Copper Sulphide in transformers and reactors?

Recently it has been reported about this new phenomenon, which might be the reason for trouble with hot running, oil filled components like GSU transformers, shunt reactors or HVDC transformers.

Not much knowledge is available at the moment, but investigations are being done by the major suppliers of insulation oil and transformers.

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Erling Hansen / Power Engineer


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Link to article by Mr. Mats Dahlund ABB

Failures due to copper sulphide in transformer insulation