A Study on Electrical Properties of Insulating Materials for Eco-friendly Distribution Power Cables (I)

친환경 배전급 전력케이블용 절연재료의 전기적 특성에 관한 연구 (I)

  • Received : 2017.01.17
  • Accepted : 2017.02.07
  • Published : 2017.03.01


The cross-linked polyethylene(XLPE) has been most widely used for the power cable insulating layer because of its outstanding properties such as electrical and mechanical properties. However, XLPE is unrecyclable when disposed after replacement and demolishing because it becomes thermosetting through cross-linked process. Recently, because of growing social awareness of recycling and eco-friendly, there is growing need for the development of recyclable insulating materials that can replace XLPE. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to compare the electrical properties of XLPE and recyclable thermoplastic insulating materials. To this end, we compared and analyzed the electrical properties of XLPE and group N2 through AC breakdown test, accelerated water treeing test and accelerated life test(ALT).


Supported by : 한국전력공사


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