The free breathing transformers are equipped with a cushion under the cover or a conservator to allow the oil to expand, at the temperature variations. As it is not hermetic, the oil is always in contact with the air. Moisture is kept at bay through the use of dehydrating salts contained in special filters (breather). The tank can be in finned or with radiators. This design applies to all powers, but especially from 4000 kVA and up. For higher powers and to avoid contact between the oil and air, a rubber separator (rubber bag) or a nitrogen cushion is used.
A customised supply for one of the most innovative oil rigs in Europe GBE, a company capable of developing customized solutions covering all kinds of products, satisfying any installation need and managing also the machining processes internally, has played once again a strategic role in one of its recent supplies. For the Tempa Rossa plant, […]
The economic and compact solution for adjusting the grid voltage, optimising the performance of the transformer and reducing losses In most countries in Europe (and around the world), the voltage of the power lines for the distribution of energy varies by more than +/- 10%, no longer guaranteeing the maximum limit as required by EN50160. […]
The aim is to reduce losses and gain in efficiency. GBE are ready, thanks to their high ECODESIGN transformers production. The global commitment for energy efficiency and emissions reduction keeps moving on. The newest European Union Legislation 548/2014 sets the new standards about ecodesign, imposing a drastic reduction on losses of new transformers launched on […]