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INMR ‘Family Album’

INMR ‘Family Album’

January 7, 2017 • ARTICLE ARCHIVE, Editorial by Marvin, Editorial ColumnsComments (0)

Almost everyone has a treasured family album containing vintage photos of parents, relatives and friends. INMR is no exception with its own ‘high voltage family’ that goes back to its start in 1993. Searching through archives filled with thousands of photos, the images below offer a unique sampling of the people that filled INMR issues ...

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Bad Things Can Happen to Insulators

December 31, 2016 • ARTICLE ARCHIVE, Editorial by Marvin, Editorial Columns, Insulators

Insulators are one of the few components in power systems that find themselves continually exposed to a full spectrum of possible service stresses that together or even individually can cause failure. These stresses include: high electric field, pollution,...

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2017 INMR WORLD CONGRESS Barcelona-Sitges, Nov 5-8, 2017

December 24, 2016 • ARTICLE ARCHIVE, Editorial by Marvin

The 2017 INMR WORLD CONGRESS will take place at the Meliã Hotel & Conference Center in Sitges-Barcelona, Spain, Nov. 5-8, 2017. This industry conference and exhibition follows the 2015 INMR WORLD CONGRESS in Munich, which attracted over 600 participants...

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A Power Industry Book Like No Other. Coming in 2018 …

December 24, 2016 • ARTICLE ARCHIVE, Editorial by Marvin

  There is no shortage of technical texts serving the information needs of the world’s electrical power industry. That’s why INMR has a chosen a different format for its coming book that will celebrate 25 years of reporting on power line and substation...

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What Happened to Our Love Affair with Power Lines?

What Happened to Our Love Affair with Power Lines?

September 17, 2016 • Editorial by Marvin

Outgoing Chairman of Study Committee B2 (Overhead Lines), Konstantin Papailiou, began the General Meeting this past CIGRE by singing Happy Birthday. What he was celebrating was the 125th anniversary of the first-ever overhead line – a three-phase AC line...

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Vaclav Sklenicka Receives 2016 Claude de Tourreil Memorial Award

Vaclav Sklenicka Receives 2016 Claude de Tourreil Memorial Award

April 9, 2016 • ARTICLE ARCHIVE, Editorial by Marvin

This past March marked the 10th anniversary of the untimely passing of Dr. Claude de Tourreil – one of our industry’s most beloved and influential personalities when it comes to outdoor insulation. Claude devoted his life and professional career to...

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Insulators

Coating Insulators with RTV Silicone in the Factory

February 22, 2016 • ARTICLE ARCHIVE, Editorial by Marvin, Scene from China

RTV silicone antipollution flashover coatings have been used extensively for years – initially mainly on post insulators and bushings at substations and more recently also for porcelain or glass string insulators on transmission lines. One of the reasons...

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Claude de Tourreil Memorial Award for 2015

Claude de Tourreil Memorial Award for 2015

May 23, 2015 • ARTICLE ARCHIVE, Editorial by Marvin, Editorial Columns

  It’s now nearing 10 years since the power industry lost Claude de Tourreil – among its foremost contributors when it came to the topic of outdoor insulation. He passed in March 2006, after a short yet valiant battle against leukemia, documented by his...

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