Alstom Grid wins contract in China for world?s highest rated current furnace transformer

Alstom Grid has been awarded a contract with Qinghai Salt Lake Industry Group to deliver 16 of its new, 65 MVA Electric Arc Furnace transformers to the Qinghai Salt Lake Metal Magnesium Integration Project (Geermu City) and the Qinghai Salt Lake Haina Chemical Company PVC Project (Xining City), both located in north-west of China.
Developed and manufactured locally by SEC ALSTOM Transformers, the 65 MVA transformer has the greatest current rating (155 kA) of any Electric Arc Furnace transformer to have been installed in the world to date. Designed to meet the high-intensity energy needs of industries using furnace processes, various innovative solutions have been implemented in order to meet the complex specification requirements. Conceived for maximum reliability, it will provide the customer with a stable and secure supply that is essential for maintaining this specific kind of production.
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Posted by Gloria Llopis | 2011-10-20