Condition Assessment of Medium Voltage Cables

The latest session in our Testing Tactics series of webinars

This online seminar is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in expanding their knowledge and skills in the field of medium voltage cable insulation assessment. The session will provide an in-depth exploration of the key challenges associated with assessing the condition of medium voltage cables, as well as the most effective strategies and tools for performing correct diagnostics. This presentation will cover a wide range of topics, starting with an overview of the distinct types of medium voltage cables and their unique characteristics. Attendees will also learn about the most common causes of cable degradation and failure, which include environmental factors such as temperature and humidity, as well as mechanical stress and insulation breakdown. One of the most important aspects of cable condition assessment is the use of diagnostic techniques to find potential cable failures before they occur.  

Valuable insights into the latest advancements in predictive maintenance and the use of advanced analytics tools to check cable health and find potential issues will be presented. Attendees will also learn about the latest advancements in cable testing equipment and methods, which can be used to assess cable insulation resistance, partial discharge, and other key parameters. Interpreting test results and making informed decisions about cable maintenance and repair is another critical aspect of medium voltage cable condition assessment. The online seminar will provide attendees with best practices for interpreting test results and making informed decisions about cable maintenance and repair.  

Whether you are a seasoned electrical engineer or a novice technician, this online seminar is an excellent opportunity to gain experience about the latest techniques and best practices for keeping your cables in top condition for best performance and safety.  


This is a free webinar

All webinar attendees are eligible to receive 1 NETA CTD and 1 PDH or 0.1 CEU. 



Joseph Aguirre

Applications Engineer

Joseph was born in Dallas, TX and grew up in Marshall, TX. Joseph is currently working to obtain his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin (UTPB). Joseph started his career as an Industrial Maintenance in 2010 to 2014. While working fulltime Joseph enrolled into Texas State Technical College (TSTC) in 2012 and graduated in 2014 with an Associates of Science in Industrial Maintenance. He then went to Oncor’s Transmission Department as a Substation Maintenance and Construction Technician/Electrician. In 2018 he accepted the position as Transmission Crew Foreman. From 2019 to 2021 Joseph was a Senior Field Service Technician and a Project Manager at Titan Quality Power Services, providing commissioning/maintenance on all substation apparatus and industrial electrical equipment, before coming to Megger as an Applications Engineer.