Last updated: 01:43pm, 24th Mar 2020
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Acoustic Inspection can accurately pinpoint the location of electrical discharge and defects, up to 18 months in advance of them becoming visually evident.
Identification of defects allowing asset owners to manage condition based risk.
SAIDI reductions resulting in operational savings and improved public safety - including a reduction of potential bush fire risk.
Acoustic Inspection provides state-of-the-art defect detection across electrical network assets.
Developed by EIS Global in Korea, Ultrasonic Inspection technology has been successfully used by KEPCO in Korea, with the collection of 14 million data points over eight years.
With close to 95% of the national network surveyed annually, pre-emptive rectification of the defects found has improved KEPCO’s SAIDI by 42%.
Our Acoustic Inspection technology runs at 10 x the speed of traditional methods, checking up to: