CESI

via Rubattino 54, 20134 Milano, ITALY

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+39 2 2125 1

CESI:
Address: via Rubattino 54, 20134 Milano, ITALY
Telephone: (39) 2 2125 1  Telefax: (39) 2 2125 5440

IPH “Institut Prüffeld für elektrische Hochspannungstechnick“ GmbH:
Address: Landsberger Allee 378A, 12681 Berlin, GERMANY
Telephone: (49) 30 54960 100  Telefax: (49) 30 54960 122

FGH Engineering & Test GmbH:
Address: Hallenweg 40, 68219 Mannheim, GERMANY
Telephone: (49) 621 8047 0  Telefax: (49) 621 8047 111

Key Contact Personnel:
Domenico Villani, Divison Director  domenico.villani@cesi.it
Paolo Miolo, Sales&Marketing Director  paolo.miolo@cesi.it
Request for Information: info@cesi.it
Request for Quotation: sales@cesi.it
Year Founded: CESI: 1956  IPH: 1956  FGH Engineering & Test GmbH: 1967
Total Number of Employees: 613
Major Clients Served (2016): Worldwide


 

High Voltage Laboratory – CESI/IPH/FGH Engineering & Test Gmbh

CESI, Milan (Italy):
High Voltage Laboratory: Building dimensions (LxWxH) 45x40x42 m with takle at height of 35 m. Voltage generator with 4,800kV charging voltage, 240 kJ of energy, lightning impulses at 2,700kV and switching impulses at 1,800 kV.
Indoor Test Hall: Indoor Hall – 20 m length x 14 m width x 13 m height
Dielectric Testing Facilities: Laboratory is equipped with an AC voltage source up to 700 kV, an impulse generators up to 2.0 MV and all required measuring system for AC, LI, SI, RIV, capacitance, tan ∂ and others.
Cable Testing: 3 test lines for Prequalification tests for cable systems up to 800 kV with flexible layout (concrete tunnel, pool with salt water etc…)..

Berlin (Germany):
Main Test Hall: 24 m length x 26 m width x 18 m height
Dielectric testing facilities: Laboratory is equipped with an AC voltage source up to 750 kV, an impulse generator up to 2.4 MVpk, a DC generator up to 300 kVdc and all required measuring system for AC, LI, SI, PD, RIV, temperature rise, capacitance, tan ∂ and others.
Cable Testing: Type testing on MV and HV cable and accessories up to 500 kV according to international and special requirements. Test line for Prequalification tests for cable systems up to 500 kV.
Mobile Test Equipment: 3 test trailers for commissioning tests up to 500 kV on cable systems, transformers, rotating machines, switchgears components and other equipment. Monitoring activities and Partial Discharge measurements.

Mannheim (Germany):
Main Test Hall: Indoor Hall – 35 m length x 25 m width x 15 m height Outdoor test facilities – 100 m length x 80 m width x 30 m height
HVDC Testing Hall: Hall size 60m x 26m x 21m (LxWxH) with up to 3 independent areas, 26m x 20m each, separated by movable walls.
5 HVDC generators: 1 x 800 kV; 2 x 1.200 kV and 2 x 1.600 kV; 20 mA
3.000 kVpk, 300 kJ impulse generator
600kV AC Source
Dielectric Testing Facilities: Laboratory is equipped with an AC voltage source up to 1.2MV, two impulse generators up to 4.8 MV, a DC generator up to 1.3 MV and all required measuring system for AC, LI, SI, PD, RIV, temperature rise, capacitance, tan ∂ and others.
Pollution/Climatic test facilities: Test room for testing according to IEC 60507 up to 600 kV AC/DC (test voltage). 5 test chambers for ageing tests with humidity and salt fog on insulators according to IEC 62217 up to 120 kV AC/DC. Climatic test chamber -40°C to +50°C and humidity above 95%.
Tests performed on Insulators, Arresters, Bushings, Cable Terminations: Complete design and/or type tests on: insulators, bushings, surge arresters, power capacitors, cables and cable terminations.
Cable Testing: Type testing on MV and HV cable and accessories up to 220 kV according to international and special requirements. Long ageing test on XLPE MV cables. 5 test lines for Prequalification tests for cable systems up to 400 kV with flexible layout (concrete tunnel, pool with salt water etc…).

High Power Laboratory – CESI/IPH/FGH Engineering & Test Gmbh

Milan (Italy):
Power Source and Ratings:
6 x 500 MVA single phase transformers connected to the 220 kV grid 2000 MVA short circuit generator with static converter and excitation systems
Frequency from 16.7 Hz up to 60 Hz, Max. MVA: 2000 at 50 Hz, Max. kA: 300 kApk, 120 kA 0.3 sec.
Test Bays:
Two test bays for testing on MV apparatus and a test bays for synthetic tests on HV components up to 550 kV.
An external test bay for testing on large power transformers up to 400 MVA and 400 kV. Voltage generator with 4,800kV charging voltage, 240 kJ of energy, lightning impulses at 2,700kV and switching impulses at 1,800 kV.
Synthetic Installation:
Short circuit and switching testing on full pole circuit breakers up to:
• 420 kV-70kA-50/60 Hz, suitable for type test certification
• 550kV-70kA-50/60 Hz, for investigation tests
Tests Performed:
Short circuit making & breaking
Short time and peak current withstand
Capacitive current switching
Reactor and small inductive current switching
Active load current switching
Internal arc

Berlin (Germany):
Power Source and Ratings:
6 single phase transformers and one three phase transformer connected to the 220 kV grid 2 three-phase 1200 MVA short-circuit generators Frequency from 16.6 Hz up to 50 Hz, Max. MVA: 2400, Max. kA: 200 kA, 1 sec.
Test Bays:
Large test bay for testing on MV and HV apparatus.
Tests Performed:
Short circuit making&breaking
Short time and peak current withstand
Capacitive current switching
Reactor and small inductive current switching
A ctive load current switching
Internal arc

Mannheim (Germany):
Power Source and Ratings:
Three phase transformer connected to the 220 kV grid. Frequency: 50 Hz, Max. MVA: 600, Max. kV: 40, Max. kA: 100, 1 sec.
Test Bays
Large test bay for testing on MV apparatus and HV disconnetors and insulators
Test Bays: Large test bay for testing on MV apparatus and HV disconnetors and insulators.
Tests Performed:
Short circuit making&breaking
Short time and peak current withstand
Capacitive current switching
Active load current switching
Internal arc tests
Power arc on insulators


Low Voltage Laboratory – IPH (Germany)

11 Test bays for testing of all kind of industrial low voltage equipment. Special testing facilities for DC testing and in-line testing. Independent tests according to LOVAG agreement; the laboratory is accredited by ASTA Intertek and is a recognized Test laboratory of the German Certifying Body VDE.
High current testing facilities: High continuous current up to 40 kA at 15 Hz to 65 Hz for temperature rise tests


Structural & Seismic Test Laboratory – CESI (Italy)

The Structural Testing Laboratory has an in plan extension of approx. 1200 m² with a maximum height of 11 m to carry out large scale structural tests thanks to its several shaking tables.
Among these, the unique 6 degrees of freedom 4×4 m MASTER shaking table is operated for earthquake engineering and on a wide range of both civil and electromechanical fields (aerospace, military, electrical transmission, transportation, nuclear equipment and civil construction) with a specimen dead weight up to 300 kN.


Pollution and Environmental Laboratories

FGH, part of the CESI group, is specialized in performing artificial pollution tests in accordance with IEC 60507 on high voltage equipment. The pollution test room 12 x 12 x 14 m (LxWxH) is intended for salt fog or solid layer tests with a test voltage of up to 600 kV and variable test positions.
CESI Milan has several climatic and thermal chambers up to 750 m3 of useful room and temperature ranges up to -70°/+180°.


Motors Test Laboratory – CESI (Italy)

In cooperation with ABB two test facilities have been established for testing of large Medium Voltage Motors and Variable Speed Drives with a load power up to 30 MW full load and 45 MW in back to back set up. 


EMC Electromagnetic Compatibility Laboratories – CESI (Italy)

2 anechoic chambers for radiated and conducted immunity tests, etc.
3 shielded chambers for conducted immunity tests, burst immunity, fast transients, etc


Smart Metering Test Laboratory – CESI (Italy)

Testing and certification according international recognized standards of electronic meters and electronic low voltage loads started in the year 2000.


Calibration Laboratory IPH/FGH

We calibrate: Complete High voltage measuring systems, Voltage measuring instruments, High voltage divider, Voltage transformers, Current transformers, Pearson current transformers, LEM current transformers, Rogowski coils and measuring instruments.


Inspection Services – CESI

Witnessing of type and acceptance tests for LV, MV and HV components at accredited manufacturers laboratories all over the world.


ATEX & IECEX Certification CESI

CESI is the internationally recognised certification body for explosion protected equipment, delivering both ATEX and IECEx certification to customers around the globe. We assess and certify the compliance of your products and equipment, functional units and quality systems according to requirements of European ATEX regulations and international IEC standards (IECEx scheme)

Posted in AC Testing, Cable Testing, Capacitance & Tan ∂ Testing, DC Testing, High Power Laboratory, High Voltage Laboratory, Other Test Laboratories, Other Types of HP Tests, Other Types of HV Tests, Pollution Testing and Seismic Tests

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