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EARTH ELECTRODE RESISTANCE INSTRUMENT AERMI

FOR
TRANSFORMER SAFETY
IN MULTI TRANSFORMER
SUBSTATION
LAMPPOST EARTHING
TRANSMISSION TOWER
EARTHING
TYPICAL SUB-STATION FIELD
SHOWING EARTHING GRID CONNECTIONS
Earthing Grid Strips

Power Transformer

SELECTION OF AXIS OF
MEASUREMENT ON HV
STATION WITH MULTIPLE
TRANSFORMERS EARTHING

MEASUREMENT 1 : R1 - ELECTRODE R + GROUND R


P1 P2 P3 P4

Spacing = 2 Feet Spacing = 2 Feet

AERMI Probe Pods


Earthing Electrode in Metalic Pipe Pit
Earth Electrode for Each TXR.
MEASUREMENT 1 : R2 - ONLY GROUND RESISTANCE
P1 P2 P3 P4

Spacing = 2 Feet Spacing = 2 Feet Spacing = 2 Feet

AERMI Probe Pods


AERMI Probe Pods
Earthing Electrode in Metalic Pipe Pit

INSTRUMENT OPERATION:
AERMI instrument is AC resistivity meter. This is portable and works on
TRANSMISSION TOWER EARTHING LAMPPOST EARTHING
DC batteries.
Rechargable type 10 AHr rating maintenance free battery (6 volts) is
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION S: located inside of instrument accessible from bottom end on removing
1. Instrument suitable to measure Electrode earth bottom plate.
resistance individually even when number of The DC power is converted to AC by convertor to 100 Vac for testing.
electrode, are connected in parallel, as in substation. This is applied through P1 and P4 terminals. This induces AC current in
2. Instrument readings are immune from interference of the Ground connected by P1 - P4 probes. Intermediate probes: P2 / P3
High Voltage (>than 11.kv) 50 Hz supply. probes connected in between P1 - P4 line measure the potential induced
3. Instrument is portable and battery operated type. by the current of P1 - P4 potential in the test ground. Same current also
4. Range of measurement: 0-10 Ohms and 0-100 Ohms. flows through the internal calibrated R-OHM Pot (0-10.00). Internal
Accuracy + or - 1% FSD Electronic circuit measures the potential across the R-OHM pot and
5. Testing method : Three & Four Pin null balancing, P2 - P3 probes, subtracts it and the difference is displayed on dial The
Readings by Digital Dial. value of Resistance between P2 - P3 is accurately found by adjusting
R-Ohm pot till get 0-balance condition in instrument .
For field measurement refer - Detail catalogue.
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