How to Size a Transformer?


You will need to find out the load voltage, load current/amps, and line voltage to determine what size transformer you have. Next you need to find out if it is a single phase or three phase transformer. Depending on the different phase, the transformer will be a different size. For more information look here: Transformer Sizing;
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How to Size a Transformer
Electrical transformers are used in everyday life. At times when an electrical device fails it is more often than not the transformer that is the problem. Replacing the transformer is generally an easy to do. You must be sure that you select the proper... More »
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1. Understand the language used in transformer calculations. Certain terminology is used when sizing the transformer. The terms are easy to understand since they use abbreviations
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