Electrical Trees in a Composite Insulating System Consisted of Epoxy Resin and Mica: The Case of Multiple Mica Sheets For Machine Insulation

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  • V. A. Kioussis Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
  • M. Danikas Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
  • D. D. Christantoni Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
  • G. E. Vardakis Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
  • Α. Bairaktari Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Volume: 4 | Issue: 4 | Pages: 662-668 | August 2014 | https://doi.org/10.48084/etasr.468

Abstract

Epoxy resin and mica sheets consist the essential insulation of rotating machine stator bars. Such an insulation, although very resistant to partial discharges, is subjected to considerable electrical stresses and consequently electrical trees may ensue. In this paper, an effort is  made to simulate electrical tree propagation in multiple epoxy resin/mica sheets with the aid of Cellular Automata (CA). An attempt to compare the simulation results with experimental results is also made.

Keywords:

electrical trees, composite insulation, dielectric strength, breakdown, mica sheets, epoxy resin, machine insulation

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V. A. Kioussis, M. Danikas, D. D. Christantoni, G. E. Vardakis, and Bairaktari Α., “Electrical Trees in a Composite Insulating System Consisted of Epoxy Resin and Mica: The Case of Multiple Mica Sheets For Machine Insulation”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 662–668, Aug. 2014.

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