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facebooklinkedinyoutuberssWhen the transformer that supplies power to your facility fails, everything comes to a grinding halt. Reducing downtime and getting the power back on becomes your top priority. A major part of that...
Round and rectangular core shapes offer unique advantages. Learn the differences between round and rectangular cores for transformers!
One common question when selecting a transformer is whether to choose a disc or a layer wound option. Learn whether disc or layer wound is better!
Dry-type transformers typically feature either copper or aluminum windings, also known as coils. Learn which winding is best for your application!
This guide to oil-filled transformer maintenance can help you avoid the expenses associated with repairs and replacements by teaching you effective ways to inspect your units and create maintenance schedules.
How do you determine what size transformer you need? Fortunately, sizing your transformer is relatively simple. Read our guide to transformer kva ratings.
Keep your dry type transformer running with regular service and inspections. Use this routine dry type transformer maintenance checklist to reduce the time wasted on unnecessary repairs while improving your equipment’s operation.
Two types of transformers are dry and liquid. Although they serve the same purpose, they have different characteristics that are ideal for particular situations, environments and budgets. If you’re designing a power system for a specific project, ELSCO Transformers can help you consider various factors before investing in a solution.
More than 40% of the energy used in the U.S. is consumed by building operations, including the electrical equipment and appliances within those buildings. While this equipment is essential to daily functionality in homes and business locations, ensuring that these appliances use energy efficiently is also gaining importance. Since the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 was amended, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has been responsible for ensuring that appliances meet a minimum standard of energy and water efficiency. The DOE rules apply to over 60 different product types used in public and commercial applications, including transformers.
“My transformer is just a couple of years old – It’s going to last for years.”
You may not think you need a new transformer today, but how do you know? Transformers are an afterthought for most because they don’t experience failures that often – but when they do, it could really cost you if you’re not prepared.