Transformers

ABB Wins $30 Million Solar Power Plant Order in Spain

New substations and equipment to expand power grid and enhance reliability Zurich, Switzerland, - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a $30 million order from GA Solar, part of the Gestamp Corporation, to deliver a 13 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic (PV) power plant in northern Spain. Once connected to the grid, the plant will supply up to 22.6 gigawatt hours (GWh) of...

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Toroidal Transformers feature PCB-mount design.

Available in 1.6-50 VA range, PCB-mount 50/60 Hz toroidal transformers include cores produced from continuous strip of high-grade silicon steel. This, and windings placed concentrically around core, optimize magnetic path, which optimizes use of magnetic flux for power transformation and reduces idle currents when load is removed. Products offer isolation of 4,000 Vac primary to secondary, low...

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Siemens to Expand Power Supply Network in the United Arab Emirates

Siemens Energy has received an order worth approximately EUR30 million from Dubai-based Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) as part of power supply network expansion. The order from the United Arab Emirates covers the supply of a turnkey substation in Fujeirah, one of the northern emirates. Four substations will also be modernized. The power supply project is scheduled for completion...

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ABB Wins $62 Million Order in Oman

Electrical and automation systems to maximize efficiency at iron ore processing plant Zurich, Switzerland, Feb. 23, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth approximately $62 million from Vale to supply electrification and automation systems and related equipment for a new iron ore pellet plant in Oman. The new Vale plant, 230 kilometers northwest of...

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SMD Planar Transformer promotes output winding flexibility.

SMD Planar Transformer promotes output winding flexibility.

With footprint of 35 x 25 mm and profile under 10 mm, planar transformer component designed for battery input voltage (24-48 Vdc) handles power up to 200 W with natural cooling and 240 W with heatsink. It has switching frequency range of 100-300 kHz, efficiency of up to 99%, and leakage inductance of less than 300 nH. PCB layout design allows different input and output possibilities as well as...

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IGBT Drive Transformers enable reliable motor control.

IGBT Drive Transformers enable reliable motor control.

Operating from 500-3,000 V and up to 350 VA and 500 kHz, IGBT power control transformers may be used where high power and harsh electrical environments coincide. Products are custom-designed using circuit simulation and magnetic modeling techniques to control parasitics such as dc winding resistance, winding capacitance, and leakage inductance. Corona values are less than 10 pC @ 3.3 kV, HIPOT at...

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ABB Wins $ 63-Million Power Order in Saudi Arabia

Upgraded substations will increase capacity and strengthen power network Zurich, Switzerland, Feb. 17, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $63 million from the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC), Saudi Arabia's national power transmission utility, to upgrade 15 substations in the country's Eastern and Central provinces. The substations are spread...

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Gate Drive Transformers feature 1,500 Vdc isolation.

Gate Drive Transformers feature 1,500 Vdc isolation.

Housed in miniature SMT packages ranging from 3-7.8 mm, HM42 Series operates from 50 kHz to 1 MHz with 1,500 Vrms insulation between primary and secondary windings. DCRs range from 0.6-2.0 W for primary winding and 0.3-2.0 W for secondary winding. Operating from -40 to +125Â-

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HPS Expands Energy Efficient Transformer Product Offering

HPS Expands Energy Efficient Transformer Product Offering

HPS transformers meet NEMA TP-1-2002 and C802.2 energy efficiency standards... GUELPH, Ontario (January 21, 2009) - Hammond Power Solutions (HPS), the leading manufacturer of dry-type electrical transformers in North America, has expanded its energy-efficient transformer product offering to provide its customers with the broadest selection of energy-efficient transformers in the industry. HPS...

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ABB Successfully Commissions World's Largest Aluminum Smelter Potline

ABB Successfully Commissions World's Largest Aluminum Smelter Potline

Sohar Aluminum Company potline now operating with 1650 V DC, with an annual output of 350,000 tons of aluminum Baden, Switzerland, January 28, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announced the successful completion of the commissioning of Sohar Aluminum Company's (SAC) aluminum smelter potline in Oman. With an annual capacity of 350,000 tons, the SAC potline is the...

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