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Analysis of Deterioration Characteristics for Connection Factor used in Grounding System

접지시스템에 사용되는 접속요소의 열화특성 분석

  • Received : 2014.12.30
  • Accepted : 2015.03.12
  • Published : 2015.04.30

Abstract

This paper describes the analysis of deterioration characteristics for connection factor used in grounding system. The connection method of grounding system is specified in IEC standard. In order to analyze the deterioration characteristics for connection factor, deterioration test was carried out when the connection factor was buried in salt water and underground. The test connection factors were C-type sleeve, clamp, and exothermic welding. As a consequence, most of the connection factor was corroded, and the electrical resistance decreased after deterioration. The analytical results can be used to establish the safety of grounding system.

Keywords

deterioration characteristics;connection factor;grounding system;electrical resistance

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