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Can You Answer These Questions About Your Transformer?

Can You Answer These Questions About Your Transformer?

“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.

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What Car Shopping Can Teach You About Transformer Shopping

What Car Shopping Can Teach You About Transformer Shopping

Remember the first car you ever bought yourself? It was likely a huge, exciting decision that set the tone for how you made future big purchases. The careful, logical mindset we develop when shopping for a car is a valuable tool, and we can apply it when looking to make other big investments.

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Getting a Cheap Transformer–What You’re NOT Paying For

Getting a Cheap Transformer–What You’re NOT Paying For

In a perfect world, mechanical breakdown wouldn’t happen. After all, every piece of mechanical infrastructure come with significant cost, and it would be ideal if they could all last forever.
Unfortunately, breakdowns are very real, and they can be incredibly costly.

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6 Signs You Might Need to Replace Your Oil Filled Transformer

6 Signs You Might Need to Replace Your Oil Filled Transformer

To repair, or replace? That is often the question when dealing with transformers. While ELSCO is home to many skilled repair technicians, more often than not, we will advocate for the replacement of a transformer, as it tends to be the most cost efficient solution for resolving transformer-based problems.

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ELSCO Maintains Quality Facing Nomex Price Increase

ELSCO Maintains Quality Facing Nomex Price Increase

If you have been following the transformer industry in the news at all, you may have noticed that some changes in a small but significant portion of our industry: DuPont Nomex. Nomex is the best insultation on the market. It is the top choice for insulating a transformers primary and secondary windings.

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How to Save Money When Buying a Transformer

How to Save Money When Buying a Transformer

As with any purchase, when buying a transformer, there’s a trick to saving money. It requires you to think long-term: a transformer is an investment, and you’re better off paying more up-front for a quality product. Otherwise, you might save money on installation day,

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5 Ways ELSCO’s Build Process Sets Us Apart

5 Ways ELSCO’s Build Process Sets Us Apart

Here at ELSCO Transformers, we aren’t afraid of being a little different. We know there are a lot of other options out there for your transformer purchase and repair needs, so we strive for a unique excellence. We want every customer of ours to experience the ELSCO difference during every step of working with us.

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2019 Case Study: Build Quality Ensures Reliability

2019 Case Study: Build Quality Ensures Reliability

Earlier this year, Elsco Transformers was featured in an article on manufacturing.net. Though time has passed, the information shared about the work that we do is still accurate and important. If you are in need of a transformer or transformer repair, you might be interested to hear what experts in our field are saying about us.

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Answer These Questions Before Buying a Transformer

Answer These Questions Before Buying a Transformer

A transformer is an investment that should last for a long time. The research phase of purchasing one should be thorough, but more often than not, the need for a transformer can come up unexpectedly, or the research can just seem too overwhelming. Fortunately, the process can be whittled down to a few key questions that need answers before buying a transformer.

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Testimonials

“I appreciate all the work you and your crew did getting the transformer core and coil ready for our application. Everything bolted up perfect and the unit is operating perfectly. When the opportunity presents itself in the future for a transformer replacement you will be the first call.”

-Pete, from a power company

“That’s not a transformer, it’s a work of art! Thanks for restoring my faith that there are people who care about their work, and provides quality products, and service!"

- Dan, from a pharmaceutical company

“Turning that transformer job around in less than 24 hours was impressive (our business depended on it).”

- Stan, from a manufacturing company

“As promised, the transformer installation went seamlessly! The unit fit nicely into the existing enclosure and the bus connections were perfect. I thank you both for your professionalism, attention to detail and excellent customer service – it was a pleasure working w/ ELSCO.”

- Dan, from an electrical company

“You might want to be aware that our electricians have commented that your transformer is the quietest 1500kVA transformer they have ever come across.”

- Travis, from a university

“I am forwarding your contact information to a major electrical supplier in this area. He was very impressed with the service you provided us, despite such short notice.  He wanted to have your information so that if a need came up he would know who to contact.”

- Joe, from a utility company

“Everything went exceptionally well with the installation. The dimensions we shared worked very well– everything fit like a glove! I really appreciate all the support and communication with you guys. I can’t believe we had the transformer sitting here and ready to install 3 days after our first discussion.”

- Dan, from a Fortune 500 manufacturer

“Thanks to all of you. Everything matched up perfectly. Our customer was quite happy with the short time for the delivery and getting it hooked back up.”

- Kris, from a utility company

“The installation went very well due to your planning and the materials that you supplied.  The unit has been performing for a couple of months now and I could not be more pleased.”

- Bill, from a power company

“I appreciate all the work you and your crew did getting the transformer core and coil ready for our application. Everything bolted up perfect and the unit is operating perfectly. When the opportunity presents itself in the future for a transformer replacement you will be the first call.”

- Pete, from a power company

“The fit and connections could not have been more perfect.”

- Mike, from a power-consulting company

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