GENERAL INFO & MAIN BENEFITS
The AWRMS™ 200 is a computer controlled test system developed for measuring Transformer Resistance and for performing Heat Run Tests in highly inductive loads. A single source with a 100 V DC test voltage is used to saturate even the largest transformer within seconds. A heavy-duty protection circuit dissipates the stored magnetic energy rapidly after the test. An automatic Tap Changer speeds up the measurement of all the windings. Optimum accuracy for the resistance measurements is achieved using the four-wire principle of resistance measurement.
The AWRMS™ 200 is capable of measuring the resistance of up to three windings connected in series simultaneously. The DC current of the 25 kW supply is continuously adjustable up to 200 A for testing windings in large transformers, electric motors, generators and reactors.
Up to 40 temperature channels consisting of PT100s or Thermocouples can be supplied.
The AWRMS™ system is primarily used for:
• Transformer and Rotating Machinery Manufacturers.
• Power Utilities.
• Electric Contractors.
• Government and Private Labs, and Service or Maintenance Companies.
The AWRMS™ 200 is capable of the testing both three-phase (Y-Wye, Δ-Delta, or Mixed) and single-phase power subsystems [(VA to MVA); (fractional HP to kHP or W to MW)]:
• Electric Motors, Generators, and Reactors.
• Busbar Contacts & Joints and Bushings.
• Power Cables, Relays, and Circuit Breakers.
The AWRMS™ 200 can be used in either stand alone or in conjunction with the MIL series of AccuLoss™ Loss Measurement Systems. The system is capable of performing both cold and hot resistance measurements on winding resistance.
Built into a steel enclosure on wheels the AWRMS™ 200 can be moved about easily and effortlessly. Two current cables and six potential cables are available for connection to the UUT. Standard cable length is 20 m. Cables up to 30 m and longer are available at time of order. The current and potential cables are supplied with clips (insulated and color coded for each channel) for easy connection to the poles of the transformer (UUT). Additional cables are available as an option.
14 PT100’s and 6 thermocouples come standard with optional expandability for up to 40 for measuring both oil and case temperatures. At the time of order, you can choose your configuration of either oil or case mounted.
All measurements are fully automatic and require no adjustments. The measurements are performed in accordance to the IEEE, IEC and other international standards.
Several safety circuits are built into the AWRMS™ 200 including overvoltage protection on the output of the DC Power Supply.
A source compliance of up to 100 Vdc @ 250 A (continuously variable) is used for measuring the winding resistance. The hot resistance is automatically temperature compensated for copper and aluminum windings (using a standard or customized reference temperature).
4-Wire Measurement Technique allows the use of long measurement leads for measuring the winding resistance without sacrificing accuracy. (See System Specifications).
The system is computer controlled and fully automated for all measurements. There is no manual intervention required when operating in the Auto Mode.
The components used in the AWRMS™ 200 are of the highest quality, and designed and manufactured for a rugged environment.
The AWRMS™ 200 Software provided with the system is written in LabVIEW™. The test results are outputted in a tabular format to an ASCII file for easy importing to an Excel spreadsheets. Upon turning the system software on, a built in self diagnostic routine scans each instrument for functionality.
AWRMS™ 200 Software Features:
Source Power: 25 kW
Test Current: 0 to 250 A
Test Voltage: 0 to 100 Vdc
Resistance Measurement Range
20 μΩ to 50 μΩ
50 μΩ to 200 μΩ
200 μΩ to 2 mΩ
2 mΩ to 400 mΩ
400 mΩ to 50 Ω
25 A to 250 A
100 A to 250 A
2.5 A to 250 A
Imx = 100/Rx
Accuracy: ± 0.1 %
Settletime: < 60 seconds
Winding Measured: Y-Wye, Δ-Delta, or Mixed, Single or Three Phase
Temperature Coefficient: < 5 ppm/°C
Temperature Measurement (RTDs/ PT100s), Thermocouples
Range: -100 °C to 400 °C
Accuracy: ± 1 °C
Operating Temperature: 10 °C to 45 °C
Humidity Range: < 80 % R.H. non-condensing
Mains Supply (see Optional Items)
Voltage: 342/440 or 396 to 528 3-Phase
Current: 67 A
Frequency: 47 to 63 Hz
Industrial Grade with IEEE-488 Card
Monitor 433 mm (17”), Keyboard
Windows 7, 100 G HD, MS Office
Weight and Dimension
Weight: 450 kg (992 lbs)
Rack Size (D × W × H): 1003 × 592 × 1963 mm (39.5 × 23.3 × 77.3 in)
Warranty: 1 Year (Parts & Labour) (Optional 2 and 3 Year Warranty)
Second set of Current and Potential Cables: > 20 m
Additional Temperature Channels: 20
Temperature Probes: RTDs, Thermocouples, and Thermistors
Available in 208/220 Vac 1-Phase 110 Amps