New Intertek transformer testing lab in South Africa

substation intertek-FraukeFeind pixabayIntertek's TransoilCHECK© program provides transformer oil and insulating oil analysis and testing on a global basis. (Image source: FraukeFiend/Pixabay)Solutions provider Intertek has opened a state-of-the-art Transformer Oil (TFO) testing laboratory in South Africa

Serving clients in sub-Saharan Africa and also worldwide, the Intertek TFO Laboratory provides testing to local and international methods and standards, as well as trending reports that quickly indicate any changes in the condition of the transformer.

The company said that a complete range of tests is available, from the simple moisture/acid/dielectric strength right up to interfacial tension evaluation.

Customers can select individual tests to suit their needs or make use of cost-effective test packages for the most common combinations of tests.

Robert Chapman, global leader for Oil Condition Monitoring, said, “The extension of the TransoilCHECK™ programme into Africa is an important initiative, which better supports our customers’ demand for critical and timely information. Intertek’s Transformer Oil Monitoring laboratory and staff in South Africa bring years of expertise and an expanded range of industrial support services into a rapidly growing region of the world.

“Our goal is to exceed the customers’ expectations through innovative reporting and fast turnaround times.”

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