Transformers

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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4 Things You Need to Know About Transformer Oil

Transformer oil is necessary for many reasons. In this article, you’ll learn four things you need to know about transformer […]

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Traditional Transformer Oil vs. Today’s Alternative Fluids

The following article was published in Transformer Technology‘s Issue 9. Read the original article here. Today, most transformers are filled […]

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5 Questions on Transformer Grounding

You hired someone to install and ground your transformer. You assumed they understood and followed all appropriate codes and considered […]

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7 Reasons to Choose Southwest Electric as Your Transformer Manufacturer

You may recognize Southwest Electric Co. as a go-to substation service provider, a custom manufacturer of switchgear, or a reliable […]

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The Importance of Electrical Testing Your Transformer

Testing your equipment is an important part of making sure your transformers are operating correctly and efficiently. The most common […]

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3 Key Areas to Examine During a Transformer Visual Inspection

3 Key Areas to Examine During a Transformer Visual Inspection A thorough visual inspection is an important part of your […]

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