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MINIMUM Insulation Resistance Value

Minimum IR Value for Rotating Machine


Machine Terminal to Terminal Voltage

0.44

IR (Min) for Machine

1.44

Minimum IR Value for Transformer


Frequency

50

Voltage Rating of winding under Test


Rated Capacity of Winding under Test
Select Type of Transformer
Tank Oil Filled T.C
Without Tank Oil filled T.C
Dry or Compound Fill T.C

440
1.6

IR (Min) for Transformer

521.8

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Minimum IR Value for Cable


KVA

Type of Cable
Type of Insulation Material
Diameter of Conductor
Thickness of Jacket Insulation
Thickness of Conductor Insulation

IR Value (Min) for Cable


Minimum IR Value for Domestic Wiring
Hz
Volt
KVA

(1) No of Outlet (All Point,Plugs with Fitting(Lamp etc))

IR(min) value

(2) No of Outlet (All Point,Plugs without Fitting(Lamp etc))

IR(min) value

Excellent
Excellent

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e for Cable
Multicore
Varnished
25

mm

20
10
12

mm
mm
mm

1242.7

Domestic Wiring
40

1.25

25

2.00

64

50 Hz
1

1.5

2
3

30
30
1.5

1
2
3
4
5
6

25 Hz

2
1
20
20

Paper
Varnished
ThermoPlastic-Polyethylene
Composite-Polyethylene
Polyvinyle Chloride (60C)
Polyvinyle Chloride (75C)

2640 1 Core
2460 Multicore
50000
30000
500
2000
2460

64

Insulation Resistance Value measurement


Name of Equipment
Rated Voltage of Equipment
Recommended Megger Size
Reference Temperature (C)

230
100V DC or 250V DC
40

Measured IR
Value (M)

Temperature (C)

1-Jan-10
1-Feb-10
1-Mar-10
1-Apr-10
1-May-10
2-May-10
3-May-10
5-May-10
6-May-10
7-May-10
8-May-10
9-May-10
10-May-10
11-May-10
12-May-10
13-May-10

3
2
4
5
5
2
2
5

42
56
55
30
32
34
34
10

2-Jan-10
1-Jan-10

2
2

24
30

Date

Temperature Correction
Factor
1.15
3.03
2.83
0.50
0.57
0.66
0.66
0.13
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.33
0.50

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230
0V DC or 250V DC
40

Volt

IR Value (M)

12.00
10.00
8.00

0.66
1.00

2-Jan-10
1-Jan-10

12-May-10

10-May-10

8-May-10

1-Jan-10
1-Feb-10
1-Mar-10
1-Apr-10
1-May-10
2-May-10
3-May-10
5-May-10
6-May-10
7-May-10
8-May-10
9-May-10
10-May-10
11-May-10
12-May-10
13-May-10
6-May-10

0.00

3.45
6.06
11.31
2.50
2.87
1.32
1.32
0.63

3-May-10

2.00

1-May-10

4.00

1-Mar-10

3.45
6.06
11.31
2.50
2.87
1.32
1.32
0.63
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.66
1.00

6.00

1-Jan-10

IR Value after Temperature


Adjucment (M)

1-Jan-10

12-May-10

IR Value (M)

10-May-10

8-May-10

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100 100V DC or 250V DC


200 100V DC or 250V DC
300 100V DC or 250V DC

400
500
600
700
800
900
1000
1100
1200
1300
1400
1500
1600
1700
1800
1900
2000
2100
2200
2300
2400
2500
2600
2700
2800
2900
3000
3100
3200
3300
3400
3500
3600
3700
3800
3900
4000
4100
4200
4300
4400
4500
4600

500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC

4700
4800
4900
5000
5100
6000
7000
8000
9000
10000
11000
12000
13000

1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
2500V DC or 5000V DC
2500V DC or 5000V DC
2500V DC or 5000V DC
2500V DC or 5000V DC
2500V DC or 5000V DC
2500V DC or 5000V DC
2500V DC or 5000V DC
2500V DC or 5000V DC
2500V DC or 5000V DC
50000V DC or 10000V DC

POLARIZATION INDEX Value measurement


Name of Equipment
Rated Voltage of Equipment
Recommended Megger
Insulation Class
Reference Temperature (C)

adwa
440
500V DC or 1000V DC

Class A

Class B

40

Date

Measured IR Value
(M) (for 10
Minitue)

Measured IR Value
(M) (for 1 Minitue)

Temperature (C)

1-Jan-10
1-Feb-10
1-Mar-10
1-Apr-10
1-May-10
2-May-10
3-May-10
5-Jun-11

2
4
5
3
2
4
2
3

1
2
1
1
1
1
2
4

42
56
55
30
32
34
34
42

1-Jan-10

23

Class C

Class F

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Temperature
Correction Factor
1.15
3.03
2.83
0.50
0.57
0.66
0.66
1.15
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.31

Polarization Index V

6.00
5.00

adwa
440
DC or 1000V DC

3.00
Class H

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Insulation Condition

1.00
0.75

Questionable
Questionable
Excellent
OK
Questionable
OK
Poor
Poor

0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.67

Poor

0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00

2.00
2.00
5.00
3.00
2.00
4.00
1.00
0.75

0.67

3-May-10

0.00
1-May-10

2.00
2.00
5.00
3.00
2.00
4.00

1.00
1-Mar-10

Polarization Index Number


after Temperature
Adjucment

2.00

1-Jan-10

Class F

4.00

Volt

1-Jan-10
1-Feb-10
1-Mar-10
1-Apr-10
1-May-10
2-May-10
3-May-10
5-Jun-11

1-Jan-10

1-Jan-10

arization Index Value

100
200
300
400
500
600
700
800
900
1000
1100
1200
1300
1400
1500
1600
1700
1800
1900
2000
2100
2200
2300
2400
2500
2600
2700
2800
2900
3000
3100
3200
3300
3400
3500
3600
3700
3800

100V DC or 250V DC
100V DC or 250V DC
100V DC or 250V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
500V DC or 1000V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC

3900
4000
4100
4200
4300
4400
4500
4600
4700
4800
4900
5000
5100
6000
7000
8000
9000
10000
11000
12000
13000

1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
1000V DC or 2500V DC
2500V DC or 5000V DC
2500V DC or 5000V DC
2500V DC or 5000V DC
2500V DC or 5000V DC
2500V DC or 5000V DC
2500V DC or 5000V DC
2500V DC or 5000V DC
2500V DC or 5000V DC
2500V DC or 5000V DC
50000V DC or 10000V DC

Earth Resistivity Value Measurement

Direction-I

Date

1
2
3
4
5
6
7

1-Jan-10

Direction-2

Date

1
2
3
4
5
6
7

Direction-3

Date

1
2
3
4
5
6
7

Direction-4

1
2
3

Electrode
Spacing (S)
(Meter)
1
2
5
10
15
25
50
Electrode
Spacing (S)
(Meter)

Megger Rading in
Ohms

Date

Date

Electrode
Spacing (S)
(Meter)
1
2
5
10
15
25
50
Electrode
Spacing (S)
(Meter)
1
2
5

Earth Resistivity
Ohm-Meter
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Megger Rading in
Ohms

Earth Resistivity
Ohm/Meter
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Megger Rading in
Ohms

1
2
5
10
15
25
50

1
2
3
4
5
6
7

Direction-5

Electrode
Spacing (S)
(Meter)
1
2
5
10
15
25
50

Earth Resistivity
Ohm/Meter
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Megger Rading in
Ohms

Earth Resistivity
Ohm/Meter
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

Megger Rading in
Ohms

Earth Resistivity
Ohm/Meter
0
0
0

4
5
6
7

Direction-6
1
2
3
4
5
6
7

10
15
25
50

Date

Electrode
Spacing (S)
(Meter)
1
2
5
10
15
25
50

0
0
0
0
Megger Rading in
Ohms

Earth Resistivity
Ohm/Meter
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

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Earth Tester/Megger
P1
Remarks
C1

Remarks

Location of Earth Resistivity M


Direction:1
Remarks
Direction: 4

Direction:5

Direction:3

Remarks

Earth Tester/Megger

Remarks

75 Feet

Remarks

The Earth Resistance Value


< 0.5
Power Station
< 1.0
EHT SubStation
< 2.0
66KV SuStation
<5.0
D.P Structure

Earth Tester/Megger (4 Terminals)


P2

Tower Foot Resistance

C2

30 to 50 Cm

ion of Earth Resistivity Measurement


Direction:1

Direction:5

Direction:6

Direction:3

Earth Tester/Megger (3 Terminals)


P
C

Direction:2

<10.0

75 Feet

75 Feet