This webinar will cover the following topics.

  • Understanding silver sulphide formation, influencing factors and failure mechanism in Power Transformer Online Tap Changers (OLTC).
  • Use of Irgamet 39 to mitigate the risk of silver sulphide corrosion and limitations.
  • Risk assessment for utilities to mitigate risk of silver sulphide corrosion


Dr. Sameera Samarasinghe – Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Power Systems of the FutureInnovation Team, School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, The University of Queensland, Australia.

Sameera Samarasinghe received his B.Sc.Eng. (Hons) and M.Sc. Eng. Degree in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, in 2014 and 2016 respectively, and the PhD degree in electrical engineering from The University of Queensland, in 2021. He worked as a laboratory instructor at High voltage engineering laboratory, University of Peradeniya. He is currently a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow with the Power, Energy & Control research group, School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, The University of Queensland. His research interests include transformer condition monitoring, corrosive sulphur, overhead conductor condition monitoring and machine and deep learning for condition monitoring applications.


TIC members –  Free                                                       
Only TIC members register by emailing with course title(s)/name/email/company/and contact phone.

Non TIC member – Cost $100AUD (incl 10%GST)              
Non TIC Member Online Registration

About Australasian Transformer Innovation Centre webinar series

The Australasian Transformer Innovation Centre (TIC) will deliver a number of webinars in 2022. Our Continuing Professional Development courses are designed to fill the training gaps for personnel working in electrical utilities, generation, renewables, mining oil and gas, manufacturers and service staff

These webinars will typically be 1 hour to 4 hours long, and offer great learning outcomes at low cost.