Posts tagged as transformer

Cigré SC A2: Power transformers and reactors – fire safety

  A failure of a transformer does not always cause a fire, however, if this does happen the consequences can be very severe. The extent of the damage may even cascade to the adjacent plant. Cigré Study Committee (SC) A2 initiated a working group (WG A2.33) which looked at transformer fire safety and compiled a […]

Switching device extends transformer life

  Reinhausen South Africa, a 100% subsidiary of German based Maschinenfabrik Reinhausen (MR) with its other 26 subsidiaries around the world, enjoys success in the global niche markets of electrical energy technology. The company, which has facilities in Johannesburg, Lydenburg, Durban and Cape Town, offers the transformer market its Vacutap switching technology for both high-speed […]

Energy transformed is power

  Information from Powertech Transformers Powertech Transformers (PTT) consists of three world class operations involved in the design, manufacture, installation and commissioning  of transformers. The company supplies a full range of transformers, from generator step-up to transmission and distribution transformers, including three- and single-phase units, auto-transformers, arc-furnace, locomotive and traction transformers, miniature sub-stations, NECRT’s as […]

Scottish substation gets an upgrade

  Efacec has been awarded a contract, resulting from the Supergrid Transformers contract which was signed during the second quarter of 2013, to supply a shell-technology transformer for Scottish and Southern Energy in the United Kingdom. The contract covers the installation of a 180/360 MVA, 275/132 kV autotransformer in the substation at Connagill in Strath […]