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Transformer Assembly, Installation & Commissioning

Our Experienced Team Has Installed Thousands of Transformers and Kept Them In Service,
Delivering The Reliable Power You Need


You’ve purchased a new transformer, but there’s SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED! Waukesha® Service has the capability and equipment to completely assemble and install your transformers, whether manufactured by SPX Transformer Solutions or other suppliers worldwide. Waukesha® Service can also disassemble units that may need to be moved.

We can start with receiving inspection at the rail siding, port of entry, substation site or wherever the unit is located, and then assemble all parts that were removed for shipment to make the transformer operational. If the unit was shipped oil-filled and it is necessary to lower the oil level to install bushings or other parts, Waukesha® Service can get it done.

Transformer InstallationWaukesha® Service oil tank trucks can be summoned to the site for oil storage or hauling, and we can bring in one of our many oil-processing rigs. Using your specifications, the transformer supplier’s specifications or ours, Waukesha Service can vacuum degasify and prepare new oil for installation, pull vacuum on the transformer and professionally complete the vacuum oil-filling process.

A wide range of tests can also be performed to verify that your transformer is ready for service:

  • Doble® Power Factor Test of Windings
  • Doble® Power Factor Test of Bushings
  • Doble® Surge Arrester Test
  • Core Resistance (Megger)
  • TTR (Transformer Turns Ratio)
  • Winding Insulation Resistance
  • Winding Excitation
  • Winding Resistance
  • CT (Current Transformer) Ratio, Polarity and Saturation
  • Operational Check of Controls
  • Calibration of Gauges
  • Thermal Scans
  • Doble® Sweep Frequency Response Analysis
  • Phase Relation
  • Materials & Oil Testing:
    • Oil General Chemistry
    • DGA (Dissolved Gas Analysis)
    • Furfural Analysis
    • Particle Count
    • Metals-in-Oil Analysis
    • Degree of Polymerization

Your transformer is one of the most expensive and important components in your substation, and you can be confident that the skilled Waukesha® Service team will assemble and install it right.

For a brochure on our installation capabilities, download the following Adobe Acrobat file:

Transformer Installations & Relocations Flyer (659k)

Your local rep may involve an experienced SPX Waukesha Service Project Engineer to thoroughly understand the scope of your work before providing a quotation. SPX Waukesha Field Service Managers are also ready to guide our Service Technicians to efficiently and accurately complete the contracted work to your satisfaction within the agreed timeframe.

In addition to transformer installation and assembly, SPX Transformer Solutions has the equipment, experience and capability to complete repairs and/or upgrades you may elect to perform on your older transformers such as insulation dryouts, bushing replacements, LTC repairs/upgrades, FR3 retrofills, etc.; combining services can minimize costs and transformer downtime.

For more information or assistance during normal business hours, call or e-mail your local SPX Waukesha Sales & Service Representative, or us directly at the phone number above. You can also complete and submit our Service Project Inquiry form.

 

Transformer Rigging & Moving

Waukesha® Service possesses the special skills and experience required to move and/or relocate power transformers. Whether it’s a station upgrade, unit relocation due to increased load density and demand, transformer replacement or another need, Waukesha Service takes total responsibility for getting your valuable equipment from one location to another:

  • Transformer MovingPrepare Transformer for Shipment
  • Remove and Transport Oil
  • Disassemble Accessories / Parts
  • Hire and Coordinate a Qualified Rigger and Heavy Hauler to Load and Move your Equipment by Truck, Rail or Barge
  • Unload the Unit onto Foundation
  • Reassemble All Parts Removed for Shipment
  • Vacuum Process and Oil-Fill the Transformer

There are many instances where more than one move is required, such as a second unit or spare—you can be confident that Waukesha Service has the project management skills to coordinate and execute the entire project.

For more detailed information on our haul and install capabilities, download the following brochure (in Adobe Acrobat format):  

Transformer Installations & Relocations Flyer (659k)

In addition to transformer hauling and installations, SPX Transformer Solutions has the equipment, experience and capability to complete other repairs and/or upgrades you may elect to perform while your older transformer is drained of oil such as insulation dryouts, bushing replacements, LTC repairs/upgrades, FR3 retrofill, etc.; combining services can minimize costs and transformer downtime.

For more information or assistance during normal business hours, call or e-mail your local SPX Waukesha Sales & Service Representative, or us directly at the phone number above. You can also complete and submit our Service Project Inquiry form.

 

 

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