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Maximize Equipment Safety with Protec’s Calibration Lab

by Protec Tech Team August 06, 2015

The most common electrical hazard in today’s workplace is from ground fault electrical shock. Electrical accidents are usually caused by unsafe equipment and/or installation, unsafe workplaces caused by environmental factors, and unsafe work practices. 


Now Rent Summit Technology's 15k Voltage Probe Set from Protec

by Protec Tech Team August 05, 2015

Now you can connect directly to 12,500V power systems with the Summit Technology 15k Voltage Probe Set with Hot Sticks, allowing for complete analysis.

Traditionally, professionals who wished to measure 12,500 volt lines needed to locate a PT (potential transformer) and then connect to the low voltage output secondary of the PT.  The Summit Technology 15k Voltage Probe Set with Hot Sticks are capable of connecting directly to 15 kilovolts, therefore, bypassing the PT and avoiding any phase shift and linearity problems introduced by it. The probes also allow for direct connection at any point of interest whether PTs already exist or not.


Protec is Taking the West by Storm

by Protec Tech Team July 30, 2015

Protec Equipment Resources is now open for business in the Reno-Tahoe area.

With a new office located in the Reno-Tahoe area as well as established locations in New Jersey, Illinois, Houston and our National office located in Dallas, now you have even more options. Local inventory for better shipping rates, and great application support from local teams who work hard to get to know your special requirements.


Portable Capacitance Meter - ABB CB-2000 Available from Protec

by Protec Tech Team July 28, 2015

A capacitance meter is a piece of electronic test equipment used to measure capacitance, mainly of discrete capacitors. Depending on the meter, it may also measure a number of other parameters such as leakage, equivalent series resistance and inductance.


When Conducting Electrical Inspections Trust Doble Test Equipment

by Protec Tech Team July 23, 2015

Doble Engineering is one of the most reliable manufacturers of testers available on the market. Doble has been manufacturing equipment for decades that's why they are known for their experience in producing top of the line equipment. Doble Equipment is reliable because it gives accurate readings and can generally withstand tough conditions. 


Doble M4100 Power Analysis is Smart, Automated Test Equipment

by Protec Tech Team July 22, 2015

The Doble M4100 Power Analysis, together with the DTA Expert System Software, represent the new generation of smart, automated test equipment used to determine the condition of high voltage substation apparatus.

The Doble M4100 Power Analysis eliminates interference problems


Confirm the Integrity of Isolated Power Systems with the Bender LT3000

by Protec Tech Team July 16, 2015

The line isolation monitor is a critical component of an isolated power system. The line isolation monitor continuously monitors the isolated power system's impedance from all conductors to ground. Impedance includes both resistive and capacitive readings. This value is then used to calculate the Total Hazard Current (THC), which dictates what current could flow if a patient were to come in contact with a conductor to ground. The THC reading provides advanced warning of issues that are present in the system.


For Multi-Functional Primary Testing Rent the Omicron CPC 100

by Protec Tech Team July 10, 2015

Electrical tests on transformers, current transformers, voltage transformers, grounding systems, lines and cables, and circuit breakers can be performed with the Omicron CPC 100 Multi-functional Primary Test System.

The patented test system replaces several individual testing devices and offers new, innovative testing methods.

The Omicron CPC 100 Multi-functional Primary Test System is the base for multiple accessories. These facilitate further applications, such as tan delta measurements, as well as line and ground impedance measurements.


AEMC 6250 Micro-Ohmmeter Utilizes a Four-Lead Kelvin Method of Testing

by Protec Tech Team July 10, 2015

The AEMC 6250 Micro-Ohmmeter is a rugged, low resistance tester designed for plant maintenance, quality control in manufacturing and field use.

Utilizing a four-lead Kelvin method of testing, the AEMC 6250 is one of the more accurate Micro-Ohmmeters available, with results up to 0.05% high accuracy.


Rent the Vanguard TRM-403 For Any Low Resistance Measurements

by Protec Tech Team July 02, 2015

The Vanguard TRM-403 Transformer Resistance Meter can provide a fast and stable reading of very large transformers by utilizing a 60Vdc power supply.

The Vanguard TRM-403 ‘s test current is selectable from 1A to 40A, can accurately measure resistance from 1 micro-ohm to 500 Ohms, and can be used as a yes

micro-ohm meter to measure EHV circuit breaker contact resistance, or for any low resistance measuring application.


Use Megger Battery Ground-Fault Locator on Any Type of Battery System

by Protec Tech Team July 02, 2015

The Megger Battery Ground-Fault Locator allows tracking and locating of ground faults on live or dead battery systems. Its locating ability is only limited by the accessibility of the battery cable.

The instrument can make measurements in the presence of dc current (up to 20 amperes) and ac ripple (charging current up to 0.5 ampere).


Analyze Common Problems in Transformers with the Doble M5400

by Protec Tech Team July 02, 2015

As transformers age their internal condition degrades, increasing the risk of failure. When a transformer is new it has sufficient electrical and mechanical strength to withstand unusual system conditions. As transformers age, their insulation strength can degrade to the point that they cannot withstand system events such as short-circuit faults or transient over-voltages.


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