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State of the Art Review On Managing Vegetable Oil Filled Transformers

  title={State of the Art Review On Managing Vegetable Oil Filled Transformers},
  author={D. Mart{\'i}n and Hui Ma and C. Ekanayake and T. K. Saha and N. Lelekakis and K. Williams},
  • D. Martín, Hui Ma, +3 authors K. Williams
  • Published 2013
  • Environmental Science
  • Ten years have passed since the Utilities began using the vegetable oil based dielectric in their power transformers. Some advantages to using vegetable oil are that their environment impact is reduced if a spillage occurs, the higher flash and fire points assist with overall safety which can result in lower substation upgrade costs, and interactions between the fluid and cellulose have been identified to extend insulation life. They are >95% biobased, providing a very high degree of… CONTINUE READING

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