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tap changer[′tap ‚chān·jər]
A device which is used to change the ratio of the input and output voltages of a transformer over any one of a definite number of steps.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Automatic on-load voltage regulation by using on-load tap changer
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The heart of an arc furnace control system is the furnace regulator and the tap changer
. The tap changer
is part of the transformer and is controlled by an operator or a computer that determines the amount of power entering the furnace and sets the arc length.