HV Circuit Breaker Operating Mechanisms - Pneumatic & Compressor Systems

Learn the basic operating principles of circuit breakers as well as the different types. Review the range of operating mechanisms with a focus on pneumatics and compressors.

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

  • Receive a certificate of attendance in support of your continuing professional commitment
  • All workshops include the associated hardcopy technical manual
  • Printed workshop handouts
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Interact and network with workshop attendees and experienced instructors
  • Practical, industry driven content to assist you in your continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Attendees automatically become IDC subscribers and receive exclusive deals and technical content every month

CONTENT SUMMARY

1. Basic Operating Principles of Circuit Breakers

  • Basic introduction to circuit breakers and their importance in an electrical system
  • Different types of circuit breakers and operating mechanisms
  • Comparison of different types of mechanisms

2. Basic Pneumatics for Circuit Breakers

  • Pneumatics as applied in circuit breaker operating mechanisms

3. Components of Pneumatic Systems

  • A closer look at the elements of a pneumatic system

4. Airblast Circuit Breaker DMF 72.5 – 735 kV

  • Explanation of operation and maintenance of this circuit breaker, with focus on pneumatic operating mechanism

5. Circuit Breaker Reyrolle 132 kV Type OS

  • Explanation of operation and maintenance of this circuit breaker, with focus on pneumatic operating mechanism

6. Circuit Breaker 3AP1 DT

  • Explanation of operation and maintenance of this circuit breaker, with focus on operating mechanism

7. Maintenance Issues

  • Typical maintenance issues confronted in pneumatic operating mechanisms of circuit breakers

8. Compressors in Circuit Breakers

  • A brief look at the use of compressors in circuit breaker operating mechanisms

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