insulation resistance


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insulation resistance

[‚in·sə′lā·shən ri¦zis·təns]
(electricity)
The electrical resistance between two conductors separated by an insulating material.

insulation resistance

The resistance to the flow of current through an insulating material resulting from an impressed direct voltage; usually expressed in ohms.
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In many instances, insulation resistance needs to be measured between several conductors.
The correlation coefficient between the insulation resistance and the tensile strength is positive and equal to 0.6253 (Fig.
The system is developed to solve the critical issues including precharge control, HVIL monitor, insulation resistance monitor, and remaining capacity monitor.
Compared with a lead-based THWN formulation on 14 AWG wire, RC 215P yielded significantly higher insulation resistance values after 26-week immersion in water at 432 F, Ferro reports.
Relevant standards range from IEC 60601-1 (1) for medical device testing to IEEE Std 43-2013 (2) for testing the insulation resistance of electrical machinery.
Insulation resistance is an integral indicator of manufacturing process stability.
* An insulation resistance able to serve applications of up to 10 T[ohm] between coil and contact.
Rated voltage of 250V AC, rated current of 3A with 20 to 22 AWG wire or 1A with 24 to 28 AWG wire, contact resistance of 30 m[ohms] max., and insulation resistance of 100ML2 min.
Megger (Dover, UK) now offers a rugged and compact, battery-powered 5 kV digital insulation resistance tester designed for high voltage testing.
MEGGER'S new high-voltage insulation resistance testers (IRTs) are said to offer exceptional versatility in a compact, rugged and light unit that weighs little more than half as much as its predecessors.
(per minute) AC dielectric withstanding voltage, rated current of 0.3 Amps per pin, 40 mohm contact resistance (max), 100 mohm insulation resistance, and 1.0 [+ or -]0.1 mm applicable DIM board thickness.
The Model 1855 meter, for testing leakage current and insulation resistance measurements on capacitive components, is suited for high speed testing in an automated production environment or benchtop testing in R&D applications.