The effect of acid accumulation in power-transformer oil on the aging rate of paper insulation

Nick Lelekakis, Jaury Wijaya, Daniel Martin, Dejan Susa

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Utilities need to understand the aging of paper insulation in order to prolong the life of transformers. If the paper becomes severely degraded, it loses its mechanical strength and thus its ability to insulate the windings.

Original languageEnglish
Article number6804738
Pages (from-to)19-26
Number of pages8
JournalIEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2014


  • acidity
  • paper aging
  • power transformer

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