Transformer Monitoring Basics

45 minutes


Why is monitoring a transformer important?

What are you monitoring in yours right now?

Is that enough?

This webinar will focus on these important questions as it explores the various aspects of modern transformer monitoring.  Loss of a transformer in a utility, generation plant or process can cost many millions of dollars depending on how long its out of service.

There are many reasons why a transformer can fail, and we want to help you understand how to make sure that doesn't happen.

Emilio MoralesTechnical Application Specialist in Transformer applications

Emilio attended Nuevo Leon State University in Mexico from 1975 to 1979, receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Electro Mechanical Engineering in 1980. Emilio has spent his entire career in design in the power transformer manufacturing industry. His has over 30 years of experience in design which includes transformers up to 500 MVA and 500 kV as well as furnace and rectifier transformers and different type of reactors. He is member of the IEEE/PES Transformer Committee and actively participating in different task forces.


Qualitrol Company LLC :

Established in 1945, Qualitrol is an independent subsidiary of Danaher with corporate headquarters located in Fairport, NY, USA. Our business units offer powerful solutions in the areas of:

Asset Protection
Qualitrol is the leading global supplier of protection instruments used on transformers. Our products are used on transformers globally, examples of which are oil and winding thermometers, pressure relief and pressure monitors, fiber optic direct winding temperature measurement, electronic transformer monitors and liquid level gauges.

Transmission and Distribution
We are the leading global supplier of digital fault recorders and traveling wave fault location equipment. These products are used in high voltage power transmission lines. Qualitrol also offers a best-in-class power quality monitor used in the lower voltage distribution power network.  

Condition Monitoring (for T&D) - Partial Discharge
Our Glasgow, UK team is the leading global supplier of partial discharge condition based monitoring systems for Gas Insulated Switchgear, GIS.

Condition Monitoring (for Generation) - Rotating Machines
The newest additions to the Qualitrol portfolio of products are those for rotating machines, generators and large motors. We are the largest global supplier of partial discharge monitoring on power generators in hydro, nuclear and fossil fuel power generation plants. Innovative test products for both the rotor and stator round out the product offering.

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