Month: July 2021

In brief – Power autotransformers

Autotransformers are a special type of power transformers that feature a single winding wound onto a laminated core. They are used to either step up or step down the voltage. They’re similar to two-winding transformers. However, their …

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Selecting the optimum cores for SMPS transformers

The selection of the magnetic components, especially transformer cores, to be used in a Switch Mode Power Supply (SMPS) design is the most crucial element. Core choice is generally based upon the application’s power requirements, …

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Choosing a Current or Potential Transformer

When measuring AC currents and voltages of high magnitude, we often take for granted clamp and amp meters. However, the question is, how are these portable measuring instruments able to step down the magnitude to …

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Zatka Machine Transformers

One of the biggest challenges any livestock owner or farmer faces is selecting the proper fencing and equipment for their operation’s needs. Electric fencing should not only keep animals in or out and establish farm …

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Why are all transformer manufacturers not the same?

Transformers are the most critical element of almost all electrical systems, so choosing the most trusted, reliable, and experienced manufacturer becomes difficult. There are various transformer types available, each having a unique construction, a unique …

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