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Harmonic Problems in Power Transformers

Preventing malfunction in power transformers BY ANDY SAGL, Megger Harmonics are another power quality phenomenon that can cause equipment to malfunction. Harmonics are a sinusoidal component of periodic waves that have frequencies that are multiples of the fundamental frequency. Harmonics can cause...

POWER TRANSFORMERS. Surplec Repair Facilities

Repairing & Remanufacturing your transformer offers a solution that is both technically and economically efficient. Through repairs, we restore a transformer to its original condition in all aspects (current, voltage and impedance). Remanufacturing, on the other hand, involves, e.g., providing...

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New options for insulation systems in power transformers

Introduction

The development of new insulation materials has been critical in the evolution of the design of power transformers. Insulation systems for liquid filled power transformers are a combination of materials that are aimed to provide the required electrical, mechanical, thermal properties together with a full chemical compatibility for successful operation of the transformer for several decades under defined operation conditions.

Materials enabling innovative power transformer solutions

The offering of solid materials like papers or...

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Case Study: Rapid Changes in Bushing Health

IntroductionContinuous online monitoring of bushings provides real-time information which can result in the early detection of a possible failure. Challenge: A Major AlarmA prominent U.S. utility was looking for a way to improve system reliability for their 138kV assets. They researched and...

The Distribution Transformer - Critical Power System Component

By R.W. Hurst, Editor A distribution transformer is a critical component of the electrical power system, used to reduce the voltage of electrical energy for electric power distribution to end-users. It plays a vital role in voltage regulation and load management, ensuring the efficient and reliable...

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