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Seven simple tips to select a transformer manufacturer

Transformer manufacturers help meet the power needs for a wide variety of industries. Finding the right manufacturer can ensure transformers are engineered to specification, delivered on time and manufactured to the highest quality. Here are a few tips to help you evaluate transformer suppliers. Look for a knowledgeable and experienced team It’s the people behind…

Aluminum vs. copper wire windings in transformers

Transformer manufacturers and installers have been discussing the pros and cons of copper versus aluminum wire windings for years. Many people believe copper is superior to aluminum. This is because decades ago, improper termination on aluminum windings caused house fires. However, proper termination eliminates that threat. There are multiple advantages and disadvantages to both copper…

Industrial control transformer: Definition and applications

In short, industrial control transformers are:  Control transformers that change supply voltages for electromagnetic devices  Manufactured with an iron core and copper or aluminum coils  Utilized for applications requiring an electric motor   What is an industrial control transformer? Also called a control transformer, an industrial control transformer changes supply voltages for the operating of multiple…

Reduce Noise and Interference with Noise Chokes

SNC’s noise chokes are designed to reduce noise induced from A/C power lines or other sources of interference. They also prevent equipment damage or malfunction due to induced A/C currents and help improve circuit imbalance and protect sensitive equipment. Specifically designed to minimize noise and interference currents induced on copper communications cables, SNC’s noise chokes…

How to help solve two critical problems in manufacturing

Mitigating issues with the labor gap and supply chain  Manufacturing companies are facing unprecedented times. With difficulties to attract and retain great candidates, along with supply chain disruptions, companies are struggling to solve their problems in manufacturing and keep up with customer demands.   On the Manufacturers’ Network Podcast, Rick Winter, SNC Manufacturing’s VP of Sales and Marketing, discusses its…

Transformer glossary

What are the different types of transformers? There are multiple transformer types available that can be utilized for countless different applications across a wide range of industries. This includes sensitive electronic equipment, heavy-duty industrial machinery, and low and high voltage requirements. The different types of transformers include: Autotransformers  General purpose transformers  Industrial control transformers  Isolation…

Electrical Sensitivity FAQ

From time to time, we receive phone calls from people experiencing an uncommon problem: electrical sensitivity. Unlike most human beings, these callers hear sounds produced by machines wired at 60 Hz. And that sound sensitivity results in everything from headaches to lost sleep to nausea. The problem is, just about every machine and appliance you…

SNC factory expansion in Acuna, Mexico

To better serve customers and add additional equipment and production lines, SNC acquired the 10,000+ square-foot building next door to its factory in Acuna, Mexico. This factory expansion allows SNC to rearrange its current factory space and produce additional products. The original factory was 30,000 square feet of production space, producing high-volume electrical transformers, including:…

SNC – Exhibiting at The Utility Expo

The largest event for utility professionals

ICUEE (International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition) has changed their name to The Utility Expo. But one thing hasn’t changed: It’s the largest event for contractors and utility professionals.

How to determine your transformer specifications

Specifying a transformer requires significant understanding of the environment in which it will reside, the input and output needs and power stability, in order to provide trouble-free performance that meets your application’s exact requirements.