The evaluation and handling procedures for natural ester transformer insulating fluids are covered. The transformer operator is assisted by the purpose of the guide, which is to evaluate the serviceability of new, unused fluids being received by the equipment manufacturer or service company and fluid in new equipment. The operator is also assisted by the guide in maintaining the fluids in serviceable condition.
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IEEE Guide for Acceptance and Maintenance of Natural Ester Insulating Liquid in Transformers
Assistance to equipment manufacturers and service companies to evaluate the suitability of unused natural ester insulating liquids being received from suppliers is provided in this guide. Information for transformer operators in evaluating and maintaining natural ester insulating liquids in serviceable condition is also provided.