A Partial Discharge (PD) is an electrical discharge or spark that bridges a small portion of the insulation between two conducting electrodes in medium and high voltage assets. Over time this can degrade the insulation leading to failure if the proper precautions aren’t taken.
NETA Accredited Companies
What is NETA NETA is an association of leading electrical testing companies; visionaries committed to advancing the industry’s standards for power system installation and maintenance to ensure the highest level of reliability and safety. NETA Certified Technicians NETA certified technicians who have earned a level III or IV NETA Certification in electrical power systems testing […]
National Switchgear Overview
National Switchgear is an industry-leader in power distribution equipment, offering a broad line of new, repurposed and remanufactured electrical equipment, from circuit breakers to transformers. We have provided safe, reliable, cost-effective solutions to industrial and utilities customers for more than 30 years.
National Field Services Power Systems Studies
The engineering studies performed by National Field Services apply to a broad range of industries including power generation, primary metals, pulp and paper, petrochemical, cement, electronics, water treatment, and data processing centers. National Field Services offers numerous system studies designed to maximize power quality, improve system performance and reliability, and increase personnel safety. Our team […]
National Field Services Overview
National Field Services provides electrical testing and maintenance services to improve the reliability, safety and efficiency of your equipment and facility. We also offer engineering services, NCCER accredited training, surplus power distribution equipment and more.
Switchgear failures can be prevented with proper maintenance. When switchgear malfunctions the consequences are often catastrophic. Damage to the switchgear itself can be extremely expensive, but that pales in comparison to corollary damage and the potential hazards to people. Thus, implementing effective switchgear testing, inspection, and maintenance programs is essential. Infrared inspection is part of […]