Category: Generators

5 Things to Look for When Renting a Transformer

How do you choose a transformer? Well, choosing a transformer rental is a smart start. You access the exact transformer you need, and you get professional support for a lower cost than buying the transformer outright. If you’re renting a transformer for your business, there are things you should know about how to choose the […]

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How Does a Neutral Ground Resistor Work?

A neutral grounding resistor or neutral ground resistor is an important option for anyone using low and medium-voltage generators and transformers. Every system with a generator, alternator or transformer needs to be grounded to improve safety and prevent damage to people, equipment, and your overall electrical system. Neutral ground resistors are just one option to […]

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5 Advantages of Isolation Transformers

  Interested in learning more about how an isolation transformer works? Here are five major advantages of isolation transformers:  1. Isolation Transformers Have A Lower Risk of Energy Surge    Power surges are problematic when you work with electricity. A surge could short circuit equipment, shock you, or even cause a fire. Isolation transformers reduce […]

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All You Need to Know About 3 Phase Transformers

Transformers adjust the voltage of the electrical current. A single-phase transformer is fairly simple, it uses one primary and one secondary winding in order to change the voltage. Three-phase transformers are more complex and are able to support heavy industrial use. Discover how three-phase transformers work and why you might consider using one below. What […]

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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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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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