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6 Signs You Might Need to Replace Your Oil Filled Transformer

June 13, 2019

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. However, the decision ultimately isn’t up to us, […]

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ELSCO Maintains Quality Facing Nomex Price Increase

June 13, 2019

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. It’s numerous desirable […]

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How to Save Money When Buying a Transformer

May 10, 2019

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, but that savings will soon mean nothing after possible years of […]

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Technician working on a dry type transformers coils.

5 Ways ELSCO’s Build Process Sets Us Apart

April 24, 2019

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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Transformer technician working on dry type transformer.

2019 Case Study: Build Quality Ensures Reliability

April 11, 2019

Earlier this year, Elsco Transformers was featured in an article on 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 […]

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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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The Hidden Costs of Transformer Repair (And How to Avoid Them)

February 10, 2019

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 […]

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New dry type transformer set inside of a facility. Publishes Case Study on Transformer Failure.

December 18, 2018

What to do When Your Transformer Fails 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. I called ELSCO Transformers first, because I’d […]

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Recent Case Study Published: No Time to Lose When a Power Transformer Fails

December 18, 2018

No Time to Lose When a Power Transformer Fails Elsco Transformers is excited to be featured in a case study on Total Industrial Plant Solutions. “Any reduction in productivity proves costly, demanding immediate action. As reported in the Thomas Industry Update Newsletter, a survey of 101 manufacturing executives in the automotive industry concluded that the […]

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