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Can a Buck-Boost Transformer be utilized on a 50hz system, even though the nameplate shows the Transformer to be rated for 60Hz?

Issue:
Buck Boost Transformers used on 50 Hz systems

Product Line:
LV Transformers

Environment:
Applies to Low Voltage Transformers by SquareD/Schneider Electric

Cause:
50 Hz systems are used in many parts of the world

Resolution:

In some cases, yes.  If the induction levels of magnetic flux in the core of the Transformer resulting from the applied voltage at 50Hz do not exceed the unit`s acceptable induction levels, then it can be done. To check if it is in acceptable range, use the Buck/Boost Transformer Calculator which is available on-line under the free software and on-line tools section of the SquareD/Schneider Electric website. The link is:  http://buckboostcalculator.com/index.cfm


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