Know the best brands of Power Transformers in Nigeria to buy in 2023
Are you buying a power transformer for your estate, community, or factory because utility companies cannot provide one? Even if you have to pay for it in the long term, you are not alone; Nigerians and Nigerian companies and investments have suffered this lack for a long time. Rather than providing these for free, politicians now want to vote as a payback to give communities power transformers. If you are in this situation, this article will guide you on what brand you should buy and what to look out for when purchasing transformers. Some brands are enormous in brand name and not necessarily in quality, and they promise you the same one-year warranty that other brands promise, but their price and name are all to it that you may be buying if you insist only on brand names. Many brands are getting it right and making better transformers that may not necessarily last you a lifetime. Still, they are enough to keep you and your facility for a long time and, if properly maintained, can last an unusually long time. Let us get to it now. The GZ Industrial Product Review Team is ahead of others in technical evaluation. They bring the professionalism of product review to focus, and this article is one of those efforts to give Nigeria a fair evaluation of industrial products.
What are power transformers?
Power transformers transform electrical power from one voltage level to another. This is typically done to transmit electrical power over long distances or to distribute electrical power at different voltage levels in a local power grid.
A transformer works by taking advantage of the fact that an electrical current can create a magnetic field and that a changing magnetic field can induce an electrical current. In a transformer, an alternating current (AC) is applied to a primary coil of wire, which creates a changing magnetic field. This changing magnetic field then induces a current in a secondary coil of wire. By carefully designing the coils and the transformer’s magnetic core, the voltage of the induced current in the secondary coil can be made higher or lower than the voltage in the primary coil.
Transformers are used in various applications, including power transmission and distribution, electrical power generation, and in electronic devices such as TVs, computers, and smartphones. They are an essential component of the electrical power grid and are critical for the reliable delivery of electrical power to homes and businesses. You should know that there are six different types of transformers for the purpose of this article.
Best brands of power transformers in Nigeria compared
ABB Power transformer
ABB power transformers are the most sought-after of all power transformers in Nigeria because they have a huge global brand name. ABB is a Swiss multinational corporation that operates in electricity and automation. The company is known for its innovative and high-quality products and solutions for a wide range of industries, including utilities, industry, transportation, and infrastructure. Some of the key areas where ABB is active include electrical transmission and distribution, robotics and automation, electrified transportation, and renewable energy. The company has a strong global presence, with operations in more than 100 countries and a customer base that includes utilities, governments, and companies in a variety of sectors.
The price for an ABB 500KVA 11/0.415KV prince NGN 9,500,000 Warranty; 12 months
Siemens Power Transformer
This brand of transformer is only sometimes available from electrical merchants in Nigeria because of the price and the difficulty in getting these products from the manufacturers. Siemens is a leading manufacturer of electrical transformers. The company offers a wide range of transformers for various applications, including power transmission, distribution, and generation. Siemens’ transformers are known for their high quality and reliability and are used in a variety of industries, including utilities, infrastructure, and industry. In addition to manufacturing transformers, Siemens is also involved in a number of other businesses, including energy generation and distribution, healthcare, and transportation.
The price for a Siemens 500 KVA 11/0.415KV prince NGN 11,500,000 Warranty; 12 months
Astor Power Transformer
Astor is one of the most popular transformers sold by the GZ team because of its reliability and durability. Astor liquid-filled transformers are manufactured following the most demanding industry and international standards. A product from Turkey. ASTOR was commissioned by the government-owned Turkish Electricity Transmission Corporation (TEİAŞ) to deliver 49 power transformers as a result of the tender held in 2020. The project is worth over $42 million. ASTOR has collaborated with the government agency on many projects similar projects.
The price for an ASTOR 500 KVA 11/0.415KV prince NGN 6,700 Warranty; 12 months
Meksan Power transformer
Meksan is a Turkish electrical power transformer brand by the parent company MEKSAN TRANSFORMATOR SANAYI VE TICARET LTD. STI. Their factory was started in the Sanliurfa Organized Industrial Zone in 1998. It operates on an area of 11,000 square meters of which 6,000 square meters are comprised of closed space for production and manufacturing. Their product is in accordance with the TS 267 and the IEC 76 standards. All their product is documented with the TSE standards conformity, ISO 9001:2000 quality system, and ISO 14001 environmental management system certificates. GZ Industrial supplies is also a distributor of the Mecsan brand.
The price for an Mecsan 500 KVA 11/0.415KV prince NGN 6,200 Warranty; 12 months
Daiken Power transformer
Daiken is a well-known manufacturer of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) products, such as air conditioners, heat pumps, and refrigeration equipment. The company has only recently started manufacturing other electrical equipment, such as power transformers, and they have been doing great. Their transformer in Nigeria is also nicely priced, as below.
The price for a Daiken 500 KVA 11/0.415KV NGN 6,500 Warranty; 12 months
We must end this article by demanding that you understand how to maintain your power transformers, and your team should also know how to test them; if not, get an expert always to support you if you enjoy the product for a long time.