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Posted: Nov 14, 2013
Categories: Power Engineering
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Author: Joe Kreisel

Transformer Upgrades and Replacements – Think Energy Savings!

When it comes to upgrading and replacing existing transformers at your facility, there is no lack of product offering on the market. By upgrading your transformer to a TP1-1 Compliant or NEMA Premium Efficiency transformer, you can considerably reduce your energy costs. Additionally, if you save your company money while simultaneously minimizing your company’s impact on the environment, you’ll be the company’s in house rock star.

The HPS Tool Box Energy Savings Calculator makes your product selection decisions easier and better. Since the Energy Savings Calculator is easy to use, the following information is all you will need: Facility Application Profile (Commercial or Industrial), kVA of existing transformer and your current utility rate. With this information, the Energy Savings Calculator will provide you detailed information on both TP1-1 and NEMA Premium Efficiency transformers that fit your application. You select the transformer that works best for you.

Let’s look at an example:

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Posted: Oct 17, 2013
Categories: Power Engineering
Comments: 0
Author: Joe Kreisel

Dry-Type Transformer Calculation

The HPS Tool Box created by Hammond Power Solutions includes a simple and easy to use online calculator that quickly calculates the size of the dry-type transformer needed for your application. All you need is the basic load data: Number of Phases, kVA, Volts or Amps. Once you specify two of the three power supply requirements, the current calculator will calculate the missing value.

Let’s look at an example:

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Posted: Sep 19, 2013
Categories: Power Engineering
Comments: 0
Author: Joe Kreisel

Buck-Boost Transformer

Selecting the right buck-boost transformer for your specific job can be a bit tricky. That’s why I love the HPS Tool Box created by Hammond Power Solutions. When you provide a couple of key buck-boost transformer data fields (Number of Phases, kVA or Amps, Line and Load Voltage), the HPS Tool Box selects the best buck-boost transformer for your application.

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