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#115144 - 08/19/03 07:29 PM Hot Transformer !!  
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This transformer was marked that it needed 6" air space front and rear.

It is heavily loaded 24/7 and the top was to hot to touch.

It was pushed back tight to the wall.

Bob (iwire)


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#115145 - 08/19/03 08:18 PM Re: Hot Transformer !!  
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Understand that {economy} dry-type transformers are often rated at 150°C rise—which means the hottest part of the transformer can run 270°F above room temperature at rated load. Hence, the logic behind the labeled clearance requirement.


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