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Electrical Treeing Characteristics of XLPE Material Containing Treated ZnO Nano-Filler

  • N. S. Mansor
  • N. S. M. Nazar
  • M. Fairus
  • Dahaman Ishak
  • M. Mariatti
  • H. S. A. Halim
  • A. B. A. Basri
  • M. KamarolEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 547)

Abstract

The investigation on the electrical trees characteristics in_unfilled cross-linked polyethyline (XLPE)_and XLPE containing treated ZnO nanofillers has been carried out. The characteristics of electrical trees in treated XLPE/ZnO nanocomposites were compared with the unfilled one. The ZnO nanofiller was treated with Aminopropyltriethoxysilane (KH550). Variation on the concentration of ZnO nanofiller in XLPE was carried out from 0.5 wt% to 1.5 wt%. The result reveals that the treated nanofillers in XLPE composite did not improve the compare with the unfilled one. However, the addition of 0.5 and 1 wt% of treated ZnO nanofiller have improved 8.57 and 14.29% electrical tree growth, respectively in comparison to the unfilled one.

Keywords

Electrical tree Treated ZnO nanofiller XLPE composite 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The authors would like to thank TNB Research and USM for financial support under the Fundamental Grant Scheme (FRGS: 6071372).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. S. Mansor
    • 1
  • N. S. M. Nazar
    • 1
  • M. Fairus
    • 1
  • Dahaman Ishak
    • 1
  • M. Mariatti
    • 2
  • H. S. A. Halim
    • 3
  • A. B. A. Basri
    • 3
  • M. Kamarol
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.School of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringUniversiti Sains Malaysia, Engineering CampusPulau PinangMalaysia
  2. 2.School of Material and Mineral Resources EngineeringUniversiti Sains Malaysia, Engineering CampusPulau PinangMalaysia
  3. 3.TNB ResearchKajangMalaysia

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