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Transformer Cable Installation and Sizing Guide

The method for installing transformer cable varies based on the type of project. The most common methods include pulling, blowing, and pushing into ducts, direct burial, and aerial installation. Here we offer a guide to transformer cable installation and recommended sizing. Methods of Transformer Cable Installation Common methods of installation include: Installation in ducts: Using […]

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How to Test High Voltage Cables

  HIPOT Testing, also known as Dielectric Withstand Testing ensures high voltage power cables are sound. The test identifies issues with currents flowing from one point to another. It allows electricians to test devices and determine whether or not the insulation is working. It’s the best way to find damaged insulation, as well as issues […]

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Transformer Safety: Working with Power Supplies

Transformers are complicated and potentially dangerous equipment. It is important that everyone working with or near your transformer understand safety protocols. Do you have a complete plan for transformer safety? Here are some tips to keep transformer safety standards high at your facility or event. Keep Up with Maintenance Maintenance may sound like an odd […]

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How to Choose a Transformer for Your Power Supply Needs

Transformers are complicated pieces of equipment, that are essential for your operation or event. Getting the right transformer is essential for your success, efficiency, and long-term operation. If you choose a transformer that doesn’t quite meet your needs, you may end up needing to buy new equipment or constraining your operation based on your power […]

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Transformer Maintenance Checklist

As with any equipment, transformers need to be maintained in order to keep running properly and to make sure that you get the full-service life possible out of them. Maintaining your transformers can be time-consuming, because there are items that need to be frequently checked and others that need to be inspected weekly, monthly, semi-annually and […]

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