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    Transmission & Distribution features products and services for the High Voltage Electricity Supply Industry
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Australasian Power Technologies Publications Pty Ltd are pleased to present their suite of electrical magazines, each focused to a different sector of the electricity market, and a different reader. Published since 1996, Transmission & Distribution (T&D) is focused to the Electricity Supply Industry and includes Energy Generation, which focuses on all aspects of Electricity Generation to include coal-fired, renewables and nuclear power. Published since 2008, Industrial Electrix (IE) is focused specifically on the Industrial and Manufacturing sectors of the Electricity Industry. Industry personnel residents in Australia / New Zealand / PNG / Fiji are welcome to register for a subscription to their preferred magazine/s (see Subscribe > Reader Registration link in menu). Subscriptions for other countries are also available here. All magazines are available in electronic eFlip mag format and downloadable PDFs AT NO CHARGE. APT welcome assessment by advertisers to determine which magazine/s are most relevant to deliver your companies Brand Vision/Corporate Objective;

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articleicon2Electricity Network Fires
Electricity networks start fires. Operating a network currently generates arcs and sparks. These high energy events may result in a small network fire or may result in a fire that impacts a wider area. Sometimes these fires have catastrophic consequences, such as the Black Saturday fires in Victoria in February 2009 or the fires in California in September 2017. Read more here…


A New Tool for Averting Failures in HV and MV Systems
UHF partial discharge detection is a new technology with a lot to offer in terms of capability, convenience and cost. It is quick and easy to apply, it can be used to survey HV and MV plants without taking them out of service, and it can discriminate between conditions that are dangerous and those that are less serious. Read more here…





Low Voltage Switchgear – No Live Work
Major companies and organisations of today have incorporated safety into their vision and mission statements, safety policies proclaiming “Zero Harm” and “No live work” are now common place. This has significantly impacted on the rate of electrical fatalities in Australia. The Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council (ERAC) electrical fatality statistics show a reduction from 38 deaths in 2001 to 10 in 2017. Is that good enough?  Read more here…



Remote Motor Monitoring Over Ethernet
To prevent unexpected failures, many motors have a built in thermal overload. Some companies add vibration sensors to alert them when a motor is not behaving properly. However, there is another simple motor monitoring option to indicate when service is required. By using current sensing transducers and Ethernet I/O modules, remote motors located anywhere in your operation can be easily monitored.  Read more here…