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Oil filled transformer breathers

Discussion in 'Electrical Engineering' started by BIGEYE, Feb 11, 2004.

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  1. BIGEYE

    BIGEYE Guest

    What is the best temperature to dry out silica gel crystals that are in the
    breathers, and how long to keep in oven?
    TIA
     
  2. Bill

    Bill Guest

    I wasn't aware that the gel could be salvaged. We change it with fresh
    stuff when needed. I'm not sure the exact price but a gallon pail of it
    isn't that expensive. I thought there was some sort of chemical change in
    the gel and it couldn't be used again. Most Tx's I've seen (up to 10MVA)
    don't take more than 2 pails.

    Bill
     
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