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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.
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.
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.
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.
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,
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.
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.
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.
At ELSCO, we know how important it is to minimize expenses without sacrificing performance. We understand that when your transformer breaks, you need to be armed with the knowledge to get back up and running in the most cost effective way possible. In our years of experience, we’ve learned a few things about the customer experience side of transformer repair–after all, we’ve been repairing transformers since 1912
Elsco Transformers was recently featured in a case study on EnergyCentral. George Whitcomb, P.E., president of IETC, an industrial commercial electrical contractor based in York, PA. states “We got the specs and proceeded to see if anyone had one in stock.