Fluid Filled Cables Repair System
Electricity North West Limited
Electricity North West Innovation Team
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Innovation Funding Incentive
A project investigating the repair of fluid filled cables.
The project seeks to identify, develop and assess self repairing systems for
fluid filled cables such that damage to the sheath will self heal to avoid oil
leakage losses and the resulting environmental damage and potential
contamination of the cable that could compromise its performance and lead
to premature failure. The project will review and rank a number of candidate
self-repair technologies in test construction geometries that are capable of
supporting in-situ cable self-repair for medium and high voltage cables.