The temperature rise tests are performed by the High Current Laboratory (AP1), located in the Adrianópolis Unit. They aim at verifying the behavior of low and high voltage equipment when subjected to its nominal current, concerning the heating of both its internal and external parts, accessible to the user. Thus, they aim at improving equipment performance and assure the safety of the people operating it.
The main clients of these tests are: electricity utilities and equipment manufacturers.
• ABNT NBR IEC 60439-1 and 2