A Short Review on Polymer Nanocomposites for Enameled Wires: Possibilities and Perspectives

M. Danikas, S. Morsalin


Polymer nanocomposites constitute a new generation of insulating materials, capable of offering better electrical, thermal and mechanical properties. Past research indicated that such materials may replace conventional polymers for a variety of industrial high voltage applications. In the present paper, polymer nanocomposites are investigated regarding the insulation of enameled wires. Possible nanocomposite candidates are discussed.


enameled wires; nanocomposites; nanoparticles; partial discharges; charges; voltage rise time; insulation deterioration

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