November 22, 2017

Oil Dehydrator

Oil Dehydration

Industrial oil must not contain water. So it is an issue for oil systems. Nevertheless, water removal is possible and easy to do with oil dehydrator.

Though, only a few sources can give the real facts of unfortunate water contaminant in industrial oil. The oil dehydration is classical industrial equipment service, but we should also realize clearly why removing of water from oil system is so important.

Importance of Oil Dehydration


November 9, 2017

Degassing Equipment

Contaminated Transformer Oil Purification Methods

Transformer oil becomes contaminated and oxidized during use or long term storage. Small particles of transformer construction materials, as well as solved water and gas reduce the dielectric strength of the oil. Continued use of such product in the electrical equipment, failures are unavoidable. Therefore, many facilities protect their transformer using degassing equipment.

Until recently, oil was processed in stages by several different types of equipment to...

November 3, 2017

Oil Processing

Oil Processing methods and equipment

Oil processing is the best way to save money on purchasing new oil. Experience indicates that regular oil processing prolongs the life of oil and oil-filled equipment. Below we examine the basic techniques of oil processing and equipment.

Oil processing by sedimentation

This method is suitable for oil that has a low degree of contamination (with solid particles and water). Oil is placed in a special sedimentation tanks...

November 3, 2017

Oil maintenance of power transformers and hydraulic systems

Power transformers are an essential part of the modern electric power industry. Their reliability ensures power supply to large industrial facilities and residential consumers. In this article we will learn about transformer oil, which is an important part of transformer insulation system, and oil maintenance.

Let’s start with oil functions. Oil in a transformer isolates active parts and removes heat generated in the transformer during operation. Oil mitigates some of the...

November 3, 2017

Bitumen modification with polymers

Bitumen modification is a process most often used in the production of high quality materials for road construction and repair of highways, as well as roofing. The product certainly deserves consideration.

What is bitumen modification? Scope of use.

Bitumen is a black substance insoluble in water that contains high molecular weight hydrocarbons and their derivatives. It is generally found in solid or resinous state.

Bitumen mixtures use natural and artificial ingredients. Natural bitumen...

October 27, 2017

Bitumen Emulsion

Bitumen emulsion is a binding material, consisting of water and bitumen. Emulsion is a disperse system, with particles of bitumen dispersed in water. The main task is to keep  bitumen microparticles from coalescing,  which maintains physicochemical properties of the emulsion and its quality. This stability is achieved with special emulsifiers.

Bitumen emulsions are transportable, easily stored materials. They are kept in the storage warehouses in cylindrical containers...

October 27, 2017

Filter cart CMM-0,6

Mobile filter cart CMM-0.6 is designed for cleaning industrial oils with a maximum viscosity of up to 70 cts at a temperature of 50 °C.

During operation, transformer oil is oxidized and contaminated.  Transformer tank with a liquid dielectric accumulates moisture, impurities and gas. They significantly reduce the insulating properties of transformer oil. Oxidation and contamination are typical not only for transformer oil, but also turbine,...

October 26, 2017

Wind Turbine Gear Oil Changer

Turbine Gear Oil

The number of alternative energy generation sources is growing. The share of renewable power generation, according to some optimistic estimates, will reach at least 32% by 2030. This transition is spurred by the pressing environmental problems, such as harmful emissions, global warming etc.

Wind is an important source of renewable energy.  In one form or another, wind energy was used in Babylon, Egypt and China. The Europeans began using...

October 25, 2017

Oil recycling machine

Oil Recycling technologies and ways of realization

Oil recycling is an important direction in handling mankind’s industrial waste. To make the existing ecological situation better, it is vitally important to organize a proper waste oil collection and delivery to specialized enterprises engaged in oil recycling.

What about waste oil?

Waste oil is mineral or synthetic oil that was in operation and is severely contaminated. Waste oils that can be managed are:

gear oils; engine oils; brake...

October 23, 2017

Tap Changer

Oil Filled Tap Changer

Tap changer is a device that regulates voltage in transformers.  This device is usually useful when voltage in the system drops or surges. OLTC is an oil filled facility that requires special management and servicing.

Importance of Tap Changer

Certain conditions may cause problems in the system with sudden voltage changes. Voltage drops, for instance, can be caused by problems with the power grid or system repairs.

These problems are...

Transformer Insulating Oil

Transformer Insulating Oil

Electrical transformers need an adequate insulation. One of the most important components of insulation system is transformer insulating oil. It is a fluid or liquid substance that is common for transformer system and known as the most popular insulating material all over the world.

Transformer Insulation System

Each transformer has its own complex system of insulation. There always must be a combination of solid and fluid (or liquid) insulating components.


October 10, 2017


Transformer oil is a liquid insulation and also substance, that transfers heat through system. So it is undoubtedly important to know basic rules and principles of transformer oil treatment. And, first of all, you must know main parameters of oil for transformers.

Types of Transformer oil

There are two commonly widespread types of insulating oils:

Mineral oils (based on naphtha products) Paraffinic oils

However there are plenty of the other possible transformer oil origins, the...

October 8, 2017

Restore Oil - Industrial oil restoration

Industrial oils usually get contaminated and oxidized. So it’s important to know, how you can restore oil. The mechanisms always need proper heat dissipation, insulation and also lubrication of bearings and gearboxes in turbines of power plants.

How to Restore Oil?

To restore oil and rejuvenate it to the original properties and parameters you need to work for special changes during operation. The changes depend on the type of oil and its...

October 3, 2017

Transformer maintenance

Normal operation of electrical devices depends on regular maintenance. Transformer maintenance is a prerequisite for its reliable operation.

How often is it necessary to perform transformer maintenance? It is not easy to give a clear answer to this question, since it depends on the technical condition of the equipment and no two units are the same. The standards set a maximum interval of four years.

Stages of transformer maintenance

Transformer maintenance usually begins...

October 2, 2017

Oil Cleaning System

Oil Cleaning System

Cleaning of oils is a difficult process. Oil cleaning system should include technologies and methodology, that are known to science and were tested in practice.

Some companies can use simple сlassical ways as sedimentation of water and mechanical impurities. Some companies have their own unique developments as specially designed GlobeCore plants and mobile units.

Oil system condition

No matter which methods of oil cleaning are taken into account, this procedure provides...

October 2, 2017

Single-Phase Transformer

Single-Phase Transformer

Single-phase transformer may be connected to obtain three-phase power.These are found at many Reclamation facilities, at shops, offices, and warehouses.

ANSI standard connections are illustrated below in the following figures. There are other angular displacements that will work but are seldom used. Do not attempt to connect single-phase units together in any combination that does keep the exact angular displacement on both primary and secondary; a dangerous short circuit could...

September 29, 2017

Biodiesel Plant Production

Alternative fuels appeared due to several factors. First, the countries with limited mineral reserves were searching to reduce their fuel dependence from foreign suppliers. Secondly, alternative fuels were considered more environmentally friendly than traditional fuels. Therefore, a biodiesel production was reasonably thought as a way to solve both problems.

Biodiesel is a liquid fuel that is used in automobile engines. Studies have confirmed that, biodiesel spilled into...

Oil Flushing Service

Oil Flushing

Oil Flushing is used in hydraulic and turbine system to remove any bad contaminants. It prevents you from unfortunate failures in functioning of your plants.  Therefore it gives you an opportunity to prolong its service life and reliability of operation of turbines.

Oil Flushing is performed through cleaning of the system and bringing the fuel fluids into proper condition. There are many different ways which can be chosen for this...

September 21, 2017

Oil analysis; transformer oil tests

Why do we need an oil analysis? What are the oil quality standards? What kind of equipment should be used to restore the performance of used oil?

Power transformers are key components of power plants, substations and other power grid facilities. The importance of transformers can hardly be overstated, as they transform electricity that drives the modern world of business and commerce.

Transformers, depending on their structure and applications, can work in...

September 14, 2017

Transformer Oil

Transformer oil is widely used as coolant, insulator and suppressor of the arc in electrical devices. The composition of transformer oil includes naphthenes, paraffins and aromatic hydrocarbons. The mass fraction of other components, as a rule, does not exceed 4-5% (for a fresh product).

Transformer oil operating performance

Performance of transformer oil is evaluated by the following parameters:

dielectric loss tangent. The sufficient dielectric strength of oil is ensurred through removal of water...

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обновлено: November 14, 2017 автором: dannik