Partial Discharge Monitoring

45 minutes


This webinar focuses on:

  • What is a Partial Discharge (PD)?
  • How a Partial Discharge can be measured.
  • What is the difference between a portable device for PD monitoring and PD measurement?
  • What features are necessary for portable PD monitoring?

Ashish Kulshrestha - Manager - Technical Application Specialist Group at Qualitrol – received his BS in Engineering from S.G.S. Institute (India) with major in Electronics & Instrumentation. He has over 19 years of experience in Power Management, Automation and Substation System Integration. Ashish is a senior member of IEEE, member of ANSI, and a US nominated expert on IEC TC57, WG10 (IEC61850) since 2001. He is also active volunteer with various US non‐profits.  
Carlos Deligi is an Industry expert in GIS and HV Breakers, member of the TAS team in Qualitrol he is the technical resource for the sales and product marketing teams offering support on GIS and HV Breaker monitoring solutions. With 11 years of experience from ABB in the managing and leading High Voltage Gas insulated Switchgears service projects worldwide, Carlos Deligi is certified to manage projects of installation, maintenance, commissioning and troubleshooting of different layouts/types/ages of HV GIS and Live and Dead tank Breakers.

What is a Portable PDM System?

The Qualitrol Portable-PDM is a self sufficient and portable system for rapid monitoring and analysis of partial discharge in gas insulated switchgears (GIS) and power transformers.

Qualitrol Company LLC :

Established in 1945, Qualitrol is an independent subsidiary of Danaher with corporate headquarters located in Fairport, NY, USA. Our business units offer powerful solutions in the areas of:

Asset Protection
Qualitrol is the leading global supplier of protection instruments used on transformers. Our products are used on transformers globally, examples of which are oil and winding thermometers, pressure relief and pressure monitors, fiber optic direct winding temperature measurement, electronic transformer monitors and liquid level gauges.

Transmission and Distribution
We are the leading global supplier of digital fault recorders and traveling wave fault location equipment. These products are used in high voltage power transmission lines. Qualitrol also offers a best-in-class power quality monitor used in the lower voltage distribution power network.  

Condition Monitoring (for T&D) - Partial Discharge
Our Glasgow, UK team is the leading global supplier of partial discharge condition based monitoring systems for Gas Insulated Switchgear, GIS.

Condition Monitoring (for Generation) - Rotating Machines
The newest additions to the Qualitrol portfolio of products are those for rotating machines, generators and large motors. We are the largest global supplier of partial discharge monitoring on power generators in hydro, nuclear and fossil fuel power generation plants. Innovative test products for both the rotor and stator round out the product offering.

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