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Single Phase Turns Ratio Testing with ATRT-01/01B S3

In this video we walk you through the simple steps for performing a single phase transformer turns ratio test with the Vanguard Instruments ATRT-01/01B S3 turns ratio testers.

Three Phase Turns Ratio Testing with ATRT-01/01B S3

In this video we walk you through the simple steps for performing a three phase transformer turns ratio test with the Vanguard Instruments ATRT-01/01B S3 turns ratio testers.

Performing a Circuit Breaker Resistance Test with the Vanguard DMOM-200 S3

In this video, we walk you through the simple steps for performing a circuit breaker resistance test with the Vanguard DMOM-200 S3 DC Micro-Ohmmeter.

Performing a Transformer Turns Ratio Test with the Vanguard ATRT-03 S2

In this video we walk you through the simple steps for performing a transformer turns ratio test using the Vanguard Instruments ATRT-03 S2 three-phase turns ratio tester.

Performing a Transformer Winding Resistance Test with the Vanguard TRM-203

In this video we walk you through the simple steps for performing a transformer winding resistance test with the Vanguard Instruments TRM-203 winding resistance meter.

Using the TTRA S2 Software

In this video, we go over all of the features of the Vanguard Instruments TTRA S2 Transformer Turns Ratio Analyzer software

Using the Vanguard VCBA S2 Software

VCBA S2 Software - Download and Installation

In this video, we will walk you through how to download, install, and configure the Vanguard VCBA S2 circuit breaker analysis software compatible with Vanguard Instruments' latest generation of digital circuit breaker analyzers.

VCBA S2 Software - Interface Walk-through and Configuration

In this video we walk you through the Vanguard VCBA S2 circuit breaker analysis software's user interface and configure the default application settings.

VCBA S2 Software - Working with Test Records

In this video, we take an in-depth look at the Vanguard VCBA S2 circuit breaker analysis software's features for working with test records.

VCBA S2 Software - Working with Test Plans

In this video, we go over the Vanguard VCBA S2 software's features for working with circuit breaker test plans.

VCBA S2 Software - Performing Circuit Breaker Tests

In this video, we go over how to use the Vanguard VCBA S2 circuit breaker analysis software to perform circuit breaker tests. We will be performing a traditional breaker timing test, a static resistance test, and a dynamic resistance test.

Vanguard Instruments Products Overview

This is a brief overview of our full line of substation test instruments. Vanguard Instruments Company (VIC), was founded in 1991. Currently, our 28,000 squarefoot facility houses Administration, Design & Engineering, and Manufacturing operations. From its inception, VIC’s vision was, and is to develop and manufacture innovative test equipment for use in testing substation EHV circuit breakers and other electrical apparatus.

Circuit Breaker Testing Videos

Introduction to Circuit Breaker Testing

Circuit Breakers are an important and critical component of the power delivery system. In this video, learn about the components of a circuit breaker, different breaker technologies, and the various breaker testing methods.

Introduction to The Vanguard CT-7000 S3

This video will introduce you to the features of the CT-7000 S3. Subsequent videos in this series cover the steps to perform a conventional timing test, a dynamic resistance test, and an on-line timing test.

Performing a Conventional Circuit Breaker Timing Test with the Vanguard CT-7000 S3

In this video, we walk you through the steps to perform a conventional circuit breaker timing test with the Vanguard CT-7000 S3 circuit breaker analyzer.

Performing a Circuit Breaker Dynamic Resistance Test with the Vanguard CT-8000 S3

In this video, we walk you through the steps to perform a circuit breaker dynamic resistance test with the Vanguard CT-8000 S3 circuit breaker analyzer.

Performing an On-line Circuit Breaker Timing Test with the Vanguard CT-7000 S3

In this video, we walk you through the steps to perform an on-line circuit breaker timing test with the Vanguard CT-7000 S3 circuit breaker analyzer.

Performing a Dual Ground Circuit Breaker Timing Test with the Vanguard CT-7000 S3

In this video, we walk you through the steps to perform a dual ground circuit breaker timing test with the Vanguard CT-7000 S3 digital circuit breaker analyzer. This test requires the Dual Ground option for the CT-7000 S3.

Application Notes

EZCT Turns Ratio Measurement

This document discusses the various methods for performing a transformer turns ratio test using the Vanguard EZCT line of products.

Transformer Diagnostic Testing

This document provides an introduction to transformer diagnostic testing with a focus on winding resistance and turns ratio tests.

Vacuum Bottle Circuit Breaker Application and Testing Guide

This document provides an introduction to vacuum interrupter testing and gives an overview of the testing methodology. It also outlines the advantages of the VBT-75 and VBT-75P vacuum bottle testers from Vanguard.

Safely Testing Circuit Breakers Using a Dual Ground Method

Learn how to test circuit breakers more safely using the dual-grounded testing methodology, and also find out how the Vanguard CT-7000 and CT-8000 S3 test units simplify dual-grounded testing.

Circuit Breaker First Trip Testing

Learn how to perform on-line circuit breaker timing tests and how they can help diagnose circuit breaker problems and reduce downtime.