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Help please -- what do these ratings mean on a transformer?

  1. Oct 22, 2014 #1
    Could anyone explain what the following ratings mean on a transformer?
    120kw load, 1000v/500v, 60Hz
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 22, 2014 #2

    jedishrfu

    Staff: Mentor

  4. Oct 22, 2014 #3
    120 kW can't be labeled rating of a transformer. 120 kVA can.
     
  5. Oct 22, 2014 #4

    jedishrfu

    Staff: Mentor

    Yeah, I saw that too when I researched it and thought maybe its an old way to rate transformers or some wattage that you shouldn't exceed when you place a load on it.
     
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