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Maintenance of Live Tank Circuit-breakers

Range FX with Hydraulic Mechanisms

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FX maintenance seminar
Djakarta – Indonesia
November 2006

Michel VERDIER
AREVA T&D Service
High Voltage Switchgear Unit
Vileurbanne (France)

VM-FX - 06/2006/ FX Maintenance / M.VERDIER

SUMMARY:

 AREVA T&D High Voltage Switchgear Units in Villeurbanne (France)
 Live Tank Circuit-breakers FX Range
 3 generations of FX circuit-breakers in Indonesia
 FX circuit-breaker survey at 500kV &150kV CIRATA S/S
 AREVA T&D Maintenance Policy for FX range
 Service life extension by FX circuit-breaker upgrading
 Last technical improvement implementation
 Predictive Maintenance Tools
 FX Spare parts Policy
 AREVA T&D Service Forces & Experience
 SF6 gas

VM-FX - 06/2006/ FX Maintenance / M.VERDIER

AREVA T&D High Voltage Switchgear Units in Villeurbanne (France) 4 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 4 .

VERDIER . AREVA T&D –VILLEURBANNE (France) More than 90 years of know-how to the service of our customers VM-FX .06/2006/ FX Maintenance / M.

AREVA T&D Service High Voltage Switchgear Unit Villeurbanne (France) Is The High Voltage Live-tank Circuit- Breaker Service Competence Centre 6 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 156 .

AREVA T&D PRODUCT LINE UNIT –VILLEURBANNE (France) Generator Circuit Breakers High Voltage Switchgear High Voltage Surge Circuit Arresters Breakers 7 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 7 .

AREVA T&D SERVICE UNIT –VILLEURBANNE (France) 8 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 8 .

EIB. AEG T&D. SPRECHER Energie. ALSTOM.VERDIER 9 . (Origin AREVA T&D. AREVA T&D SERVICE UNIT –VILLEURBANNE (France)  The High Voltage Circuit Breakers from 63 to 800 kV. etc…)  Minimum Oil Content  Air Blast  SF6 9 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M. DELLE.

10 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M. three columns. etc..VERDIER 10 . (Today manufactured by AREVA/CEME or former ALSTOM and SOULE)  Two columns.. knee type. pantographs. AREVA T&D SERVICE UNIT –VILLEURBANNE (France)  The disconnecting switches from 63 to 550 kV.

AREVA T&D SERVICE UNIT –VILLEURBANNE (France)  Generator Circuit Breakers (SF6 and Air Blast types) 11 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 11 .

VERDIER 12 . Live Tank Circuit-breakers FX Range 12 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

Live Tank Circuit-breakers FX Range From 52kV to 800 kV FX12 225kV .VERDIER 13 .500kV Indonesia FX32D.China FX22D.800kV Venezuela 13 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.500kV USA FX42D.

FX Live Tank Circuit-breakers In Indonesia Voltage Level FX Circuit-breaker Type Mechanism Quantity Year of Delivery Type 70kV FX72-11 CI 3 1983 150 KV FX170-12 CI 28 1981 FX12 CI 21 < 1987 FX12 CI 130 > 1987 FX12 CIN 2 1996 500kV FX22/FX22D CI 23 1992 FX22/FX22D CIN 24 1994 FX32/FX32D CI 9 1987 FX32 CIN 4 1994 14 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 14 .

VERDIER 15 . 3 generations of FX circuit-breakers in Indonesia 15 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

1st generation of FX circuit-breakers FX circuit-breaker range manufactured before 1987 Chamber Coupling system 16 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 16 .

VERDIER 17 . 1st generation of FX circuit-breakers FX circuit-breaker range manufactured before 1987 Moving contact design 17 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

VERDIER 18 . 1st generation of FX circuit-breakers FX circuit-breaker range manufactured before 1987 Power ram CI hydraulic cubicle 18 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

VERDIER 19 . 1st generation of FX circuit-breakers FX circuit-breaker range manufactured before 1987 Hydraulic Signalling Ram: 19 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

temperature. 1st generation of FX circuit-breakers FX circuit-breaker range manufactured before 1987 SF6 density switch Design: Temperature – compensated density switch (Bourdon Tube + Bi-lame device) Limit switches giving signals when the SF6 . 20 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.determined values as relative pressures at + 20 °C gas .gas density drops below certain pre .VERDIER 20 .

2nd generation of FX circuit-breakers FX circuit-breaker range manufactured between 1987 and 1993 New chamber coupling system New chamber design 21 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 21 .

2nd generation of FX circuit-breakers FX circuit-breaker range manufactured between 1987 and 1993 Same CI hydraulic cubicle Same Pilot block 22 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 22 .

VERDIER 23 . 2nd generation of FX circuit-breakers FX circuit-breaker range manufactured between 1987 and 1993 23 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

3rd generation of FX circuit-breakers FX circuit-breaker range manufactured from 1993 24 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 24 .

VERDIER 25 . 3rd generation of FX circuit-breakers FX circuit-breaker range manufactured from 1993 New CIN hydraulic mechanism design 25 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

2nd generation of FX circuit-breakers FX circuit-breaker range manufactured from 1993 New Pilot block Design 26 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 26 .

VERDIER 27 . 3rd generation of FX circuit-breakers FX circuit-breaker range manufactured from 1993 27 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

FX circuit-breaker survey at 500kV&150kV CIRATA S/S 28 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 28 .

Survey in CIRATA S/S .VERDIER 29 .Visual observation only & Discussion with UPT PURWAKARTA operation& maintenance management :  Satisfactory external state of hydraulic circuits of most of the oldest equipment in spite of strong ambient conditions 29 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

Survey in CIRATA S/S  Small oil leaks can be observed on some hydraulic unions (to be eliminated during next maintenance)  Degradation/ accelerated ageing of oil indicator and oil leakage (solution to be provided by AREVA T&D) 30 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 30 .

Survey in CIRATA S/S  Gas leakage detected by PLN maintenance at the bottom of the supporting column of 3 FX12 poles in 2005 after 15 years of service (spare poles installed by PLN staff) .VERDIER 31 .  Gas leakage detected by PLN maintenance staff at the bottom of the supporting column of phase R pole of 1 FX22 in 2003 after 8 years of service (pole repaired by PLN staff). on accumulators of one FX22D circuit-breaker into operation since 1993 (changed by spare components) 31 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.  Acceleration of the SF6 gas pressure decreasing on phase T of one FX32D since 2004 after 18 years of service (gas refilling every 2 weeks)  Loss of nitrogen gas recently detected. during PLN control operation.

AREVA T&D Maintenance policy for FX Range 32 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 32 .

Very large population of FX circuit-breakers into operation since 1980 . AREVA T&D Maintenance policy for FX Range Based on: .Statistics of Reliability Analysis from 1981 to 2006 33 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.Return of experience of more than 6700 FX circuit-breakers operated by hydraulic mechanism -Digital Database of minor & major failures since 1990 .VERDIER 33 .

 Rate of failure: Ratio in % of the number of failures per number of circuit-breakers (or poles) X years of service.VERDIER 34 . involving nothing but casual unavailability which can generally be delayed and associated with maintenance operations.  Minor failure of a circuit breaker Failure of a circuit breaker other than any major failure. 34 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M. or failure needing intervention within 30 minutes. FX Reliability Analysis DEFINITIONS OF TERMS USED IN THE STATISTICS:  Major failure of a circuit breaker: Complete failure of a circuit breaker which causes the lack of one more of its basic functions.

450% (No. 007% (No. of circuit breaker X years) Rate of major failures of poles 0.002% (No.VERDIER 35 . of circuit breakers X years) Rate of minor failures of circuit breaker 1. of minor failures /No. of major failures /No. FX Reliability Analysis EXPERIENCE IN SERVICE: Number of FX circuit breakers in service from 1981 till the end of 2005 6721 Number of poles of FX circuit breakers in service from 1981 till the end of 2005 20163 Number of circuit breakers X years of service 115781 Number of poles X years of service 347343 Number of major failures 8 Number of minor failures 1511 Rate of major failures of circuit breaker 0. of minor failures /No. of major failures /No.305% (No. of poles X years) Rate of minor failures of poles 0. of poles X years) 35 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

the average time between two major failures is 143 years. 36 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 36 . 1(one) FX circuit-breaker breaker out of 14 286 apparatus in service gives way for 1(one) major failure OR For 100 breakers in service. FX Reliability Analysis CONCLUSION:  The statistical sample size is quite large  The results obtained prove that the FX circuit-breaker has a good reliability in service.305% In 1 (one) year.007%  Rate of minor failures: 1.  Rate of major failures: 0.

VERDIER 37 . AREVA T&D Maintenance policy for FX Range YEARLY VISIT ONCE OR TWICE A YEAR (Visual inspection & Operation cycles) EVERY 5 YEARS OF SERVICE INSPECTION (Diagnosis & Validation of Performances) EVERY 10/12 YEARS OF SERVICE MID-LIFE (according to operation mode/ environment) OVERHAUL According to wearing limits only : REFURBISHING  Mechanical wearing = Between 3000 or 4000 CO cycles  Electrical wear = following  NI² CB LIFE EXTENSION AFTER 20 YEARS OF SERVICE 37 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

Inspection 38 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 38 .

Inspection Main Inspection Tasks:  General oil tightness checking  Change of oil filter  Control of SF6 gas pressure  Test of good calibration of SF6 gas density switch thresholds  Control of locking and safety devices  Contact resistance measurement  Oil consumption checking  Control of pre-inflation pressure of nitrogen accumulators  Timing measurement 39 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 39 .

Control of SF6 gas acidity (S02) AREVA T&D criteria = < 40ppmv Customer Benefits of Inspection completion:  Validation of the good behavior and performances of the equipment  Anticipation of potential failures  Useful data in case of condition-based maintenance policy (help to decision)  Reinforcement of the reliability of HV transmission system 40 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 40 .Test of SF6 gas moisture: AREVA T&D criteria = Dew point <0°C (20°C ambient temperature) . Inspection Additional predictive operation: .Checking of air % contained in the SF6 gas : AREVA T&D criteria = < 3% .

Mid –life Overhaul 41 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 41 .

Mid-Life Overhaul Recommended for FX circuit-breakers operating shunt reactors & capacitor banks or into service under strong ambient conditions: Main Mid –life overhaul tasks:  Change of all oil tightness seals  Completion of accumulators high pressure test (according to local rules)  Renovation or change of safety hydraulic components  Overhaul of hydraulic piping  Change of hydraulic oil  Change of all HP flexibles pipes (for CIN design only) 42 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 42 .

Mid-Life Overhaul If the circuit-breaker has reached mechanical or electrical wearing only Customer Benefits of Mid-life Overhaul completion:  Optimization of operating conditions and performances of the equipment  Prevention of potential mechanism failures  Reinforcement of the reliability and stability of customer HV transmission system 43 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 43 .

Refurbishing 44 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 44 .

VERDIER 45 .15 kA current 3000 times 45 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M. Refurbishing Electric Wearing:  NI2 = 32 000 kA2 ( Cbs manufactured from 1990 ) = Interrupt a 40 kA current 20 times or Interrupt a 3.

Refurbishing If the circuit-breaker has reached mechanical or electrical wearing only Main Refurbishing tasks: Inspection of main contacts 46 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 46 .

Refurbishing If the circuit-breaker has reached mechanical or electrical wearing only Main Refurbishing tasks: Inspection of permanent contact parts Change of arcing parts according to wear conditions 47 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 47 .

VERDIER 48 . Refurbishing If the circuit-breaker has reached mechanical or electrical wearing only Main Refurbishing tasks: Checking of blast cylinder Change of sliding contacts 48 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

Service Life Extension by FX circuit-breaker upgrading 49 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 49 .

VERDIER 50 . FX circuit-breaker Life Extension FX circuit-breaker Life Extension : WHY?  Limited wearing of most FX circuit-breakers into service for more than 20 years 15 to 20 years of additional reliable service expected after circuit-breaker renovation  Upgrading of the circuit-breaker by implementing the last technical improvements brought by AREVA T&D Ability of AREVA T&D to still provide Main spare parts of FX circuit-breakers Simplified maintenance program due to reliability reinforcement 50 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

FX circuit-breaker Life Extension Main Life Extension tasks: In local & customer workshop  Previous renovation of FX poles and hydraulic components in local & customer workshop  Change of parts according to real wear only  Upgrade of the equipment by implementing the last technical improvements brought by AREVA T&D  Protective treatment applied on each tightness area  Replacement of each nitrogen accumulator  Vacuum treatment of the pole sub-assemblies  Refilling with new SF6 at safety pressure for transportation 51 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 51 .

FX circuit-breaker Life Extension Main Life Extension tasks: On customer site: Installation on site of renovated parts with shorter working time  Upgrading of hydraulic piping  Change of the hydraulic oil  Testing of LV components  Validation of circuit-breaker performances before energizing 52 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 52 .

Sets of metric tools .1 mechanic .1 Electro-mechanic .Micro-ohmmeter .Benches with vices .VERDIER 53 .Workshop 100m² mini Special Boxes Means to be provided : .SF6 gaz bottles . FX circuit-breaker Life Extension Scheme for Life extension Completion: Local Customer Workshop Site Means to be provided : .1 Crane .Sets of metric tools .1 Helper 53 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.1 SF6 control box .1 set of bleeding tools .Gas Recovery Plant .2 Helpers .Travelling crane .1 digital tester .1 Foreman .FX spare poles Local Staff required : Local Staff required : .1 lifting truck .1 timing test unit .1 Foreman .Set of renovation tools .2 Mechanics .

VERDIER 54 . new LV wiring )  Lower service and maintenance costs  Time Savings:  Service interruption minimized by using spare sub-assemblies previously renovated in customer workshop Latest version of all components and full guarantee for spare parts supply 54 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M. FX circuit-breaker Life Extension Main Customer Benefits:  Risk Savings:  Reinforcement of transmission system reliability by upgrading the equipment  Use of OEM parts only ( materials tested and selected according to manufacturer high quality standards)  Cost Savings:  Minimal investments in the infrastructure of the installation  Less investment compared to a new circuit-breaker installation  No additional costs for modifying the circuit-breaker environment (new civil work. HV busbar modification.

Last Technical Improvement Implementation 55 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 55 .

FX Main Technical Improvements Special preventive treatment of gas tightness areas for FX circuit-breakers manufactured < 1990: Contact flange after disassembling Rust preventive treatment 56 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 56 .

FX Main Technical Improvements Special preventive treatment of gas tightness areas for FX circuit-breakers manufactured < 1990: Porcelain after disassembling Porcelain after rust preventive treatment 57 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 57 .

VERDIER 58 . FX Main Technical Improvements Special preventive treatment of gas tightness areas for FX circuit-breakers manufactured < 1990: New stainless steel screws Protective coat on porcelain cement 58 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

FX Main Technical Improvements Addition protective membrane for safety disc for FX circuit-breakers manufactured < 2000: 59 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 59 .

VERDIER 60 . FX Main Technical Improvements Reinforcement of external protection of hydraulic components for FX circuit-breakers manufactured < 1993: Rust preventive treatment to be implemented on the hydraulic circuits 60 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

FX Main Technical Improvements Reinforcement of external protection of hydraulic components for FX circuit-breakers manufactured < 1993: Protective treatment performed on power ram 61 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 61 .

VERDIER 62 . FX Main Technical Improvements Reinforcement of external protection of hydraulic components for FX circuit-breakers manufactured < 1993: Protective treatment performed on power ram 62 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

FX Main Technical Improvements

Reinforcement of external protection of hydraulic components
for FX circuit-breakers manufactured < 1993:

New nitrogen accumulator
with special plating (metallization)

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FX Main Technical Improvements

Modification of the OP 4,5 pilot block:
(CIN hydraulic mechanism manufactured < 2000 only)

New piston VLD00238101

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FX Main Technical Improvements

Implementation of quick SF6 gas filling device
(For FX circuit-breakers manufactured < 1993 only):

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VERDIER 66 . FX Main Technical Improvements New SF6 gas density switch: End of AREVA T&D density switch manufacturing from 2006 Old type New type 66 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

VERDIER 67 . Predictive Maintenance Tools 67 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

VERDIER 68 . Predictive Maintenance Tools Implementation of CB Watch 2 monitoring device Available for 3rd generation only 68 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

VERDIER 69 . Predictive Maintenance Tools CB Watch 2 monitoring device: 1 operating mechanism 3 operating mechanisms sensors Pole A Pole B Pole C sensor sensor s sensor s s C & C = & & C = & INTERFACE INTERFACE 69 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

Predictive Maintenance Tools CB Watch 2 monitoring device: Basic option Extended option SF6 Density/ Liquefaction Leakage rate / Trend Operations Position/Synchronism/ Complete travel/ (general) Reaction time/operating Contacts separation speed/ time/ Damping average speed/Number of Auxiliary contacts switching time operations Mechanism Rewinding motor: (spring) .Operating time Mechanism -Pressure setpoints -Continuous oil pressure (hydraulic) Number of starts per day: -> leakage rate Reinflating time: -> Pump condition -> loss of nitrogen Primary contacts I2t/ Switched current/ Arcing time Auxiliary and control Coil continuity circuits Heaters AC and DC power supply 70 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 70 .

Predictive Maintenance Tools CB Watch 2 monitoring device: Aux. Switches Motor limit switch pressure contacts Temperature platinum probe Pressure 4- 20mA transducer Coil command sensors & Travel 4-20mA Auxiliary CT transducer 71 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 71 .

Maintenance Dep. Predictive Maintenance Tools CB Watch 2 monitoring device: Dispatching Centre Operation Dep.VERDIER 72 . Overload assessment Condition assessment Planning of maintenance Firewall Local Area Network Intranet Internet Power Station A Substation A Substation B WEB Server WEB Server Web Server 72 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

Predictive Maintenance Tools CB Watch 2 monitoring device: 73 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 73 .

FX Spare parts Policy 74 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 74 .

FX Spare parts Policy At the end of 2006. transfer of hydraulic parts from an industrial production mode to a spare parts manufacturing mode 75 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 75 .

Complete FX pole .Coil assembly .Auxiliary switch device .Set of hydraulic and SF6 pipes .Grading capacitor .Complete hydraulic ram .VERDIER 76 .Bleeding valve block .Low voltage components . FX Spare parts Policy SAFETY STOCK OF SPARE PARTS = REDUCED UNAVAILABILITY OF HV CB Light maintenance & Minor failures Heavy maintenance & Major failures .Nitrogen accumulator 76 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.Oil filter .Hydraulic safety valve .Complete hydraulic moto-pump .Hydraulic pressure switch .SF6 monitoring device .Complete hydraulic command .

VERDIER 77 . FX Spare parts Policy Complete pre-engineered parts kits required for each FX sub –assembly: Working facilities for maintenance team 77 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

FX Spare parts Policy Complete pre-engineered parts kits required for each FX sub –assembly: 78 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 78 .

VERDIER 79 . FX Spare parts Policy Use of OEM sets of spare parts: 79 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

FX Spare parts Policy Limits of FX spare part supply:  Spare parts for FX pole: supply capacity > 15 years for the 3 generations of FX circuit-breakers  Spare parts for FX hydraulic mechanism: supply capacity > 15 years for the 3 generations of FX circuit-breakers  LV components supply : according to the obsolescence of the components.VERDIER 80 . 80 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M. Replacement solutions could be provided by AREVA T&D.

VERDIER 81 . FX Spare parts Policy Digital Catalogue of OEM Spare parts: AREVA AREVA 81 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

VERDIER 82 . FX Spare parts Policy Web Catalogue of OEM spare parts: 82 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

AREVA T&D Service Forces & Experience 83 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 83 .

AREVA T&D Service Forces & Experience  Local customer support provided by AREVA T&D Indonesia  Certification of AREVA T&D Indonesia service engineers in progress  AREVA T&D services carried out under Quality policy certified ISO 9001 Version 2000 standard since 2003 and ISO 14001 standard since 2006  Team of 25 service engineers with a large experience focused on HV circuit-breakers  Engineering Support available in AREVA T&D Service unit in Villeurbanne (France)  Training centre and Research centre for HV switchgear in Villeurbanne (France) 84 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 84 .

VERDIER 1485 . AREVA T&D Service Forces & Experience Our Experience:  Erection supervision / tests before commissioning for a lot of FX circuit-breakers into service in the world  Repairing interventions / emergency services 85 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.

AREVA T&D Service Forces & Experience
Our Experience:
Technical support & Training dedicated to preventive maintenance
operations & overhaul program for several customers in the world

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AREVA T&D Service Forces & Experience
Our Experience:
 Assistance for Live Extension Campaign of several FX circuit-
breakers for different Generation and Transmission Companies

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AREVA T&D Service Forces & Experience
Our Experience:
 Service agreements for the Maintenance of FX circuit-breakers of our
customers: RTE (France), BPA (USA), AEP(USA), EDELCA (Venezuela),
TNB (Malaysia), SHVEC (China), etc…

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SF6 gas 89 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 89 .

VERDIER 90 .SF6 gas handling procedure to avoid any deliberate release into the atmosphere during installation. new design of gaskets.Specific training of designated personnel 90 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M. best factory testing procedures  lower leakage rates on the circuit- breakers  By the users: .Implementation of tightness improvements brought by the manufacturers .Take appropriate corrective measures to locate and eliminate leaks . on site testing and maintenance & repair activities . SF6 gas SF6 has no impact on the stratospheric ozone layer but it is a potent and persistent greenhouse gas Global Warming Potential = 22500 -22200 times CO2 Atmospheric Life Time = 650 – 3200 years Suitable measures to be applied:  By the electric equipment manufacturer: -Improve the quality of encapsulation.

SF6 gas Recovery of SF6 gas: CIRRUS Recovery device DILO Recovery device 91 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.VERDIER 91 .

 SF6 .gas and SF6 .gas with decomposition products. 92 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M. SF6 gas Recycling – Circuit for SF6 gas:  For the filling and emptying of F6 switchgears it is necessary to use maintenance equipment working in a closed system.  SF6 cylinders must be handled separately from new SF6 .gas is stored as a liquefied gas or in electric equipment as a pressurised gas.VERDIER 92 .

SF6 gas SF6 gas quality Analysis: In order to verify the quality of SF6 .gas compartment SF6 .gas  decomposition products.Gas measurement instruments (made by DILO ) 93 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M. determination of acidity content in the SF6 .gas the following measurements should be executed:  dew point / moisture  percentage / content of SF6 .VERDIER 93 .

VERDIER 94 .gas  IEC 480 Rules for testing of sulphur hexafluoride ( SF6 ) taken from electrical operating media  IEC 1634 Use and handling of sulphur hexafluoride ( SF6 ) in high . SF6 gas General Information's : International Standard Specifications  IEC 376 Specifications for sulphur hexafluoride ( SF6 ) requirements and acceptance of new SF6 .voltage switchgear and contolgear 94 VM-FX Maintenance seminar Indonesia 2006 / M.