Doble Engineering Plant Tour
Richard E. Kane

The Worcester County and Boston Chapters of the Power Engineering Society are pleased to announce a plant tour at Doble Engineering Company. Located in Watertown, Massachusetts, Doble has been supplying diagnostic testing equipment and consulting engineering services to the electric power industry since 1920. Doble's diagnostic instruments include the "TR" Circuit Breaker Dynamic Testing Series, the "M" Apparatus Insulation Testing Series and the "F" Relay Testing and Calibration Series. These products, designed to function despite adverse electrical environments and the shock and vibration of transport, have proven themselves through years of field use.

Doble Engineering Company with its 75 years of industry diagnostic experience presents and supports INSITE, a comprehensive, Expert System, continuous, on-line diagnostic system for circuit breakers, transformers, bushings and CTs. INSITE evaluates the condition of electrical apparatus, eliminates the need for scheduled outages and minimizes the possibility of unintentional outages thereby maximizing available system capacity. INSITE's unique Expert System detects malfunctions in the incipient stage and issues prioritized ALERTS! that communicate abnormal operation and guide maintenance decisions.

When: Tuesday, October 20, 1998
Time: Lunch 11:30 a.m. (sponsored by Doble), Technical Presentation: 12:15-1:00 p.m., Plant Tour: 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Where: Doble Engineering Company, 85 Walnut Street, Watertown, MA 02172,

We invite all IEEE members and their guests to participate in this plant tour preceded by lunch and a technical presentation at their Watertown facility. Since this is a luncheon meeting, please RSVP your attendance by October 15, 1998, to Richard E. Kane - 508/393-3619 or E-Mail

Directions: I-90 to Exit 17; .1 mi. north on Centre St.; .4 mi. north on Galen St. to Watertown Square- cross the Charles river; bear right on SR16 (Mt. Auburn Street , cross Rt 20) .7mi. ; turn right on Walnut St.; .2 mile to Doble Engineering. In case you get lost Doble's phone number is 617/926-4900.

Richard E. Kane
17 Coolidge Circle
Northborough, MA 01532
Phone 508-393-3619