Related Post

What is called “Barrier joint” of cable ?Interview Question of Underground Cable What are varnished cambric insulated cables ?What do you mean by XLPE cable and what are its advantages over conventional cables ?What do you mean by MIND cable and where is it used ?What do you mean by the term “Sheath losses” ?What is the procedure of reducing the sheath losses in sheaths of the three single core cables in a 3-phase system ?What do you mean by the term “Dielectric losses” ?What do you mean by thermal resistance of a single core cable ?What are the load conditions of an underground cable ?what special cares are to be taken for storage of cable drum ?What are the methods of cable laying ?What is soil thermal resistivity ?What is proximity effect ?What are the procedures to be adopted for determining the types of cable faults ?What precaution should be taken while taken a cable through trenches in the following locations (a) Road crossing, (b) Railway crossing & (c) Crossing of water mains ?What is called “Heat shrinkable joint” of cable?What can be the causes of damage to PVC cables and paper insulated cables?

Index

SymbolsTransformerRelayPower-SystemBasic-electricalACSR-ConductorCircuit-BreakerInterview-questions-of-Basic-ElectricityInterview-questions-of-transformerInsulatorCurrent-TransformerMCQMCQ-powersystemThermal-power-stationInterview-questions-of-Power-SystemPower-ElectronicsInterview-questions-of-Underground-CableInterview-questions-of-IlluminationIlluminationMCQ-of-ElectronicsMCQ-of-Basic-ElectricalMCQ-of-Transformers MCQ-of-D.C-motor MCQ-of-D.C-generatorsMCQ-Control-SystemMCQ-Measurementsmcq-of-Generation-power-systemMCQ-of-Induction-MotorMCQ-of-Transmission-DistributionMCQ-of-Electrical-MachinesMCQ-of-Alternator-and-Synchronous-MotorsMCQ-Electric-Power

What do you mean by MIND cable and where is it used ?


≪ Previous Next ≫

MIND cable means Mass Impregnated Non-Draining type cable. In paper insulated cable the impregnating oil compound has a tendency to drain or migrate when laid on step slopes. Such migration of impregnating compound makes the paper insulation dry at the upper portion which creates voids and initiates ionization. Moreover accumulated compound at the lower portion creates pressure on the metal sheath and may cause its damage. To overcome this difficulty, the paper insulated cables are impregnated with a non-draining resin base compound containing petroleum jelly or microcrystalline waxes. These MIND cables are available for all voltages up to and including 33 kV. These cables are suitable for vertical run particularly on hills or in mines.


≪ Previous Next ≫


Related topics :


Recent Post

Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) of Transmission and Distribution page-3:
21. ACSR conductor implies
A) Anodized Core Smooth Run
B) Anode current sinusoidally run
C) Aluminium conductor steel reinforced
D) All conductors surface treated and realigned.

Read more...

Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) of Transmission and Distribution page-2:
11. In overhead transmission lines the effect of capacitance can be neglected when the length of line is less than
A) 80 km
B) 100 km
C) 160 km
D) 200 km.

Read more...

Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) of Transmission and Distribution page-1:
1. Which of the following is not the transmission voltage in India ?
A) 400 kV
B) 264 kV
C) 132 kV
D) 66 kV.

Read more...