Transformer Installation

Transformer Assembly, Installation & Commissioning

American Transformer Services, Inc. has some of the most highly trained assembly, installation, and commissioning crews in the industry

Looking for the right team to install your new transformer, American Transformer Services, Inc. has the capability and equipment to completely assemble and install your transformers.  Our teams have experience on virtually every transformer manufactured in the world today. American Transformer Services, Inc. can also disassemble units that may need to be moved.

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ATS team at your request can receive a transformer at many points of delivery and perform an inspection report at we have performed the services in the past at rail siding, port of entry, substation site or where ever the transformer may be delivered.  ATS can then assemble all parts that were removed for shipment to make the transformer operational. If the unit was shipped oil-filled and it is necessary to lower the oil level to install bushings or other parts, ATS has experience performing this work.

American Transformer Services, Inc. will bring in one of our oil-processing rigs to perform assembly services, using your specifications, the transformer supplier’s specifications or IEEE Specification.  ATS can vacuum degasify and prepare new oil for installation, pull vacuum on the transformer and professionally complete the vacuum oil-filling process.

A wide range of tests can also be performed by our skilled professional to verify that the transformer is ready enter service:

  • Doble® Power Factor Test of Windings
  • Doble® Power Factor Test of Bushings
  • Doble® Surge Arrester Test
  • Core Resistance (Megger)
  • TTR (Transformer Turns Ratio)
  • Winding Insulation Resistance
  • Winding Excitation
  • Winding Resistance
  • CT (Current Transformer) Ratio, Polarity and Saturation
  • Operational Check of Controls
  • Calibration of Gauges
  • Thermal Scans
  • Doble® Sweep Frequency Response Analysis
  • Phase Relation
  • Materials & Oil Testing:
    • Oil General Chemistry
    • DGA (Dissolved Gas Analysis)
    • Furfural Analysis
    • Particle Count
    • Metals-in-Oil Analysis
    • Degree of Polymerization

Transformers are one of the most expensive and important components in your substation, and you can be confident that the skilled American Transformer Services team will assemble and install it right.

In addition to transformer installation and assembly, ATS has the equipment, experience and capability to complete repairs, upgrades, insulation dryouts, bushing replacements, LTC repairs/upgrades, and FR3 retrofills.  These are but a few services we preform, please call or email for a complete list.

For more information or assistance, call or e-mail us.