Laboratory service

Composite insulator tests

Ensayos de aisladores composite

We carry out tests on insulators according to IEC 62217, IEC 61109, IEC 61952, IEC 62231, IEC 60168, IEC 60383 and IEC 60437 Standards.

We carry out tests on a wide range of insulators:

  • High-voltage polymeric insulators
  • Composite insulators for the suspension and anchoring of overhead lines
  • Rigid-based support composite insulators for substations
  • Ceramic or glass support insulators
  • Insulators for overhead lines

Test Types

Design Tests

  • Sudden Load Release Pre-stressing
  • Water Immersion Pre-stressing Test
  • Visual inspection
  • Steep-front Impulse Voltage Test
  • Dry Power Frequency Voltage Test
  • Hardness Test
  • Accelerated Climatic Test
  • Conductive Path Formation and Erosion Tests
  • Flammability Test
  • Dye Penetration Test
  • Water Diffusion Test
  • Determination of Average Breaking Load
  • Tensile Load Test
  • Bending Test
  • Torsion Test

Type tests

  • Dry Lightning Impulse Test
  • Power Frequency Wet Test
  • Maximum Degradation Test
  • Interface Leakage Test
  • Mechanical resistance to bending

Electrical Tests:

  • Power Frequency Dry and Wet Test
  • Determination of the power frequency dry and wet flashover
  • Rated lightning impulse withstand voltage test
  • RIV test
  • Corona Inception and Extinction Test

 Non-electrical Tests:

  • ESDD / NSDD Test
  • Hydrophobicity Measurement
  • Hardness Tests
  • FITR Tests
  • Fractographic Analysis

Aimed at:

  • Electrical Companies
  • Insulator Manufacturers
  • Engineering Firms
  • Installers
  • Promoters of wind farms, solar plants, etc.
  • Electrical Maintenance Firms

International Accreditation and Recognition

Acreditación ENAC ILAC para el sector materiales según ISO 17025 con nº expediente 4/LE148
ENAC ILAC accreditation for electrical testing in compliance with ISO 17025, under file No. 4/LE148
Organismo Notificado Nº 1292 para el Reglamento de Productos de la Construcción
Official Body certified by the Electromagnetic Compatibility EMC 2014/30/UE Directive
Organismo Notificado Nº 1292 para el Reglamento de Productos de la Construcción
Official Body certified by the Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/UE
Organismo Notificado Nº 1292 para el Reglamento de Productos de la Construcción
Official Body certified by The Measuring Instruments Directive 2014/32/EU
Lovag
ES-02 registered laboratory by the LOVAG (Low Voltage Agreement Group) European Association
IEC
IECEE CB testing laboratory
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