Electrical Transmission, Distribution & Generator Equipment Testing - Clark Testing

Electrical Transmission, Distribution & Generator Equipment Testing


Clark Testing has a long legacy of testing services for industrial electric and power generation equipment manufacturers. Our services support manufacturers of generation, transmission, distribution and power conditioning equipment.

Power generation equipment testing services at Clark are conducted in accordance with IEEE, IEC, ANSI, ISO and OSHPOD standards. All testing is completed under the guidance of Clark’s ISO 17027-2007 Quality Assurance program.

Our onsite Condition Monitoring Services (CMS) allow power generation companies to understand the overall condition of their equipment. With CMS support they can forecast maintenance, mitigate forced outages and ensure plant reliability. Clark's rigorous Quality Assurance Programs have been audited by industry, government and commercial stakeholders.

Clark’s qualification and testing services on Power Generation Equipment are conducted on components such as:


  • Generator Testing
  • Motor Controls Testing
  • Transformers
  • Breakers
  • Control Panels & Cabinets
  • Switches
  • Valves & Valve Actuators
  • Distribution Panels
  • Disconnect / Knife Switches
  • Insulator
  • UPS Systems
  • Auxiliary & Back Up Power System
  • Wire & Wire Harness Systems
The Power Generation Testing Services Group at Clark provides equipment qualification services in accordance with:

  • IEEE 323/344
  • IEEE 693
  • IEEE 461
  • 10 CFR 50 Appendix B
  • 10 CFR 50 part 21
  • NQA-1
  • IEC 61439
  • OSHPD
  • AC-156
  • ANSI
  • UL 489

Testing Services



Environmental


Clark’s environmental/climactic chambers accelerate thermal aging and validate functional performance of power generation equipment under extreme environmental conditions. Clark’s environmental lab features large walk-in chambers 16’ X 16’ X 20’ accommodating large components with thermal capacities equaling: -70⁰c to +170⁰c.


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Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)


Clark Testing provides emissions and immunity analysis to eliminate undesirable propagation and reception of electromagnetic energy and radiofrequency interference throughout the electrical distributions system. Clark’s EMC/EMI Chambers provide IEC and IEEE validation services to mitigate radiated emissions and qualify components for installation in power generation services systems.

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Seismic Testing


Clark Testing’s seismic laboratory can qualify electrical components or systems to meet the rigorous standards of IEEE, AC-156, OSHPD or UL. Clark’s independent triaxial seismic shake table is 15’ across the top plane and can accommodate large systems up to 20,000 lbs.

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Fuels and Lubricants


Clark’s Fuels and Lubricants lab specializes in reliability, condition monitoring and tribology testing for the power generation industry. Our lubrication lab tests wear debris and service life evaluation of critical component and systems. Testing of products based on test rigs such as Four-Ball wear, Hydraulic Pump Wear, and FZG Gear.

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Clark Testing has been providing product qualification testing and design verification for manufactures for over 20 years. We provide our clients with independent testing.

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Clark Testing continuously operates under stringent quality assurance guidelines ensure all policies, practices and procedures meet or exceed industry standards. Clark’s QA/QC programs follow the accreditation guidelines of ISO 17025-2017, 10CFR50 Appendix B, NQA-1 and AIHA.

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