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Transformer Test Laboratories
Kema Labs can test all kinds of transformers from distribution to power transmission. We have the world’s most powerful test laboratories for transformer testing , which has one of the highest levels of short circuit power on the European transmission grid . Each of our laboratories is equipped to deliver sufficient power for the most […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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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 […]
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 […]
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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 […]
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 MVA […]
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CESI Group at Innotrans 2012
18 to 21 September, Berlin, Germany ​InnoTrans, the leading International Trade Fair for Transport technology has become established as an international industrial showplace focusing on Railway Technology. It will attract nearly 2500 international exhibitors and expects more than 100 000 visitors of about 50 countries. The product groups displayed are major product ranges of the […]
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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 facility that […]
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 Laboratories can test […]
Technical papers
Field measurements and frequency domain modeling of a 400 kV underground cable line
The length of XLPE-insulated underground cable lines in the European HV / EHV network is experiencing a fast growth due to the increasing number of submarine interconnections and suitability to be installed also in urban area with nil visual impact after installation. Use of cable stretches in combination with overhead lines has proven to be […]
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
Climatic Chambers
Particular environmental conditions can significantly affect the behaviour of electrical equipment, generally reducing its capability. Kema Labs has more than 20 climatic chambers of different sizes, from 0.3 m 3  up to 31 m 3 , as well as two thermal chambers of 400 m 3  and 750 m 3  where ice tests on transformers […]
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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 […]
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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Surge Arresters
Lightning strikes are among the most powerful events that power systems and components have to face. Surge arresters protect power system components such as transformers , generators and electronic devices, earthing the current and bringing the overvoltage down to within acceptable limits for the components . KEMA LABS can test all distribution and station class […]
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 […]
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 widest […]