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The Theory behind Dielectric Breakdown in Liquids

December 25th, 2018 | Make a comment | Posted in Power quality
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Power transformers may have several types of insulation media. Some can be insulated with gases like air or SF6, others with solids like insulation paper, and some can be insulated with oil.

In this article, we will approach the theory behind the dielectric breakdown in liquids that allows us to understand the reason behind electrical discharges inside oil transformers. Let’s begin.
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