HOW TO MEASURE XFRMR POWE
Subject: HOW TO MEASURE XFRMR POWE
From: richard.quick-at-slug-dot-org (Richard Quick)
Date: Mon, 26 Feb 1996 23:22:00 GMT
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> I have 2 12KV transformers. They are about 2.5' cubed and
> filled with oil. I have been able to tell the output voltage
> by placing 10VAC on the input and measured 1200VAC on the
> output. The tricky part is how to tell what the power rating
> is. There is no indication of who made them or any stickers or
> plates on them of any kind.
Ahh, mystery core!
> Does anyone have any ideas on a semi-easy way to tell what the
> maximum safe power output of the transformers are?
This may sound really stupid, but how physically heavy is one of
these units including the oil? I find you can tell a great deal
about kVA power ratings from the approximate weight of the unit.
... If all else fails... Throw another megavolt across it!
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