A dry-type transformers installed in an IP54 enclosure suitable for lower temperature regions in the mining industry.

Transformers That Give Mines Both Safety and Uptime

As mines aggressively pursue Zero Harm policies while seeking greater productivity and efficiency, dry-type transformers have much to offer. Specialist company Trafo Power Solutions sees a substantial take up of this technology over traditional oil-filled transformers, with mines recognising the no-compromise benefits.

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Low-Maintenance Option for SA’s Ageing Mini Substations

Complicating South Africa’s energy insecurity is the ageing fleet of mini substations up and down the streets of our cities and towns. Equipped with traditional oil-cooled technology, many of these ‘mini subs’ need replacement each year. When they reach end-of-life, asks Trafo Power Solutions, why not replace them with a safer option that costs less to maintain?

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When selecting a transformer, a customer needs to understand very clearly the issues relating to the load that the transformer will supply or be supplied by.

The Importance of Load

When selecting a transformer, a customer needs to understand very clearly the issues relating to the load that the transformer will supply or be supplied

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Why Dry-type Transformers?

Dry-type transformers are safer and more environmentally friendly, while requiring less maintenance. This is why much of the world has moved towards this technology, and

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The Ins and Outs of Transformer Losses

The losses of a transformer comprise two parts – no-load (or core) losses and load (or copper) losses. No-load losses are a constant and are independent of the power being drawn while load losses vary according to the power being draw.

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3150 kVA cast resin dry-type transformer supplied by Trafo Power Solutions for indoor application.

Trafo Mini-subs & Dry-type Transformers to Motor Plant

An important expansion to South Africa’s automotive industry is benefiting from the installation of 10 dry-type transformers and two mini-substations supplied by Trafo Power Solutions. Working closely with its customer to finalise the design specifications, as well as with manufacturing partner TMC Transformers in Italy, the company was able to meet the tight turnaround times.

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With an application in the food and beverage sector, dry-type transformers are considered ideal.

Dairy Expansion Uses Dry-type Transformers From Trafo

Trafo Power Solutions has assisted a large dairy producer in a recent expansion, supplying five dry-type distribution transformers to its facilities in a coastal region of South Africa. The project required Trafo Power Solutions to design, manufacture, test, deliver and install the five tonne units, as well as to assist with commissioning on site.

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