Dielectric Failure Analysis of Distribution Transformer


T. Prabakaran
Sumbul Munshi
Himangshu Roy
Saumitra Pathak
B. A. Sawale


The distribution Transformer acts an important function in the electrical distribution network. Failure of the transformer ends in an outage of power supply to end users. Failure of the distribution transformer usually results in the spare time of some weeks transformer accompanied by commercial misfortunes and the necessity to fix the system at the earliest. The prime reason for the outage of distribution transformers is a short circuit, insulation breakdown, and prolonged overloading. This paper investigates failure analysis of distribution transformers during separate source voltage withstand tests, induced over-voltage withstand tests and short circuit withstand strength tests. In this paper failure cases of three distribution transformers are resolved and the results are analyzed.


How to Cite
Prabakaran, T. ., Munshi, S. ., Roy, H. ., Pathak, S. ., & Sawale, B. A. . (2023). Dielectric Failure Analysis of Distribution Transformer. Power Research - A Journal of CPRI, 19(1), 01–05. https://doi.org/10.33686/pwj.v19i1.1109


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