Our growing library of articles written by Southwest Electric Co’s team of experts provide information on various subjects including transformers, motors, switchgear, field services, and more. Scroll down or choose a category below to see what our experts can help you learn.
February 21, 2023
Neutral Grounding of Electrical Power Systems
To ground, or not to ground – that is the question. There are many factors to consider before selecting the […]Read More
January 24, 2023
How to Determine Transformer Criticality
Determining transformer criticality is an important step towards turning your existing maintenance plan (or lack of) into a reliability-centered maintenance […]Read More
January 5, 2023
Most Common Custom Transformer Options
At Southwest Electric Co, we are experts in building custom distribution class oil-filled transformers with options unique to a wide […]Read More
January 1, 2023
The Right Way to Sample a Transformer
Transformer sampling is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to determine what is going on in our transformers, but […]Read More
September 14, 2022
On-Demand Monitoring: Cost-effective Alternatives to Online Monitoring
The Uptime Conundrum Continually increasing demand for production uptime (and consequent decrease in available system outages for maintenance) continues to […]Read More
September 6, 2022
How Often Should I Pull Transformer Oil Samples?
A common question we get from our customers is “How often should I pull transformer oil samples?” Our training manager […]Read More
August 25, 2022
3 Avoidable Electric Motor Issues
The following article was previously published by Utilities Tech Outlook. Read the original article here. Electric motor owners often ask how […]Read More
August 17, 2022
Jeff Weingarten Speaks on the Current Power Industry Marketplace
Southwest Electric Co. President, Jeff Weingarten, spoke with Transformer Technology’s Editor in chief, Alan Ross, at the 2022 edition of […]Read More
July 21, 2022
Why Are IR Windows So Important?
A common question we get regarding our custom switchgear is “Why are IR windows so important”? This video shows what […]Read More
July 7, 2022
Why Are Key Locks on Our Switch Enclosures?
A common question we get regarding our switchgear is “Why are key locks so common on our switch enclosures?” Key […]Read More