The transformer plays a vital role in the electrical power system and many other electrical circuits. This article is all about the different classification of the transformer.
Only alternating current (AC) uses in a transformer. Without using the transformer, AC current cannot be circulated current and generated emf as per the recruitment. And the transformer does not use or work on direct current (DC) due to constant current and zero frequency.
Already, I have shared a tutorial based on the main parts of a Transformer with construction.
In this article, we will study the construction types of the transformer briefly.
Classification of Transformer based on Different Types
According to the studies and uses, we are using different kinds of transformers for a different purpose. So everyone working in this field must know the different types of transformer.
As per requirement, multiple types of the transformer are used and several branded of the transformer are manufactured.
I mention the below list of different types of transformer based on various basis.
Keep scrolling the types of Transformers below.
- Base on Electrical Supply
- Single phase transformer
- Three phase transformer
You can clear your points by the difference between single-phase and three-phase power systems.
- Base on Construction
- Core type transformer
- Shell transformer
- Base on Measurement
- Current transformer
- Potential transformer
- Base on Service
- Distribution transformer
- Power transformer
- Base on Cooling
- Dry type transformer
- Oil immersed type transformer
- Base on Function
- Step up transformer
- Step down transformer
- Base on Winding
- Single winding or Autotransformer
- Two winding transformer
- Three winding transformer
- Six winding transformer
- Base on Types of Winding
- Concentric types winding
- Sandwich types winding
The design of the transformer depends on the power distribution, its power capability, and transformer losses in the power system.
Companies Manufacturing Transformers
Many of the topmost electrical companies manufacture the transformer under their brand. Here is the shortlist of the Transformers brand.
The list of companies is given below.
- Uttam Bharat
That’s it all about various/different types and classification of the transformer.
- Alternating Current (AC) Vs Direct Current (DC)
- Electrical Vs Electronics Circuit
- Insulator Vs Conductor
- Electrical Projects Based on Transformer
- Electrical Measuring Instruments
In an upcoming tutorial, I will be covering detail about each transformer type.
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Myself Dipali Chaudhari. I am a master in Electrical Power System. Sharing my knowledge on this blog makes me happy. Apart from that, I love playing badminton. And sometimes I dwell on the Python programming.