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How a High Quality Transformer Saves You Money in the Long Run

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How a High Quality Transformer Saves You Money in the Long Run

August 12, 2022

Every business decision should involve some long-term thinking. Spending more for a quality product can end up being a more cost-effective decision in many cases. You probably know this is true for plenty of things, but what about transformers? Not all transformers are created equal. Some transformers can drain you financially, while higher-quality ones can […]

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Dry-Type vs. Liquid Transformers

April 6, 2020

Jump To: Dry Type vs. Liquid Transformers Air-Cooled Transformers Liquid-Insulated Transformers Safety Requirements & Environmental Considerations Maintenance Considerations Equipment Size Requirements & Capacity Site Selection & Application Benefits and Drawbacks of Liquid Transformers Advantages and Disadvantages of Dry Type Transformers A transformer allows you to use lower voltages of electricity for various applications. In most […]

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DOE Efficiency Standards for Transformers

April 3, 2020

Jump To: What Are The DOE Efficiency Standards? Benefits of Efficiency Standards to the Customer and the Industry How to Comply With Efficiency Standards Impacts of DOE Regulations and Compliant Transformers 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 […]

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4 Signs Your Dry Type Transformer Needs To Be Repaired—Fast

October 23, 2019

Transformers are integral to the prolonged success of any operation. That’s why it’s important to be proactive about replacing your transformer. Typically, a quality transformer should last for a decade, but often, lesser quality builds will fail well before that. Transformer failure can have steep costs in time and money. Evaluate your dry-type transformer and […]

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Getting a Cheap Transformer — What You’re Not Paying For

October 2, 2019

In a perfect world, mechanical breakdown wouldn’t happen. After all, every piece of mechanical infrastructure comes with significant costs, and it would be ideal if they could all last forever. Unfortunately, breakdowns are very real, and the cost of transformer repairs and maintenance can be high. When it comes to transformers, a low-quality unit could potentially […]

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What Car Shopping Can Teach You About Transformer Shopping

July 5, 2019

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. For example, […]

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Answer These Questions Before Buying a Transformer

March 14, 2019

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 […]

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