Advantages of Dry Type Transformers

Dry type transformers are most suitable in locations where conventional oil filled transformers present a safety hazard. Some of the locations where dry type transformers are best suited are: Oil refineries, Chemical plants, Marine applications, Metro railways where there is significant safety is required against fire.

Advantages of Dry Type Transformers:

  • Dry type transformers have no risk of fire
  • Dry type transformers are lighter in weight compared to oil filled transformers
  • It requires less floor area to accommodate
  • No toxicity unlike synthetic liquid filled transformers
  • Dry type transformers are have efficient noiseless operation
  • Reduced installation cost
  • They are Maintenance free