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Plant and Distribution (MV/LV) Cable Life Management

Expert cable testing and evaluation services for the electricity industry

Kinectrics provides comprehensive in-lab and mobile cable testing services to the electricity industry to enhance reliability, safety, and investment efficiency. We offer reliable, specialized services for generation plant and distribution cable condition assessment and comprehensive cable management programs that are tailored to the needs of our customers. Our team is comprised of highly-qualified technical specialists with decades of experience in electrical, mechanical, and chemical technologies related to cable systems.

Kinectrics uses practical knowledge-based analysis and an established historical cable database for the reliable assessment of cable condition. Complementing our unrivalled data resources are numerous sophisticated testing techniques for cable condition assessment, selectively combined to meet client requirements. Kinectrics works with its client to optimize cable asset costs, using a graded approach to the scope and scale of cable testing.

Our services for Medium Voltage (MV)/Low Voltage (LV) cables meet or exceed IEEE, IEC, and other industry standards.

Kinectrics MV / LV Cable services include:

  • Commissioning Testing
  • Maintenance Testing
  • Failure Analysis
  • Insulation Resistance (IR)
  • Overvoltage / Withstand / Hi-Pot
  • Partial Discharge (PD)
  • Dielectric Loss (Tan δ) to support evaluation of thermal and wet aging
  • Time Domain Reflectometry (TDR)
  • Frequency Domain Reflectometry (FDR)
  • Qualification and Type Testing