What is a suitable core material for a 150 kva hanging resistance welding transformer?

Hanging transformers are used with portable weld guns. They generally have long conductors to the guns. The transformers tend to be large to drive the power over these long cables.

Portable Gun


The question is what type of core material is suitable for a hanging transformer. This is a machine design question and is beyond the scope of this forum.

Consult a transformer manufacturer for additional information.

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