Converting 3Ø to1Ø using the Scott ‘T’ in Transformers

Dr. Transformer:  Myth-busters 101 today: Are we on TV? No? OK, well today we are talking about converting: your thinking, and 3 phase to 2 phase! There is a recurring myth in the electrical industry that it is advantageous to convert three phase (3Ø) to single phase (1Ø) using the Scott ‘T’ (refer to last week’s article).  Nothing can be further from the truth.  This typically comes up for us[…]

Scott ‘T’ Connections for Furnace Transformers, Auto Transformers and Distribution Transformers

Dr. Transformer:  Welcome back to PMI Institute for today’s discussion of Scott ‘T’ Connections!  Say what?  Social networking?  Not here!  And no Scotty beam me up, either! (Get it?)  No, this is about transformers!  Furnace Transformers, Auto Transformers and Distribution Transformers in particular and their connection options.  This is one part of the story. The ‘Scott’ connection is the most popular way to connect three phase, 3Ø, to two phase,[…]