Familiarity with insulating oil features can really set you apart from your competition! Utilizing a few of your human senses, can be a crucial part of diagnosing equipment. […]
Effects of Frozen Moisture in Oil Filled Equipment
Good Old, Quality H2O! Recently, the temperatures have been rather cold in the Washington DC area. We hit a week of temperatures below 20°F. Yes, I know; not very cold when compared to our northern states or Canada. But it still brought up some very good talking points. Do you test equipment below 0°C (32°F)? […]
Transformer Oil – What is it, and why sample?
Transformer oil is a liquid that is stable at high temperatures and has excellent electrical insulating properties. Typical motor oil that most people think of, is not the type of oil in a transformer. Transformer oil keeps the transformer cool. It also insulates the transformer and allows electrical components to be more compact than free air apparatus. […]