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PressPack

PressPack

The main objective is to provide fundamental material and packaging knowledge for supporting realisation of reliable Pressure Tolerant Power Electronic (PTPE)components and circuits for operation depths down to 5000m.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Identify roadmaps and possible material solutions for enabling PTPE converters up to medium voltage levels (6.6kV AC, 15kV DC)
  • Characterize and demonstrate alternative materials for electric insulation of PTPE
  • Find alternative methods for packaging of components and power circuits
  • Demonstrate feasible solutions by live hyperbaric experiments on components and power circuits
  • Strengthen the expertise and provide required facilities at SINTEF for optimizing and qualifying materials, components and complete converters
  • Provide guidelines for design, test and qualification of PTPE solutions, and support upgrade of prevailing standards and specifications
  • Accomplish one Post Doc scholarship on insulating material investigations
Published 29 July 2014
Senior Research Scientist

Project start

2012