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Document ID (ISN)53928
CIS number 90-970
ISSN - Serial title 0013-5518 - Elektro-Anzeiger
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Alber F., Altmann G., Pfeiffer R.
Title Fire behaviour of fluid-containing transformers
Original title Brandverhalten flüssigkeitsgefüllter Verteilungstransformatoren [in German]
Bibliographic information Oct. 1988, Vol.41, No.10, p.51-54. Illus.
Abstract Exposure of transformers to a simulated fire in its environment revealed that fire resistance lasts only as long as no insulating fluid leaks out. This usually takes only a few minutes. The insulating fluids used such as mineral oil, silicon or ester, ignited on the hot surface of the transformer and escalated the fire.
Descriptors (primary) fire behaviour; esters and salts; transformers; silicon; electric power distribution; mineral oils
Descriptors (secondary) substations; fire research; fire resistance testing
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Fires
Silicon compounds
Esters and salts
Inorganic substances