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The Benefits of Precise and Reliable Utility Products

When you work in the field of power utility, you need reliable tools that can help you measure, diagnose and correct issues related to power supply. A range of electrical utility products are available that can help you meet your key objective of providing high-quality, reliable electric power to your customers, even during outages. In…

SNC to Unveil New Utility Pro Product at IEEE PES T&D 2024 

SNC Manufacturing’s RESTORE-LITE® is already the lightest temporary power restoration unit on the market. However, our newest Utility Pro Product launching in May will weigh less than 50 pounds, making it even easier for a single person to deploy and fit into the back of a truck.  You can see it yourself at our booth…

SNC to Showcase Portable Utility Products at Gresco Expo

Come see and learn more about SNC Manufacturing’s portable utility products and complete line-up at the Gresco Expo at their Forsyth, Georgia, location on March 22. SNC recently launched the lightest weight Personal Grounds Tester in the market. Reps Ben Bloom, Director of Business Development, and Lisa Hanson, Product Manager, will also be available to…

Plan to Meet SNC at Annual DISTRIBUTECH® International Conference

Make plans now to meet SNC Manufacturing reps during the DISTRBUTECH® International conference February 26-29, 2024, in Orlando. Like all attendees, we look forward to learning more and discussing the cutting-edge technologies that power our homes and businesses at this leading industry event. We’ll also be prepared to highlight our newest utility products and answer…

Allient Announces Acquisition of SNC Manufacturing

Expands capabilities and capacity in Allient’s Allied Power Technology Pillar BUFFALO, N.Y., January 11, 2024 — Allient Inc. (formerly known as Allied Motion Technologies Inc.) (Nasdaq: ALNT) (“Allient” or the “Company”), a global designer and manufacturer of precision and specialty Motion, Controls and Power products and solutions for targeted industries and applications, today announced the…

What is an autotransformer? Here are the top things you need to know.

Autotransformers contain only one winding with a portion of the coil serving as both the primary and secondary winding. This unique design guides performance and the best use for applications. Let’s explore more to fully answer the question: What is an autotransformer? How does an autotransformer work? Autotransformers have a singular winding, in which the…

Best applications for medium voltage transformers—an overview

Medium voltage transformers play a critical role across vast industries. These transformers are utilized for applications requiring medium voltage to be stepped down to a lower voltage. What is a medium voltage current transformer? Medium voltage control transformers are designed and constructed to address industrial control application demands. Medium voltage is typically defined as containing…

See SNC’s Newest Products at The Utility Expo 2023

With more than 19,000 attendees and 1.4 million square feet of exhibits, The Utility Expo 2023 promises to be the largest trade show yet for the utility industry. SNC Manufacturing will display its newest electrical utility products and complete line-up at Booth S-3763. Stop by to see for yourself how these products will make your…

Quickly solve electrical noise interference issues

Noise or electrical interference on data transmission wires can lead to customer complaints and disruptions in home and business operations. Noise-mitigation utility products help troubleshoot to identify the issue and reduce noise levels. SNC provides reliable electrical noise interference products for copper network components. Identify electrical noise interference with QUIET-TEL® SNC’s QUIET-TEL® noise-mitigation equipment offers…

Join SNC at the 2023 EDIST Conference and Exhibition

Come and learn along with SNC Manufacturing at the 2023 Electricity, Distribution, Information Systems and Technology (EDIST) Conference & Exhibition May 30 – June 1, 2023, at the Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre. This year’s educational conference Transformation: Elevating the Electricity Sector to New Heights will address critical engineering, operational, IT and management issues faced…

Meet SNC at Annual ATIS PEG Protecting the Network Conference

While learning about the industry’s leading challenges from presenters, SNC Manufacturing also looks forward to meeting attendees at the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) Protection Engineers Group (PEG) annual conference April 25-27, 2023, in Broomfield, Colorado. During the Protecting the Network: Fundamentals for Electrical Protection of Distributed Networks event, attendees will hear about the…

Top industrial transformer features for maximum operator safety

Operator safety and device protection must be a priority for industrial control transformers. Purposeful designs and protective transformer features help ensure a safe operation while also providing easy handling and effective performance. Terminal safety Terminals molded into the industrial control transformers with a robust design include helpful safety components. For example, SNC’s finger-safe terminals are…

SNC to Attend New IEEE PES Grid Edge Technologies Conference and Expo

SNC Manufacturing is excited to attend the new Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power & Energy Society (IEEE PES) Grid Edge Technologies Conference and Exposition April 10-13, 2023, in San Diego. The event will serve as a critical collaborative forum, bringing together a variety of organizations essential to delivering enhanced productivity, efficiency, and interoperability…

SNC to Attend 2023 NWPPA Engineering & Operations Conference and Trade Show

SNC Manufacturing looks forward to meeting attendees of the Northwest Public Power Association (NWPPA) Engineering & Operations Conference and Trade Show. The event takes place April 4-6 in Reno, Nevada. Ben Bloom, Vice President – Business Development, and Lisa Hanson, Associate Product Manager, will be at Booth 241 to share the latest updates and answer…

SNC to Sponsor 2023 Duke Energy Florida Lineman’s Rodeo

SNC Manufacturing is pleased to be a sponsoring vendor for the upcoming Duke Energy Florida Lineman’s Rodeo in Winter Garden. The annual rodeo takes place Saturday, April 1, but our team members will be there starting Friday, March 31 to meet with lineman competitors and judges when they register and attend pre-rodeo meetings. Stop by…

How stringent specifications for military transformers are met

Rugged military environments in airborne, space, missile, shipboard and other military applications expose transformers to the toughest conditions. Military transformers must be designed to withstand harsh elements they are commonly exposed to including wind, lightning, extreme temperatures, water exposure, explosions, drops and even electromagnetic fields.  Electrical transformers for the military are designed to provide peak…

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:  What is an industrial control transformer? Also called a control transformer, an industrial control transformer changes supply voltages for the operating of multiple different electromagnetic devices. This includes, but is not limited to, relays, contactors, timers and solenoids. When an electromagnetic device is activated, it typically requires 3-10 times…

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…