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Electric Submersible Cable for pumps

12/20/2008 8:35 AM

Hello, I would like to know if somebody can help me about wich test I need to make to an electric submersible cable for submersible pumps ( PVC and Santoprene insulation cover . (mechanical and electrical tests). And if there available some standards in order to do it. Thank you and merry christmas ! Paul.

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Re: Electric Submersible Cable for pumps

12/21/2008 12:54 AM

The most important electrical test is going to be a megger, or insulation test. Soak the insulated cable in water for an extended period, then test again, to see how much water the insulation absorbs...

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Re: Electric Submersible Cable for pumps

12/22/2008 12:04 AM

Check PVC Insulation for Damages Or PUNCHATURE

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Re: Electric Submersible Cable for pumps

12/23/2008 11:53 AM

Yep. Preferably with the cable shorted to earth and the Megger disconnected.

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