Energy & Power
Transmission & Distribution
Pacific Crest expands transformer design with Nomex 910
By Renée Francoeur
Nomex 910 is an insulating material comprised of high quality cellulose and Nomex aramid ingredients, which, according to Pacific Crest, provides better thermal and electrical performance than traditional cellulosic paper.
With an insulation material, which can withstand higher temperatures, Pacific Crest claims it can design a higher capacity from a smaller footprint; this will enable PCT to provide replacement transformers for the aging installed base.
PCT is a 96 years-old manufacturer of liquid-filled distribution, power and specialty transformers.