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Cable testing

STRI has powerful cable testing facilities to perform various electrical tests on AC and DC transmission cables systems to meet all present needs, including:

  • Tests of AC cables according to IEC 60840, IEC 62067 and IEEE 48
  • Long term heating cycle voltage tests of AC and DC cable systems
  • Electrical type tests for HVDC cables according to Cigré TB 219 or according to Electra 72
  • Prequalification testing of AC and DC cables in a controlled environment.

Combined with STRI’s material and mechanical testing facilities complete type tests on cables and accessories can be performed.

STRI also performs investigation of failures on cables and cable accessories