Circuit Breaker Maintenance - SF6 (CBMSF6)

Circuit Breaker Maintenance - SF6

COURSE OVERVIEW

This hands-on course is intended for new or experienced electricians and technicians that install, maintain, repair or troubleshoot SF6 circuit breakers rated at 1.2 kV and higher and covers all elements of routine SF6 circuit breaker maintenance plus, inspections. A balance of lecture and hands-on activities are utilized to emphasize operating characteristics and maintenance and testing requirements. Instruction includes the hazards involved in working with SF6 gas as well as the important differences between SF6 circuit breakers compared to conventional insulating mediums.
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NUMBER
332
DURATION
4-Day
SCHEDULE
8 am-4:30 pm
INVOLVEMENT
Hands-on
 
CREDITS
3.2 CEUs
TUITION
$1,730

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This hands-on course is intended for new or experienced electricians and technicians that install, maintain, repair or troubleshoot SF6 circuit breakers rated at 1.2 kV and higher.
 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Describe the safety hazards involved in working with SF6 gas.
  • Explain the procedure for adding gas to an SF6 circuit breaker.
  • Summarize the electrical and mechanical operating principles of an SF6 puffer circuit breaker.
  • Perform circuit breaker inspection, per manufacturer’s technical manual.
  • Perform and evaluate electrical and mechanical tests that are required by the manufacturer.
  • Interpret an electrical schematic for an SF6 puffer circuit breaker.

REQUIREMENTS

The student should have some field experience and basic knowledge of AC/DC electricity.

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