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Development of a Live-line Insulator Inspection Tool System for 154 kV Power Transmission Lines
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 Title & Authors
Development of a Live-line Insulator Inspection Tool System for 154 kV Power Transmission Lines
Lee, Jae-Kyung; Park, Joon-Young; Cho, Byung-Hak; Oh, Ki-Yong;
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 Abstract
The current paper deals with a new live-line insulator inspection tool system that will be used by the Korea Electric Power Corporation for its 154 kV power transmission lines in 2011. Unlike the existing contact type tools, the developed inspection tool automates parts of the insulator inspection process using a sensor and an actuator. The tool sustains its weight independently, not by a lineman. In addition, the inspection tool measures the insulation resistance of an insulator together with its distribution voltage, thus providing more information for analysis and diagnosis. Such characteristics improve the system`s operation efficiency, measurement reliability, and usability. We confirmed its effectiveness through live-line field tests with actual power transmission lines.
 Keywords
Contact type;Inspection;Insulator;Live-line;Tool;
 Language
English
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