shell-type transformer

shell-type transformer

[′shel ¦tīp tranz′fȯr·mər]
(electromagnetism)
Transformer in which the magnetic circuit completely surrounds the windings.
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Efacec USA's Georgia transformer plant is the sole North American producer of large, high capacity shell-type transformers -- as well as core units like this one.
The 115 MVA core transformer unit, deployed as part of the Red Mesa wind project by NextEra (a subsidiary of Florida Power & Light) is typical of the units the Efacec plant will be producing; both core- and shell-type transformers up to 1500 MVA and 525 kV.