|Spanish Version Fault Wizard Description|
Utility Products - Fault Wizard is a portable, user-friendly system for
URD primary cable fault location. Using arc-reflection technology it includes
Hi-Pot (10kV), HV TDR and cycle (thumper) modes for pinpointing faults
in underground primary and mining main feeder and trailing cables. The
display shows the distance in feet or meters to the fault location. The
display also shows the fault type (open or short), the battery voltage,
the velocity of propagation setting, the charge voltage, and whether the
system is armed for waveform storage for retrieval and viewing on a computer
(desktop or laptop) by utilizing the Fault Wizard Software. However, as
stated before, viewing of the waveforms is not required since the Fault
Wizard gives an automatic readout of distance to the fault location. Since
the system is battery operated, it can be used in remote locations.
The Fault Wizard will shoot through transformers and will locate faults up to 10,000 feet. Therefore, the Fault Wizard is great for faulted-cable section isolation. The impulse voltage is variable, which allows low-voltage pulsing and minimum damage to cables. The system has a cycle mode for use in pinpointing the fault with a headset listening device. However, the Fault Wizard has sufficient power to often be felt and heard above ground.