Oil Power Transformers
GBE supplies oil power transformers up to 50 MVA with voltage of 145kV (BIL650), with Off Circuit or On Load Tap Changer. TheOn Load Tap Changer can be either external or internal to the transformer tank. The oil power transformer is made according to constructive and design criteria as to ensures the highest operational reliability and a great performance in the electrodynamic stress, as well as excellent isolation so to avoid problems related to possible network overvoltages. The magnetic core is made with high permeability 45 degrees cut steel sheets in the European or American step lap type. The pack tighteners of the magnetic sheets are sized appropriately to ensure the mechanical sealing, noise reduction, and any problem relating to the handling or stresses of the windings. The MV and HV windings are made of a disc or with transposed cable conductors; they are made with horizontal or vertical winding machines by experienced staff in a controlled environment. The positioning of the coils and the gap between them and between the layers is performed according to the precise indications of the electrical design, as well as the type of conductor and the its processing. The drying and pressing process of the windings prior to assembly is fundamental and is carried out in a furnace with dry air circulation, monitored and recorded temperatures.
The power transformer can have two or more windings and can be fitted with compensation winding.
PUMPING OIL plant built by a leading Italian company in the Oil and Gas industry GBE SpA has recently completed the supply of 4MVA oil transformers for a prestigious plant for the powering of twin-screw pumps for the Algerian state company. The contract was implemented in collaboration with a major Parma-based company operating in the […]
Participation of GBE at the hydroelectric conference in Italy The prestigious annual conference entitled Hydromatters 4.0. recently took place in Padua. GBE SpA with the speaker Eng. Fabio Cavestro illustrated the constructive design used for transformers and reactors subject to occasional, continuous and severe mechanical vibration. During the seminar two types of installation were highlighted […]
A flexible, easy-to-use solution designed by GBE Bunds for oil-filled transformers are a new product developed by the GBE steelworks department. For those installations where this bund has not been included, GBE has developed an extremely flexible solution, designed to protect the environment. The oil bund has been developed in pickled and subsequently galvanized metal […]