E-lesson: An Introduction to Transformer Oil – A brief overview of transformers based on insulation systems
Hosted by: C. S. NARASIMHAN. / Free, Basic level
This is the first e-lesson in the Transformer Oil course, authored and hosted by C. S. NARASIMHAN.
The topic covers the following aspects:
- Why mineral oil is the most popular fluid among different oils
- A technical comparison of oil-filled transformers (OIT) with gas-insulated transformers, dry-type transformers and liquid nitrogen cooled transformers highlighting the major advantages of OITs over the other types of transformers
- Finally, a list of major transformer oil suppliers and the grades of oils they make will also be provided
Keywords: mineral oil, oil-filled transformers, SF6 insulated transformer, dry type, HTS