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Represented in 3 sizes up to at the user's choice
High voltage circuit breakers control instruments
Microohmmeters and micro milliohmmeters
Milliohmmeters
OLTC power transformers control instruments
Safety requirements and recommendations
Weather conditions of operation
Simplicity, availability and ease of use
Technical and maintenance service

Manipulating
rod
new development

Represented in 3 sizes up to at the user's choice

Manipulating rod is aimed for more convenient connecting of measuring cable clips to inputs of the high-voltage equipment from 35 to 220 kV with height up to 5 m from the ground without using ladders and elevators in order to measure its technical characteristics.

The manipulating rod is designed in 3 measures up to the customer desire depending on the equipment applicable:

Full lengh of the road, m

Weight of the instrument in working condition, kg

     Nominal voltage of electrical installation, kV
2.2    3.4 35
3.7    4.0 110
5.1    4.6 up to 220

This new product is a universal additional accessory recommended to be added to complete set of all the SKB instruments.

High voltage circuit breakers control instruments

Together with the instruments for circuit breakers control PKV/U3.1 and PKV/U3.0 we recommend to purchase manipulating rod aimed for cabels' poles connection from the ground or a tank cover without using ladders or elevators. You may need 6 pcs. of extension cable SKB010.41.08.000 (2 pcs. are included in the standard complete set).

Microohmmeters and micro milliohmmeters

Manipulating rod is recommended to be used together with micro ohmmeters and milli ohmmeter MIKO-21 and MIKO-2.3 for measuring cables connection from the ground or a tank cover to circuit breakers conductors and to other elements of HV disconnecting and grounding elements without using ladders or elevators for measuring transients electric resistance. You may need from 2 up to 6 pcs. of extension cable SKB010.41.08.000 (2 pcs. are included in the standard complete set).

Milliohmmeters

If specialists use or plan to use mille ohmmeters MIKO-7 ( MIKO-7M), MIKO-8M or MIKO-9, manipulating rod shall be an essential accessory for connecting measuring cables from power transformer tank up to 220 kV to HV winding elements without using ladders or elevators for measuring active electric resistance and demagnetizing. You may need from 2 up to 4 pcs. of extension cable SKB010.41.08.000 (2 pcs. are included in the standard complete set).

OLTC power transformers control instruments
When working with OLTC control instruments for power transformers PKR-2 and PKR-2M specialists may use manipulating rod for connecting measuring cables to power transformer tank cover up to 220 without using ladders or elevators for receiving oscillograms and circular diagrams of contractor operation. You may need from 2 up to 4 pcs. of extension cable SKB010.41.08.000 (2 pcs. are included in the standard complete set).
Safety requirements and recommendations

Electrical personnel, certified not lower than the III group of electrical safety, having not lower than secondary education in the field of electrical engineering is allowed to work with the product.

  • Use of manipulating rod is only allowed on switched off high voltage electric equipment
  • When using manipulating rod it is important not to come close to the elements under the high voltage supply. It is vitally necessary to keep distance according to the "Rules on labor protection in the operation of electrical installations."
Weather conditions of operation

Manipulating rod is recommended to be stored and operated at a temperature range from -15 to + 40°C in the absence of impurities in the air, causing corrosion.

It is forbidden to use the rod in conditions of high humidity or rain.

Simplicity, availability and ease of use

Using the rod doesn’t cause any difficulties. It is important to follow the safety requirements and work according to the operating manual supplied together with the product.

Transportation of the manipulating rod during operation to the place of work and back is allowed in the case for the rod, as well as a bag for the rest of the elements.

Technical and maintenance service

Maintenance means periodic inspection of the product on a subject of elements damage.

  • The damaged insulating rod (chips, cracks) should be replaced.
  • The rest of the elements (depending on the damage) can be repaired on site.
Specifications Value
The rod’s length for equipment up to 35kV (up to at the user's choice), m 2.2
The rod’s length for equipment up to 110kV (up to at the user's choice), m 3.7
The rod’s length for equipment up to 220kV (up to at the user's choice), m 5.1
Length of the extension cable, m 3.3
Width of the contact area, mm 25
Clamp jaw size, mm 70
Minimum thickness of the plate to be clamped by crocodile clip, mm 5
The angle of rotation of the crocodile type clamp in the horizontal plane, degrees ±90
The angle of inclination of the crocodile type clamp in the vertical plane, degree 0, 45, 90
Cable length, m, not shorter than 3.0
Weight of manipulating rod at the working condition (length 2.2 m), kg 3.4
Weight of manipulating rod at the working condition (length 3.7 m), kg 4.0
Weight of manipulating rod at the working condition (length 5.1 m), kg 4.6
Operation temperature range, ºС -15 ÷ +40
User manuals language English
Standard complete set
Photo Item, Index Application
Handle of the rod with recoil group and roll<br>(1 pc)<br><br>Additional sections<br>(1-3 pc) Handle of the rod with recoil group and roll
(1 pc)

Additional sections
(1-3 pc)
SKB110.41.00.000
SKB110.41.00.000-01
SKB110.41.00.000-02
Dielectric rod consists of handle, additional sections (amount of sections depends on the rod's height):

  • The rod’s length 2.2 m for equipment up to 35 kV
    (weight at the working condition 3.4 kg);
  • The rod’s length 3.7 m for equipment up to 110 kV
    (weight at the working condition 4.0 kg);
  • The rod’s length 5.1 m for equipment up to 220 kV
    (weight at the working condition 4.6 kg);
Extension cable <br>(2 pc) Extension cable
(2 pc)
SKB010.41.08.000

For simultaneous connection to 2 inputs of high-voltage object. This set is enough if you work with:

  • microohmmeter MIKO-1 or MIKO-21;
  • micromillikiloohmmeter MIKO-2.3;
  • milliohmmeter MIKO-7, MIKO-7M(A), MIKO-8 or MIKO-8M(A).
Ground cable Ground cable SKB010.41.10.000 For extension cable earthing for its lifting to connect with conductor.
Сase Сase SKB121.06.00.000 For accompanying documentation (user manual and passport), extension and ground cables.
Additional complete set (on order)
Photo Item, Index Application
Extension cable <br>(2 pc) Extension cable
(2 pc)
SKB010.41.08.000

Additional extension cable set for simultaneous connection to 4 inputs of high-voltage object. To be used together with:

  • micromillikiloohmmeter MIKO-2.3;
  • milliohmmeter MIKO-7, MIKO-7M(A), MIKO-8, MIKO-8M(A) and MIKO-9;
  • OLTC analyzers PKR-2 and PKR-2M.
Extension cable <br>(4 pc) Extension cable
(4 pc)
SKB010.41.08.000

Additional extension cable set for simultaneous connection to 6 inputs of high-voltage object. To be used together with:

  • microohmmeter MIKO-1 or MIKO-21;
  • micromillikiloohmmeter MIKO-2.3;
  • analyzer for complex test of HV circuit breakers PKV/M6N, PKV/M7, PKV/U3.1 and PKV/U3.0.
Patent for "the Manipulating Rod that is Used to Mount Test Cables' Clamps on Inputs of High-voltage Equipment on Overhead Electric Power Lines"
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Manipulating rod
Manipulating rod
Manipulating rod is aimed for more convenient connecting of measuring cable clips to inputs of the high-voltage equipment from 35 to 220 kV with height up to 5 m from the ground without using ladders and elevators in order to measure its technical characteristics.
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