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Plant Electrical Testing

Date: Thursday, January 23rd, 2003

Location: SRP Information Services Building (ISB), 1600 N Priest Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281

Speaker: Skip Hicks, Industrial Motor Control

Topic: "Plant Electrical Testing"

His talk will include:

* Guidelines set forth in the NFPA 70B (Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance) and NETA
* Maintenance frequencies suggested by both documents
* Advantages and disadvantages of different tests, including: Insulation Power Factor (i.e. Doble), Ductor, TTR, Meggar, Hipot (DC versus AC), Breaker Testing (hi current versus protective device testing), Cable Testing, Transformer Testing, Partial Discharge Testing, and Relay Calibration & Functional Testing
* Open discussion -- bring your questions!

Speaker Bio:
C. A. (Skip) Hicks is the Power Services Manager for Industrial Motor and Control, Inc. He has over 24 years engineering, field service, training and management experience in the Power Industry. He has personally provided training programs to over 8,000 participants on electrical safety, field-testing, predictive/preventive maintenance and codes/standards relating to electrical power distribution systems. He is a regular speaker at several events including the National Safety Conference, and Plant Engineering Shows throughout the country.