Introduction to AVO:
At AVO New Zealand we pride ourselves on having arguably the most comprehensive range of electrical test and measurement equipment available from a single source in New Zealand.
Through our commitment to a ‘total solutions' service we provide for the wider needs of the Industry through comprehensive training programmes, industry seminars, news updates, technical and applications advice, repair, backup, and calibration. A Customer Services group caters on-line and in person for technical needs.
Focus of AVO:
The focus of AVO New Zealand is the provision of suitable equipment and applications expertise to permit adequate testing and assessment of electrical and power system assets to determine or assess their condition, safety, and reliability. From such information, effective asset management decisions may follow and our associated consulting arm, www.lordconsulting.com , provides additional expertise.
Industries Serviced by AVO:
AVO New Zealand services the needs of the LV, MV, HV, and EHV electrical and power sectors in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
Test Equipment Offered by AVO for the LV Industry:
Test equipment offered for the LV industry includes insulation, loop, RCD, and appliance testers, as well as clamp meters, multimeters, and voltage probe testers. Additionally, the needs of the industrial LV market are covered by a comprehensive range of Cat 4 equipment, thermographic cameras, electric motor testers, phase and rotation meters, power quality recorders, light meters, earth testers, thermometers, and data loggers. Specialised electronic test equipment is offered including signal generators, function generators, frequency meters, spectrum analysers, and bench power supplies.
Test and Monitoring Equipment by AVO for the MV, HV, and EHV Industries:
The needs of the MV, HV, and EHV power industry testing are covered by 5 and 10 kV insulation testers, power factor & tan delta test sets, battery testing equipment, low resistance ohmmeters, relay test sets, partial discharge ‘PD' equipment. transformer test sets for winding/ratio/tap changer/oil/DGA/SFRA/DFR, Buchholz relays, maximum demand indicators, on-line monitoring equipment for transformers/switchgear/cable, SF6 gas testing equipment, thermographic cameras, corona cameras, switchgear testing and monitoring equipment, distributed temperature sensing ‘DTS' equipment, and advanced power quality testers for underground cables or overhead lines.
Agencies and Brands Represented by AVO:
Many leading brands are represented, including Megger, Morgan Schaffer, Weschler, RH Systems, Appa, DerEe, Mikron, Palmer Wahl, Programma, Sensor Tran, OMI, HVPD, CSIR, UVIRCO, and P&B Weir.