ongoing energy transition requires digitalization with intelligent electronic devices for measurement, protection, and control in power systems. Consequently, larger and smarter grids demand more communication between grid components, as ensuring that energy flows are correctly monitored, protected and controlled is vital to delivering a stable and reliable electricity supply. We offer independent type testing and certification of […]
Technical papers
Ferroresonance in Inductive Voltage Transformers Or Power Voltage Transformers: analysis, laboratory tests and solutions
A ferroresonance analysis related to HV Inductive Voltage Transformers (IVT) and power Voltage Transformers or Station Service Transformers (PVT/SST) was addressed to develop models based on EMT formulation, enabling detailed ferroresonance risk analyses in specific HV station conditions and helping in the equipment technical specifications (including anti-ferroresonance remedial provisions). The research relied on a comparison […]
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 […]
Testing Labs
Seismic & Vibration Test Laboratories
If you want to simulate an earthquake, the vibrations experienced by an automotive component on the road, the vibration of a transformer installed on the top of a wind turbine or other heavy vibration stresses, you need Kema Labs MASTER (Multi-Axis Shaking Table for Earthquake Reproduction), one of the few 4000 x 4000 mm six-degree-of-freedom […]
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HP Labs drive national grids into the future
​ Since the second industrial revolution, the industry development has been strictly dependent from the availability of electric power and the reliability of the electric generation and distribution infrastructure. The reliability of an electric network could be seen as the combined reliability of its power components; since many decades, third party laboratories are trusted institutions […]
Product Inspections, Certification & Training
Product Certification & Inspection Services
The growing demand for electricity requires utilities to have solid transmission and distribution networks, both to ensure reliability and to reduce operation costs. Utilities need to be sure that their electrical equipment is robust and  reliable . Kema Labs 1  benefits from synergies between its laboratory testing and onsite inspections, as well as a wider […]
News
Mr Glabsch elected as Chairman of the STL Technical Committee
​ 38th STL management Committee – Amagasaki, Japan During the 38th meeting of the STL (Short-circuit testing Liaison) Management Committee, composed of representatives of each STL Member and held in Amagasaki (Japan) on the 24th-25th of May, Harald Glabsch (senior expert of IPH GmbH, one of the three platforms of CESI Group) was elected as […]
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 […]
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Continuous emission monitoring
Power plants need regular emission monitoring, in order to verify that they comply with emission limits set by the relevant environmental agencies. With our deep experience in the emission monitoring sector, CESI can monitor gas flue emissions of power plants. Our service portfolio includes: