BEAMA Networks Technical Report No 1. Pressure Rise in Substations Caused by Electrical Faults (2017)

11 October 2018

Members of BEAMA’s Principle Products Management Committee requested that BEAMA in coordination with membership produce a technical paper on the subject of pressure rise in substations caused by internal electrical faults.

This paper aims to set out and clarify the reasons that this occurs, provide guidance to customers, highlight controls available, overview mitigative measures, provide details on relevant regulations and links to further reading on this subject. Further support and expertise is available from the manufacturers of network products.