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Checklist for handing/taking over of

Transmission system
Check list for the Power Transformer
 Checking of bushing oil level.
 Checking of oil level in conservator
 Checking of oil level in OLTC conservator
 Checking of cooler oil pumps and fans

i) Manual
ii) Auto starting
 Checking for oil leaks.
 Valves between conservator to main tank
should be fully open.
 Checking of valve between OLTC conservator
and OLTC surge relay
Check list for the Power Transformer
 All radiator valves should be fully opened and locked in
proper position.
 Checking for the valves of radiators, should be seated
properly.
 Checking for the alignment of radiators and its foundation
 Ensure that air released from all air release plug/screws on
main tank cover, radiator, bushings, Buchholz relay, OLTC etc
 Ensure that, all the thermometer pockets are filled with
transformer oil.
 Checking the condition of silica gel in breather should be
dark blue
 Checking of oil level in oil seal breather
 Testing for DGA/other oil parameter test of transformer oil
Measurement of BDV of oil.
Check list for the Power Transformer
 Tan-delta measurement for Bushings.
 Tan-delta measurement for Windings.
 IR measurement of windings.
 Measurement of winding resistance at all tap position.
 Measurement of winding turns ratio
 Checking of cleanliness of all Bushings.
 SFRA test should be done and compare with factory test report.
 Checking of the various protection devices (i.e Buchholz relay,
PRV, OSR, OTI, WTI and MOG) for proper alarm and trip indication.
 Checking of OLTC driving mechanism.
 Checking of OLTC explosion diaphragm, should be in healthy
condition.
 Checking of diverter contacts.
 Checking of all remote indications.
 Electrical checking of pressure relief device, Buchholz relay and
OLTC surge realy Checking/testing of Buchholz relay
Check list for the Power Transformer
 Marshalling boxes
i) Cleanliness of Marshaling boxes
ii) Checking for tightness of terminations with proper lugs
and ferules
iii) Checking of contactors, space heaters, illuminations etc
iv) Checking of healthiness of gaskets
v) Checking of earthing connection.
 Checking for protection and metering connected to respective
circuit properly.
 Checking of calibration of OTI, WTI.
 Earth resistance measurement of transformer earth pit.
 Check weather transformer is earthed properly by two
independent earth connections. Paint between earthing terminal
and earthing strip should cleaned properly for better
connectivity
Check list for the Power Transformer
 OLTC, Marshalling box, cable box should also earthed properly.
 Thermo-vision scanning of Transformers
 On-line partial Discharge measurement
 Checking for transformer painting .
 Testing of Bushing CTs .
 Minimum clearance between other live parts and earth should
be checked as per drawing.
 Checking of terminal clamp of bushings and its termination on
bus bars.
 Checking the name plate provided properly or not
 Checking the roller wheel stoppers provided or not.
 Checking the oil level in oil cup and ensure air passage is free
in the breather.
 Checking for air cell in conservator
Check list for the Power Transformer
 Checking the oil level in the diverter switch.
 Checking the gear box oil level.
 Checking all the bearings and driving
mechanism and its lubrication.
 Equalize the diverter compartment of OLTC by
connecting equalizing pipe between flange
joints provided on the tap changer head.
 Checking of the oil pit of transformer.
 Checking for the thickness of painting of
Transformer
Check list for the Circuit Breaker
 contact resistance measurement test of the Circuit
breaker poles should be done and its value should be
compared with factory test report.
 Breaker timer for close open and open close condition
should be done and compared with factory test report.
 Checking for pole discrepancy relay including checking
of alarm.
 Checking of anti-pumping relay.
 IR test of the circuit breaker should be done between
top bottom and earth points at suitable voltage level.
 Gas pressure in all the gas circuit breakers should be
checked and all the joints in the gas flow system
should be checked by gas leakage detector.
Check list for the Circuit Breaker
 Dew point measurement of SF6 gas.
 All the gas interlocks of the circuit breaker should be
verified.
 Proper lubrication of the moving contacts should be
done.
 Proper operation of the spring charging by motor and
manual spring charge system should be verified with all
the operating interlocks.
 Checking of all operation lock-outs.
 Healthiness of Operation counter should be checked.
 Measurement of Tan-Delta & Capacitance.
 Checking of space heater & illumination.
 Earth resistance should be checked
Check list for the Circuit Breaker
 Checking of tightness of all cable termination with proper
ferules and lugs by proper multicore copper wire in MB.
 Checking of door sealing gaskets in all doors and cabins
of CB.
 Checking of the foundation and structure as per approved
drawing.
 The concrete foundation should be free from any type of
cracks.
 A proper platform should be built to do maintenance
works in the circuit breaker mechanism box.
 Checking for the earthing connection to body and MB.
 Checking for the clearance from live parts to earth
Checking of cleanliness of marshalling box and junction
box
Check list for the Current Transformer
 CT ratio test of every available core at each tap
by primary injection kit.
 Polarity test of all the available cores at each tap.
 IR test between primary and secondary/ Primary
and ground/ between cores at suitable voltage
level.
 Winding resistance measurement of the
secondary windings of all core at each tap no.
 Checking of magnetization characteristics.
 Measurement of Tan-Delta and capacitance at
appropriate voltage level
Check list for the Current Transformer
 Verification of Knee point voltage test of all
the cores at each tap.
 Testing for DGA & other parameters of oil.
 Thermovision scanning of CT, termination
points and top dome.
 Measurement of earth resistance.
 Checking of space heater and illumination.
 Checking of Oil level in the top tank of CT.
 CT porcelain should be free from damage.
 Checking for the oil leakage
Check list for the Current Transformer
 CT stud should be connected with proper bi metallic strips.
 Checking of the healthiness of gaskets of Marshalling box.
 Checking of the tightness of all connections including
earthing.
 All the wirings should be done with proper lugs and ferules
with proper multicore copper wire.
 All the core taps should be brought to the junction box.
 Checking of cleanliness of marshalling box and junction box
 The structure and foundation should be erected as per the
approved design.
 No cracks should be present in the foundation.
 Proper tightening should be done for all the available nuts
and bolts of the structure.
Check list for the Current Transformer
 Checking for the clearance from live parts to
earth.
 Checking for earthing plates and its
dimensions should as per approved drawing.
 The concrete foundation should be free from
any type of cracks
Check list for the CVT/PT
 The IR test between primary to earth, primary to
secondary, secondary to secondary should be
measured and verified.
 Measurement of Capacitance & Tan-Delta.
 The fuses should be checked for continuity.
 The metering and protection wire should be connected
to proper cores.
 Checking for cleanliness of CVT capacitor stacks and
tightness of terminal connection.
 Testing of EMU tank oil for BDV.
 Thermovision scanning of capacitor stacks, terminal
connectors, EMU tank etc.
 Checking of space heater and illumination
Check list for the CVT/PT
 Checking of erection of PT/CVT structure and its foundation as per
approved drawing.
 Checking for oil leakage.
 Checking of oil level.
 Checking for any crack/breakage in bushings.
 Checking of tightness of all connections including earth connection.
 All the wirings should be done with proper lugs and ferules with
proper multicore copper wire. All the core taps should be brought to
the junction box.
 Checking for dimensions of earthing plates and should as per
approved drawing.
 Checking of the healthiness of gaskets of Marshalling box.
 Checking for the clearance from live parts to earth.
 Checking the cleanliness of marshalling box and junction box.
 The concrete foundation should be free from any type of cracks
Check list for the Isolators
 Measurement of contact resistance of the isolator
contacts and earth switch.
 IR test of the porcelain support structure.
 Checking of motorized Operation of isolator and earth
switch at local and remote with all prescribed
interlocks.
 Checking of manual operation the isolator and earth
switch.
 Checking of linkages including transmission gears.
 Checking of cleanliness of auxiliary switch contacts and
greasing with silicon grease.
 Checking of interlocks (Electrical and Mechanical).
 Thermovision scanning of isolator
Check list for the Isolators
 Checking of Aluminum/Copper flexible conductor of earth
switch.
 Measurement of earth resistance.
 Checking of auxiliary contacts.
 Checking of stopper bolts.
 Checking for lubrication of operating mechanism, hinges,
lock joints on levers, bearings etc.
 Checking of alignment of driving pipe of isolator. It should
not be in tension.
 Checking of tightness of all mounting bolts.
 Checking for cleanliness and lubrication of main contacts.
 Checking for proper alignment of isolator and earth
blades.
 Checking of tightness of bolts, nuts and pins etc.
Check list for the Isolators
 Cleanliness of support insulator and checking of insulator
crack, if any.
 Checking for the clearance from live parts to earth.
 Checking for earthing plates and its dimensions should as
per approved drawing.
 Checking of earth connections of structure and
mechanism box.
 Checking of the healthiness of gaskets of Marshalling box.
 The concrete foundation should be free from any type of
cracks.
 Checking of erection of isolator and earth switch as per
approved drawing.
 Checking of space heaters and illumination Checking for
rating of isolator
Check list for the LA/Surge arrestor
 IR test should be done at suitable voltage level.
 Measurement of leakage current.
 Testing of counters.
 Measurement of capacitance Tan-Delta of each stack.
 Erection and foundation of LA should be checked as per
approved drawing.
 Checking of porcelain part for cracks.
 The connection of LA to surge monitor and the ground
of surge monitor should be verified as per approved
scheme.
 The concrete foundation should be free from any type
of cracks.
 Checking for the clearance from live parts to earth
Check list for the Control & relay panel
 The wirings and the installed instruments/relays of the panels
should be verified as per the schematic drawings.
 A copy of drawing should be kept for each C&R panels.
 The indication system for all the associated electrical
instruments like isolator, CB etc should be checked.
 The metering system like energy meters, ammeters, MW
indicator etc should be checked .
 The setting of the protection system like relay should be done
and testing performed in presence of BSPTCL engineers. A
copy of report should be kept.
 Proper software and data cable to be taken from the agency .
 The tripping of the circuit breaker by manual trip and master
trip relay 86 to be verified.
 Checking of calibration of panel meters.
Check list for the Control & relay panel
 Checking of DC logic circuit for Trip and annunciations
including timer by simulation.
 Checking of trip contacts.
 Checking of annunciation.
 Checking of healthiness of auxiliary relay.
 Checking of healthiness of Bus-bar protection system.
 All the sign boards to be checked on the panel.
 No rusting should be there on the panel body.
 The panel body should be properly earthed.
 The panel should be properly connected to the
adjacent panels for earthing.
 The wiring of the panels should be done as per
approved drawing with proper ferules and lugs
Check list for the DC system
 The operation of the charger should be checked on both the
float and boost mode.
 Checking for proper output voltage of the charger.
 The setting of all the limiting switches for the current and
voltage for float and boost mode should be done .
 The connection of the battery bank to the charger should be
verified and its charging and discharging rate should be
checked .
 The battery backup of the bank should be verified as per
approved ratings.
 The DC voltage and specific gravity of the individual cells be
recorded and checked with standard values.
 Checking of emergency DC lighting to control room.
 Checking of electrical connection of charger panel & DCDB
panels for tightness and cleanliness
Check list for the DC system
 Checking of electrical connection for batteries
and application of petroleum jelly on cell terminal
if required.
 Checking of control cards of charger &
measurement of test point voltage.
 Checking of any earth fault IR measurement of
charger transformer.
 Checking of tightness of VRL battery and its
cleaning.
 The Charger body should be properly grounded.
 The working of voltmeters and ammeters should
be verified
Check list for the fire protection system
 Checking of cleanliness of air filter.
 Checking of compressor oil.
 Checking of compressor valves, gaskets, valve plates.
 Operational check of low oil level switch.
 Cleaning and checking for seating of the breather valve.
 Checking of NRV/HP tank.
 Checking of V-belt tightness.
 Checking of auto star.ting of Diesel engine.
 Checking of fuel oil filter, lube oil filter, air filter.
 Checking of lubrication of bearings of motors.
 Checking of operation of Hydrant pumps, sump pumps,
jockey pumps.
 Checking of glands for leakages
Check list for the fire protection system
 Checking of alignment of pump set.
 Checking for leakage & lubrication of jockey pump.
 Checking of pressure of the hydrant system at the
remotest end.
 Checking for auto starting of pumps, diesel engine etc.
 Checking of pressure gauges.
 Checking of emulsifier system, check outlet pressure
check alarm.
 Checking of fire detector bulbs, nozzle angle/ blocking etc.
 Checking of painting of pipes, air lines, Marshaling box
etc.
 Checking for the expiry date of fire extinguishers.
 Checking for the pipe of fire extinguishers
Check list for the Diesel generator set
 Checking for oil leak.
 Checking of oil filter.
 Checking for radiator air blocking and coolant
level.
 Checking for fan hub, drive pulley and water
pump.
 Checking for air leak.
 Checking for cleanliness of air filter.
 Checking for governor linkages, fuel transfer
pump, fuel line connections.
Check list for the Diesel generator set
 Checking for air inlet restrictions.
 Checking for electrical connection for
tightness.
 IR measurement Stator winding.
 Checking of slip ring and its brushes.
 Testing of protection/control relays and alarms
 Checking for rusting of main body
 The concrete foundation should be free from
any type of cracks
Check list for the LT Switchgear
 Checking for cleanliness of panels, bus bar,
insulator etc.
 Testing of relays Tightness of all electrical
connection.
 Checking of indicating meters.
 Checking of the change over facility
Check list for the Wave Trap & PLCC
 Checking of tightness & cleanliness.
 General inspection of tuning unit.
 Test for composite/Return loss.
 Measurement of power supply.
 Checking of Transmitter/Receiver.
 Checking of alarms Protection coupler loop
test
Check list for the Transmission line
 Jumper connection should be checked by the thermo
vision camera.
 Tightening of jumper should be done before
charging on No load and after one month of charging
on load in winter & rainy season and 15 days in
summer.
 Checking of flash over/ chipped insulator after
charging.
 Proper rating and number of Insulator should be
confirmed.
 Tree under new transmission line should not exist or
pruning of tree should be done adjacent to line i.e
corridor must be clear.
Check list for the Transmission line
 Checking for clearance from road surface or ground
or crossing of power lines, rivers, highway, railway
to bottom conductor as per Electricity norms before
charging and after one month of charging on load.
 Checking of proper electrical clearance between
phases.
 Sagging of conductor should be proper.
 Checking of all spans whether these are as per
approved drawing.
 Checking for provision of proper type of towers i.e
suspension or angle as per approved tower
schedule & route alignment.
Check list for the Transmission line
 Checking for the black painting of stub and a
portion of first leg.
 Checking of size of stubs, legs & other tower
materials.
 Checking of tightness of nuts and bolts of
towers and its tack welding up to first leg or
use of anti theft bolts of course tightened.
 Checking for all tower members should be
intact in their place and not damaged.
 Checking of corrosion of tower parts/hardware.
 Checking of galvanization of tower materials.
Check list for the Transmission line
 Check for dimension of tower member and angles.
 Confirmation regarding quality of conductors used.
 Checking for the mid span joints.
 Earth resistance should be checked and recorded.
 Checking for earth bond provided on suspension
and tension hardware of earth wire.
 Checking for vibration dampers whether is in
proper position or not.
 Checking of armour rods of suspension clamps.
 Checking for Tower no. plate, danger plate, phase
plate, circuit plate, anti climbing device and
barbed wiring are fixed and are in proper place.
Check list for the Transmission line
 Checking the concrete of chimney for cracks.
 Checking of the backfilling of foundation.
 Revetment if required have been done or not specially
in the area where chances of water flow at high speed
during rainy season.
 Confirmation regarding test on concrete casting of
foundation i.e cone test, cube test etc
 Confirmation regarding use of rod of proper
size/dimensions etc. in foundation.
 Confirmation regarding slump test.
 Confirmation regarding compressive strength test.
 Confirmation regarding pile integrity test in case of pile
foundation.
Check list for the Transmission line
 Confirmation regarding grade of concrete
used.
 Checking of fineness modulus of sand.
 Cement used in foundation should be of good
quality.
 Cement which is kept in store more than 90
days should not be used in foundation.
 Foundation should be free from any cracks
and there should not be any deformity in the
casting due to use of faulty shuttering.